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  • Saudi Arabia steps up beheadings; some see political message

    By Angus McDowall
  • Senate's inquiry into CIA torture sidesteps blaming Bush, aides

    WASHINGTON A soon-to-be released Senate report on the CIA doesn't assess the responsibility of former President George W. Bush or his top aides for any of the abuses of the agency's detention and interrogation program, avoiding a full public accounting of...

    Is the U.S. turning people away at the border who've been threatened with rape and murder?

    The Department of Homeland Security has a protocol for handling undocumented migrants who show up at the border or at “ports of entry” such as Los Angeles International Airport. The first contact is U.S. Customs and Border Protection, whose...

    Two Thais arrested for trafficking of Bangladeshis, Rohingya

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities have arrested two men charged with human trafficking, police said on Tuesday, following the discovery of 134 suspected victims in southern Thailand at a time when the military government is under international pressure...

    Anger as wounded Kurdish fighters die stranded at Turkish border

    SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - With medical supplies depleted in the war-ravaged north Syrian town of Kobani, Kurdish activist Blesa Omar rushed three comrades wounded in battle against Islamic State fighters straight to the border to dispatch them to a Turkish...