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2012-03-13 12:15:29 Human Rights Watch Oral Statement On Nation to the UN Human Rights Council [HRW] Human Rights Watch welcomes the report of the international Commission of Inquiry on Libya, which rightly highlighted a wide range of past and ongoing human rights violations. We support the Commission's conclusions that "international crimes, specifically crimes against humanity and war crimes, were committed by Qadhafi forces in Libya."

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Saturday, 10-25-14, 12:32Ebola Cases Now Exceed 10,000[allAfrica]Geneva -An overview of the current state of Ebola infections is provided by excerpts from the October 25 situation report of the World Health Organization's Ebola Response Roadmap:
Saturday, 10-25-14, 7:3527 Candidates to Run for Presidency[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The official number of candidates for the presidential election is 27 candidates after the expiry of the deadlines for appeals to the Administrative Court, President of the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE) Chafik Sarsar announced on Friday.
Saturday, 10-25-14, 7:28Sisi Calls for Emergency Meeting After Sinai Attack[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Friday for an emergency meeting and asked the National Defence Council to convene in response to the latest Attack on army check point in Sinai.
Saturday, 10-25-14, 7:24Mugabe Loses Control?[Zimbabwe Independent]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is facing an explosive Zanu PF internal revolt after his wife Grace yesterday escalated her insults and abuse of Vice-President Joice Mujuru to hysterical levels, amid indications the ruling party's leader has lost control to his seemingly panic-stricken spouse as things dramatically fall apart.
Saturday, 10-25-14, 7:04'Terrorists' Hide-Out Raided[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The intervention of security forces in Chebbaou, delegation of Oued Ellil ended successfully after 28 hours of negotiations but also of firefight with the terrorist group holed up in a house, Interior Ministry's spokesman Mohamed Ali Laroui said Friday.

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