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A woman appeared on Syrian state television Wednesday claiming that she is the young Syrian who was widely reported to have been beheaded and mutilated by security agents while in custody last month. The station said the interview was intended to discredit foreign "media fabrications."
Carnegie Mellon University and Rwandan President Paul Kagame announced plans Friday to open a branch campus in his country, making it the first American university to do so in central Africa.
The United Nations will airlift emergency rations this week to parts of drought-ravaged Somalia that militants banned them from more than two years ago.
Amnesty International's website became inaccessible in Saudi Arabia on Monday, just three days after the rights group published a leaked copy of the kingdom's controversial new anti-terrorism draft law.
Tunisia's transitional government said Tuesday that elections for a national constituent assembly would go ahead on July 24 despite calls from the election commission for a delay until October.
I marvel at how some people can completely ignore the fact that millions of law-abiding immigrants are patiently waiting their turn to come to America legally, while our leaders try to give millions of illegal aliens who have already demonstrated their contempt for the rule of law priority, fast-track citizenship.
An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery confessed to helping a man kill her husband and re-enacted the alleged murder in an interview shown Friday on Iranian state television — an apparent effort by the government to deflect international criticism over the case.
"Clearly, some bad scientists are just greedy opportunists who care about only their own well-being. But those who fervently believe their own rhetoric about saving humanity may be even more dangerous," writes John Horgan at the Scientific American blog Cross-check.
Federal investigators were stymied in two separate probes to uncover corruption involving U.S. aid to Iraq, thanks to an Iraqi amnesty law that allowed the suspects to avoid justice.