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Last Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of Genocide, Get Life Terms

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia in the 1970s, when their reign of terror was responsible for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people, were convicted Friday by an international tribunal of ge...
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Migrants Stream into Tijuana, but Face Long Stay

TIJUANA, Mexico — About 2,000 Central American migrants had already reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana and another 1,200 from a second caravan set out from Mexico City toward the border Friday. With ...
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Bangladesh Scraps Rohingya Return, Says No One Wants to Go

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — The head of Bangladesh's refugee commission said plans to begin the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The refugees "are no...
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Defense Chief’s Resignation Pushes Israel Toward Election

JERUSALEM — Israel's defense minister on Wednesday abruptly resigned to protest a new cease-fire with Hamas militants in Gaza, throwing the government into turmoil and pushing the country toward an early election. Avigdor Lieberman's decision was ostensibly...
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Hamas, Israel Trade Heavy Fire After Deadly Incursion

Thousands of mourners in the Gaza Strip have buried seven Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli incursion into the territory. GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday while Israeli ...
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