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Executed Teen Found Innocent 18 Years Later

Inner Mongolia Higher People’s Court delivers 30,000 yuan in condolence money to family on reversal of ruling for which teen received death penalty Compiled by Caixin (Beijing) – Nearly two decades after his execution, a court declared a man named Qoysiletu wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of a woman in a public toilet in Hohhot, said the Inner ...

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Executed Teen Found Innocent 18 Years Later

Inner Mongolia Higher People’s Court delivers 30,000 yuan in condolence money to family on reversal of ruling for which teen received death penalty Compiled by Caixin (Beijing) – Nearly two decades after his execution, a court declared a man named Qoysiletu wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of a woman in a public toilet in Hohhot, said the Inner ...

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McCain prepared to help Obama close Guantanamo

December 14, 2014 — Updated 1439 GMT (2239 HKT) Washington (CNN) — An unlikely ally is offering a glimmer of hope that President Barack Obama can make good on his vow to close Guantanamo Bay before leaving office. Republican Sen. John McCain, a fierce critic of Obama’s foreign policy, is about to take the chairmanship of the powerful Senate Armed ...

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Sierra Leone Bans Public Christmas Celebrations

Peter Clottey A spokesman for Sierra Leone’s government says banning of all public celebrations during Christmas festivities is part of the administration’s effort to contain the Ebola outbreak. Abdulai Bayraytay says security agencies including the police and the army will enforce the nationwide ban beginning on December 20. “Amidst the Ebola virus we are containing, we don’t want to reverse ...

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India police question man for pro-Islamic State tweets

BANGALORE, India (AP) – Police in southern India said Saturday they have detained a man believed to be behind a popular pro-Islamic State group Twitter account. Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, was being questioned by authorities, said a top police official in Bangalore. He gave no other details and spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not allowed ...

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CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

WASHINGTON — When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan. The interrogators slapped Mohammed, denied him sleep, rehydrated him through his rectum, threatened to kill his children and waterboarded ...

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CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

WASHINGTON — When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan. The interrogators slapped Mohammed, denied him sleep, rehydrated him through his rectum, threatened to kill his children and waterboarded ...

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