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Defense lawyer: Mladic may not be fit to hear verdicts

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic says it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up...
Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little action

CAIRO — In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade...
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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations is seeking to put human rights advisers and monitors into the 5,000-troop African force that is charged with...
Surgeons remove worms, parasites from N. Korean soldier

SEOUL, South Korea — Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea have removed dozens...
Russia again vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria

UNITED NATIONS — Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for...
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GENEVA — A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without...
Myanmar cardinal defends Suu Kyi on eve of pope trip

VATICAN CITY — Myanmar's Catholic cardinal on Friday defended Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi against "unfair" criticism over the military crackdown on Muslim...
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WASHINGTON — The United States has voted against a yearly resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism, though it doesn't like Nazis. ...
Rival US and Russian resolutions defeated on Syria  weapons

UNITED NATIONS — Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in...
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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. envoy for Libya said Thursday he is confident that competing parliaments in the North African country "are close to...

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