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04 Aug

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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Egypt resumes trials of former officials  

Ex-interior minister Habib al-Adly and senior security officials face charges over their role in killing of protesters.

Last Modified: 04 Aug 2011 12:04 GMT

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Shell faces first Nigeria spill claims in UK

British court rules that Bodo community can seek compensation from Dutch oil giant after oil spills devastate area.

Last Modified: 04 Aug 2011 05:49 GMT

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Hosni Mubarak is seen on a huge TV screen outside the Police Military Academy in Cairo, as the former Egyptian president enters the courtroom on a hospital bed

Mubarak faces wrath of nation he terrorised

Robert Fisk: This was a moment when a country proved not only that its revolution was real, but that its victims were real.

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Villagers from Las Dos Erres protested with red roses at the trial

Guatemalan soldiers get 6,060 years for civil war massacre

Guy Adams: A court in Guatemala has sentenced four retired army officers to each serve 6,060 years in prison for carrying out one of the most notorious atrocities in the country’s 36-year civil war.

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World Politics

Britain rules out military action against Syria

Britain will continue to press for international action against the Syrian regime amid a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters, a Foreign Office minister said.

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Nigeria oil spill clean-up ‘will take 30 years’

Oil spill in Oloibiri Town, Niger Delta

 A succession of oil spills by Shell and other companies over half a century will cost $1bn to clean up, says major UN report 

One Response to “Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective”

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    mary Says:

    re Mubarak faces the wrath of those he terrorized . . . using the money we have given to support him for so many years.

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