International

More Than 90 Killed in Norway’s Twin Attacks

Norwegian police are questioning the suspected gunman who shot and killed at least 84 people at a youth summer camp hours after he set off a bomb blast that killed seven people in the capital, Oslo. Police announced the updated death toll Saturday from the most violent events Norway has witnessed since World War II

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Gambia: Hundreds disappeared, killed and tortured

Gambia must act to improve the deteriorating human rights situation across the country, Amnesty International said in a campaign document released today. Climate of Fear Continues: Enforced disappearances, killings and torture in Gambia details how cases of enforced disappearances are yet to be resolved after several years

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France says Gaddafi could stay in Libya

France says Muammar Gaddafi can remain in Libya if he surrenders power and follows a Paris-backed ceasefire deal to end the conflict in his country, the French foreign minister said. "One of the scenarios effectively envisaged is that he stays in Libya on one condition which I repeat - that he very clearly steps aside from Libyan political life,"

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Sudan Will Not Grant South Sudanese Dual Citizenship

Sudan's ruling party has affirmed the government will not grant dual citizenship to people of South Sudan, after the new country said it will allow dual nationality. Citizenship is a key unresolved issue between the neighboring countries, which separated when South Sudan declared independence on July 9

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President Obama ‘Proud’ to Recognize South Sudan

The United States has formally recognized the Republic of South Sudan on its independence day. President Barack Obama said in a statement Saturday that he is “proud” to extend diplomatic recognition. He said South Sudan's newly declared independence is a “historic achievement” that shows, in his words, “the light of a new dawn is possible” after war

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Yemeni president makes first TV appearance since attack

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has appeared on TV for the first time since being badly burned in an attack on his palace last month. He did not move his arms, and both his hands were bandaged. Mr Saleh has been undergoing treatment in Saudi Arabia since 6 June following the attack, which officials said was caused by a bomb. Yemen has been rocked by months of unrest, with protesters calling for Mr Saleh's resignation

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