A relative of a dissident killed during former Gen. Augusto ...
Jul 21st, 2010
(AP) - A relative of a dissident killed during former Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship holds a portrait outside La Moneda government palace in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday July 21, 2010. The Roman Catholic Church handed Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera a petition for massive pardons that included military officials who committed crimes against humanity during Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship (1973-90). (AP Photo/Roberto Candia) -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried calling Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to discuss the imprisoned nephew of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng but Wang was not available, the State Department said on Friday. Wang was said to be in Singapore on Friday for meetings with senior officials there. State Department sp... [Full Article]
BASRA, Iraq (AP) - Hundreds of Iraqis attended the Friday funeral in a southern city of two Shiite fighters killed in Syria. Several such funerals have been held in recent months, the latest sign that the conflict has taken on a sectarian regional dimension. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Former energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released early from prison on Monday, just two months after being jailed for lying to police about a speeding offence. Sentenced in March to eight months behind bars each, the pair were found guilty of perverting the course of justice by falsely telling police th... [Full Article]