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Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested outside Paris

The suspect in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Felicien Kabuga, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run, the French justice ministry said. The 84-year-old businessman had a $5 million US bounty on his head. The ministry added that he was living under a false identity in Asnieres-Sur-Seine. Rwanda’s two main ethnic groups […]

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Johnson shuffles UK cabinet | New Europe

UK prime minister Boris Johnson started carrying out the first major reshuffle of his cabinet since being elected in December. Sajid Javid resigned as Chancellor after Johnson reportedly ordered him to dismiss all his aides. Johnson had already fired four Cabinet ministers and two others as he began a shake-up of his top team. Northern […]

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Fewer journalists killed this year, says report

The International Federation of Journalists said on 9 December that far fewer journalists are being killed this year compared to last year. The IFJ represents 600,000 media professionals from across the world. The group announced that 49 journalists have been killed so far this year, down from last year’s 95. This year’s countries with the […]

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Saudi Arabia

German court annuls ban on Saudi arms exports

A German court on 3 December cancelled an export ban that had prevented arms manufacturer Rheinmetall from exporting armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia. The government had put the ban in place after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh’s diplomatic mission in Istanbul. It had also imposed travel bans on 18 Saudis suspected of […]

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