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Christian Lowe

Christian Lowe

    Poland investigation into secret CIA prisons loses steam
    Poland investigation into secret CIA prisons loses steam
    Lawyers for two men who say they were held illegally in a secret CIA jail on Polish territory argue that a landmark criminal investigation into the...
    Muammar's men leave uniforms ... and a Scud
    Muammar's men leave uniforms ... and a Scud
    When Muammar Gaddafi's soldiers fled this corner of a field outside Tripoli where they were camped, they left behind their army fatigues, a can of...
    Libya oil chief quits, says Parliament source
    Libya oil chief quits, says Parliament source
    Shokri Ghanem has left his post as chairperson of Libya's state oil firm, a source in the Libyan Parliament confirmed, handing a setback to foreign...
    Gas disruption bites in Europe
    Gas disruption bites in Europe
    Russia halted gas supplies via Ukraine to the Balkans, Turkey and south-eastern Europe on Tuesday and flows to European Union-member state Austria...
    Russian Aeroflot plane crashes, 88 people killed
    Russian Aeroflot plane crashes, 88 people killed
    A Russian Boeing 737-500 airliner crashed near the Ural mountains on Sunday, killing all 88 people on board, officials said.
    Smallest spark could start war in Georgia regions
    Smallest spark could start war in Georgia regions
    On wooded hillsides where Georgian and separatist troops eye each other through the sights of their guns, the smallest spark could set off a...
    Medvedev vows to uphold Putin legacy
    Medvedev vows to uphold Putin legacy
    Russia's next president Dmitry Medvedev pledged to uphold Vladimir Putin's policies on Monday after a big election win that critics said was...
    Russia's Medvedev set for Presidency
    Russia's Medvedev set for Presidency
    Dmitry Medvedev was elected as Russia's next president, early results showed on Sunday, after a vote that will preserve the power of his mentor...
    Russia says it will move Aids prisoner to hospital
    Russia says it will move Aids prisoner to hospital
    Russia's prison service bowed to international pressure on Thursday by saying it would transfer Vasily Alexanian, an inmate gravely ill with...
    Russian court refuses to release sick oil boss
    Russian court refuses to release sick oil boss
    A Russian court refused bail on Wednesday to a jailed oil executive who is gravely ill with HIV/Aids, the latest ruling in a case that has put...
    Russia says UK is politicising Litvinenko case
    Russia says UK is politicising Litvinenko case
    Russia accused Britain of politicising the case of murdered Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko on Friday and said the affair was hurting the two...
    Former Russian president Yeltsin dies
    Former Russian president Yeltsin dies
    Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin, who buried the Soviet Union and then led Russia through its chaotic first years of independence, died on...