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Tim Witcher

Tim Witcher

    Platini: Blatter lied about plans to let go of power
    Platini: Blatter lied about plans to let go of power
    Uefa president Michel Platini said Monday that Fifa president Sepp Blatter had lied about his plans for a new term as he backed Prince Ali bin al...
    FBI releases footage of Boston bombing suspects
    FBI releases footage of Boston bombing suspects
    The dramatic twist in the hunt came just after US President Barack Obama vowed to the people of Boston that the "evil" bombers behind the...
    Taliban denies involvement in Boston Marathon blasts
    Taliban denies involvement in Boston Marathon blasts
    "We believe in attacking the US and its allies but we are not involved in this attack," Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesperson...
    LRA poach ivory as hunt for Kony intensifies
    LRA poach ivory as hunt for Kony intensifies
    While nations believe they have Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) chief Joseph Kony on the run in the jungles of Central Africa, the Ugandan-origin...
    Syrian rebels threaten more violence should sanction bid fail
    Syrian rebels threaten more violence should sanction bid fail
    The vote, expected later on Wednesday, gained new urgency as fierce fighting erupted across Damascus and rebel fighters at the forefront of the
    Double-veto blocks UN resolution on Syria
    Double-veto blocks UN resolution on Syria
    Russia and China on Saturday blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Syria for its crackdown on protests, hours after...
    New ICC war crimes prosecutor up for a tough time
    New ICC war crimes prosecutor up for a tough time
    Gambia's Fatou Bensouda will on Monday be formally elected chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the hunt for war criminals...
    Ban Ki-moon set for second term as UN secretary-general
    Ban Ki-moon set for second term as UN secretary-general
    The United Nations General Assembly was poised to elect South Korean Ban Ki-moon to a second term as the UN's secretary general Tuesday, after he...
    Paris summit mulls Libya military strikes
    Paris summit mulls Libya military strikes
    US, European, Arab and African leaders gather in Paris on Saturday for a summit on Libya with the threat of military strikes against Muammar...
    UN aims to bring Somalia off the 'forgotten' list
    UN aims to bring Somalia off the 'forgotten' list
    The international community will on Thursday again try to rally to the cause of war-torn Somalia's UN-backed government, which has launched its...
    Leader named and shamed, but still lording it over DRC
    Leader named and shamed, but still lording it over DRC
    He has been named and shamed by the United Nations, accused of murder, rape and abusing child soldiers in one of Africa's most merciless war zones,...
    UN troops to be moved to Sudanese border
    UN troops to be moved to Sudanese border
    United Nations troops are to be moved to the tense north-south Sudan frontier to head off violence ahead of a referendum that could break up...