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Looting, killing in Haitian capital

Looting and killings were reported in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, on Friday as loyalists of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide manned barricades and vowed to beat back an expected rebel assault. Banks and most other businesses were shuttered and there was virtually no traffic in the city centre.

Killing, looting plague Bunia after Ugandan troops leave

Bodies lay in the streets of the DRC town of Bunia on Friday, following a day of clashes between rival militia groups vying to fill a power vacuum left by departing Ugandan soldiers, witnesses said.

Looting, celebrating in Baghdad

Three decades of iron rule by Saddam Hussein appeared to be collapsing in Baghdad today as US troops mopping up fading resistance were met by jubilant Iraqis and looting broke out unhindered.

Looting spree hits Basra

The big guns over Basra have at last fallen silent. For almost three weeks now every night has been punctuated by the deafening crack of British shells over the city. But on Sunday night not a single volley was fired.

Ugandan president denies looting DRC riches

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Saturday that his country was not in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the purpose of looting mineral wealth there.

US attacks see ‘steady looting of South Africa’

CLAIRE KEETON, Johannesburg | Thursday THE repercussions of the September 11 attacks on the United States are hitting South Africa hard, with the rand...

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