Cyprus police are intensifying a search for the remains of more victims at locations where an army officer, who authorities say admitted to killing five women and two girls, allegedly had dumped their bodies.
Government dysfunction and an intelligence failure that preceded the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka are traced to simmering divisions between the president and prime minister after a weekslong political crisis that crippled the country last year.
This story was first published on April 26, 1994 when AP journalist John Daniszewski reported on South Africa’s first all-race election. We are reprinting the story now to mark the 25th anniversary of the vote and the end of apartheid, the system of racial discrimination.
Supporters of Baltimore’s embattled mayor have grown largely quiet as a chorus of resignation calls has dramatically swelled following raids of her government offices, her two city homes and other locations by teams of federal investigators carting out boxes of evidence.
Athletes’ representative Beckie Scott will not participate in the inquiry over her bullying allegations against officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency, insisting WADA’s rebooted effort to look into the matter lacks transparency and is 'akin to a kangaroo court.'
President Ashraf Ghani has inaugurated the country’s new parliament after almost six months since elections were held and following long delays, claims of voter fraud, unresolved disputes and political bickering.
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