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WikiLeaks Iraq War Logs: Torture, Civilian Death Toll Revealed

Interview claiming U.S. weapons were contaminated and caused tumors in victims. U.S. commanders in Iraq ignored evidence of torture and often failed to investigate the killing of civilians. These are the major findings from the leak of 400,000 secret American military files from the whistleblowing website, WikiLeaks. The data describes widespread brutal torture of detainees […]

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African Union and al-Shabab Fighters Clash in Mogadishu, 11 Killed

At least 11 people killed in violent fighting between Somalia’s main opposition, al-Shabab fighters, and African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Mogadishu. Nine civilians were killed. The violence erupted early Friday near the K4 area in southeastern Mogadishu, a major flashpoint. Wikipedia: Council of Islamic Courts | al-Shabab | Battle of Mogadishu (2009) Wardhigley district | […]

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