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Some of Guantanamo’s hardest cases to get new look

detainee Faez al-Kandari in Guantanamo BAy US Naval Base

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba: As the U.S. renews its effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, it will soon begin reconsidering the fate of

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Narvada Devi Poem Anthology- Chattan
Narvda Devi rolls out her debut poem anthology- Chattan

KATHMANDU: Narvada Devi, a Nepali poetess residing in the United States for a long time has published her first poem anthology- Chattan (Rock). Bairagi Kainla, Chancellor of Nepal Academy inaugurated

Noam Chomsky
CIA admits it spied on father of modern linguistics Noam Chomsky

WASHINGTON: The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has admitted to having amassed data on MIT linguistics professor and government critic Noam Chomsky during the 1970s, Foreign Policy magazine’s The Cable

sister of Kenneth Bae
American jailed in North Korea Kenneth Bae moved to hospital, says sister

An American Christian missionary imprisoned in North Korea is in deteriorating health and has been moved from a prison work camp to a hospital within the past two weeks, his

Senator Ted Cruz
Cruz again raps Obama’s health care law

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday continued his call for cutting off funding for President Barack Obama’s health care law and told conservative Christians that congressional lawmakers

US withdraws diplomats from Lahore consulate

WASHINGTON: The US state department on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to Pakistan and ordered non-essential government personnel to leave the US consulate in Lahore because of a specific

Amnesty names 5 Cubans ‘prisoners of conscience’

HAVANA: Amnesty International designated five Cubans detained on the island as “prisoners of conscience” on Sunday and called for their immediate release. The New York-based human rights watchdog highlighted the

LAPD: 1 dead, 1 detained as car rams beach crowd

LOS ANGELES: A driver plowed into a crowd walking along one of the most popular beach boardwalks in Southern California Saturday evening, killing one person, injuring 11 others and leaving

us issues global travel altert to its citizens
Top US officials meet to discuss embassy threat

WASHINGTON: Top U.S. officials met Saturday to review the threat of a terrorist attack that led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world

Global travel warning: US cites al-Qaida threat

WASHINGTON: The United States issued an extraordinary global travel warning to Americans Friday about the threat of an al-Qaida attack and closed down 21 embassies and consulates across the Muslim