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World Briefing: El Salvador: Ex-President Faces Corruption Trial

A Salvadoran judge on Thursday ordered former President Francisco Flores to stand trial over accusations that he diverted $ 15 million in donations for earthquake victims to his personal and political party accounts during his term from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Flores has been under house arrest since November 2014 ...

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World Briefing: 9 North Koreans Feared Deported

The United Nations expressed alarm on Friday about the fate of nine North Koreans feared to have been deported from Vietnam via China back to their homeland, saying they might face torture or even execution. Forcibly sending refugees back to a country where they could suffer persecution, a practice known ...

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World Briefing: Canada: Interim Chief for Conservatives

Following its election defeat last month and the resignation of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the caucus of the Conservative Party of Canada elected Rona Ambrose, 46, of Alberta, as its interim leader on Thursday. Ms. Ambrose, who was first elected to Parliament in 2004, has been the minister of eight ...

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