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Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to be heard in French court after 25 years on the run
DNY59/iStock By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News(PARIS) -- After decades on the run, Félicien Kabuga, who allegedly was a mastermind of the Rwanda genocide in the 1990s, was arrested by French police and will appear in court this week.The 84-year-old lived under a false identity in a Paris suburb "with the complicity of his children," according to authorities. Kabuga was the subject of an arrest warrant from the International Mechanism, the body responsible for completing the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. According to a statement from French authorities, he was one of the "most wanted fugitives in the...
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Coronavirus cases increase in India for record seventh day in a row, officials point to low death rate
MCCAIG/iStock By GUY DAVIES(NEW DELHI) -- India has reported a record increase in coronavirus cases for the seventh day in a row, according to the country’s health ministry.The Ministry of Health reported that there had been a daily increase of 6,535 coronavirus cases, bringing the toll up to 145,380 cases. In total, there have been 4,167 officially recorded coronavirus deaths. The country has now moved into the top 10 in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases.Despite the increase in cases, however, officials were keen to stress that India had one of the lowest fatality rates in the world, and that the...
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Hero lock picker opens parks across Paris at night
dennisvdw/iStock By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News(PARIS) -- A mysterious man known only by the name “Jose” has become a hero to many across Paris. The reason? He has been unlocking some of Paris' closed gardens and opening them up to the public in the middle of the night."At night, it's a Batman atmosphere…", one Parisian told the local daily Le Parisien.In Paris, many public parks are still closed day and night due to lingering lockdown measures in the most affected regions by the coronavirus pandemic in France -- much to the displeasure of the city’s inhabitants.Paris police received a heavy...
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