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After Years Of War, Ugandan Children Face New Deadly Threat

Uganda has lost one generation to a brutal, decades-long war. Now, a second generation is jeopardized by a strange disease known as nodding syndrome, which affects only children in parts of Africa and has no known cause.

France Sells Presidential Wines To Update Palace Wine Cellar

Some of the finest wines from the cellar of the Elysee presidential palace in France were auctioned off Thursday and Friday. Proceeds from the auction will be used to reinvest in more modest wines from up-and-coming young wine growers.

U.S., Russia At Odds Over Moscow's Plan To Arm Syria

Russia's talk of sending advanced surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets to Syria has increased tensions between Washington and Moscow.

Turkish Police, Anti-Government Protesters Clash

What started out as a peaceful sit-in against redevelopment plans for a park in Istanbul has erupted into wider political protests.

Top Khmer Rouge Leaders Apologize For Regime's Atrocities

Nuon Chea, the number two leader in the genocidal Cambodian regime, and head of state Khieu Samphan, say they regret the killings of the 1970s.
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A New Era In Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity?

With the trial of Gen. Jose Efrain Rios Montt, Guatemala became the first country to try a former leader domestically for genocide.


Nordic Diet Could Be Local Alternative To Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest styles of eating in the world. But in many regions, including Denmark and Sweden, it's not easy to follow when olive oil is hard to find. Now Nordic researchers are exploring the health benefits of a Nordic diet, based on local foods like herring and bilberries.