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Briefly World: Congo warlord denies guilt in first court appearance at Hague

Bosco Ntaganda,a Congolese warlord known as “the Terminator” who evaded arrest on war crimes charges for seven years

Congo warlord denies guilt in first court appearance at Hague

THE HAGUE: Bosco Ntaganda,a Congolese warlord known as “the Terminator” who evaded arrest on war crimes charges for seven years,denied guilt when he appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday. NYT

Russian oligarch died from hanging: UK police

London: A post-mortem examination on the body of Russian oligarch and former Kremlin critic Boris Berezovsky has found his death was “consistent with hanging” as there was no sign of “violent struggle”,British police said Tuesday. PTI

Rebel dissolves central African constitution

DAKAR: Michel Djotodia,the rebel leader whose fighters seized the capital of Central African Republic over the weekend,took to the airwaves to make his first declaration late Monday,announcing he had dissolved the country’s constitution and would rule by decree,according to excerpts from the broadcast carried on RFI. AP

Myanmar renews curfew after fresh violence

YANGON: Authorities in Myanmar imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three townships Tuesday after violence was reported in three townships of Bago region. PTI

US panel welcomes release of Indian reporter

Washington: The US-based Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed the release on bail of Naveen Soorinje,an Indian TV reporter who was jailed for four months after documenting a large-scale assault on young women in Karnataka. PTI

Pak ‘high priority’ for UK counter-terrorism work

London: Pakistan has been categorised among the “high priorities” for Britain’s overseas counter-terrorism work as many Britons continue to travel to that country to join al-Qaeda and receive training,the government said Tuesday. PTI

Danny Boyle to make next Bond film

London: Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle is tipped to make the next 007 blockbuster after Skyfall director Sam Mendes shot down the offer. PTI

Five officers killed in Afghan bomb attack

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KABUL: Eight suicide bombers stormed the headquarters of a special unit of the Afghan police in Jalalabad on Tuesday morning,killing five officers and at least wounding four. NYT