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A Massacre in a Forest Becomes a Test of Poland’s Pushback on Wartime Blame

A Massacre in a Forest Becomes a Test of Poland’s Pushback on Wartime Blame

A Massacre in a Forest Becomes a Test of Poland’s Pushback on Wartime Blame A Massacre in a Forest Becomes a Test of Poland’s Pushback on Wartime Blame MALINOWO, Poland — From a forest on the edge of this tiny village in eastern Poland, a distant and mostly forgotten local horror is reverberating widely. It has cast a pall over …

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Years After a Massacre, Yazidis Finally Bury Their Loved Ones

Years After a Massacre, Yazidis Finally Bury Their Loved Ones

Years After a Massacre, Yazidis Finally Bury Their Loved Ones Years After a Massacre, Yazidis Finally Bury Their Loved Ones The bodies of 103 men and boys killed in 2014 were recovered from a mass grave and returned to a shattered community that still fears for its future. By Jane Arraf Photographs by Ivor Prickett KOJO, Iraq — They had …

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Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre

Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre

Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre Mexican officials said that so far, only four of the charred bodies had been identified: two Mexicans with a history of people smuggling, and two migrants from Guatemala. Authorities also said the burned-out truck may have been part of a convoy of vehicles carrying migrants from Guatemala and …

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Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region At least 80 people were killed on Tuesday when unidentified gunmen stormed through a village in western Ethiopia, in the latest of a series of ethnically driven massacres in the area, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission and witnesses said on Wednesday. The …

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Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community

Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community

Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community OSLO — July 22, 2011, is seared into the national consciousness of Norway. On that day, the country experienced its deadliest attack since World War II when a right-wing extremist detonated a bomb in Oslo and then went on a shooting rampage …

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Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Joe Biden pledges 'common sense' gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre President-elect Joe Biden has renewed his calls for stronger gun control measures in the US as he marked the eighth anniversary of the killing of 20 children and six teachers and school staff during …

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Dozens Killed in Ethiopia in Schoolyard Massacre

Dozens Killed in Ethiopia in Schoolyard Massacre

Dozens Killed in Ethiopia in Schoolyard Massacre Dozens Killed in Ethiopia in Schoolyard Massacre CAIRO — Dozens of people were killed in Ethiopia over the weekend, when three villages were assaulted by an armed rebel group, the government and human rights organizations said on Monday, the latest in a spate of attacks that threaten the stability of Africa’s second-most populous …

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Christchurch Massacre Sentencing: What to Expect

Christchurch Massacre Sentencing: What to Expect

Christchurch Massacre Sentencing: What to Expect Christchurch Massacre Sentencing: What to Expect SYDNEY, Australia — Brenton Tarrant killed 51 people and wounded 40 more at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, last year, an act of hate and terrorism unlike anything the remote island country had ever seen. He will be sentenced this week in a courtroom filled with people …

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