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Rwandan genocide suspect arrested in Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  Swedish police on Tuesday arrested a 48-year-old man suspected of involvement in the 1994 Rwandan genocide which claimed 800,000 lives, police and prosecutors said. The man, whose identity was not revealed, was arrested at dawn in his house at Orebro, about 160 kilometres (100 miles) …

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Egypt’s Morsi receives first final prison sentence

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  An Egyptian appeals court upheld on Saturday a 20-year sentence for ousted president Mohamed Morsi, the first final ruling in a string of trials for the deposed Islamist leader. The Court of Cassation also upheld sentences against eight of his codefendants, including seven who received …

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Ericsson to end manufacturing in Sweden, cut 3,000 jobs

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson plans to end manufacturing in Sweden with the loss of around 3,000 jobs, Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reported late Wednesday. The daily said it had obtained “confidential documents” outlining a three billion kronor (313-million-euro, $350-million) cost-cutting programme. According to Svenska Dagbladet, …

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