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WASHINGTON | The Latest: US man held in Moscow was court-martialed in ’08

WASHINGTON— Jan 02, 2019—The Latest on Paul Whelan, the former Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges (all times local): 10:55 a.m. The Marine Corps says the American detained in Russia on espionage charges was convicted in a 2008 court-martial on charges related to larceny. Michigan resident Paul N. Whelan’s service record was released Wednesday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: US man held in Moscow was court-martialed in ’08

KIGALI, Rwanda | Rwandan court drops all charges against opposition figure

KIGALI, Rwanda — Rwanda’s high court on Thursday acquitted the country’s most prominent opposition figure, Diane Rwigara, of all charges related to her election challenge of President Paul Kagame, with judges saying the prosecution failed to provide evidence of insurrection and forgery. The case has drawn global attention as Kagame again faces pressure to give … Continue reading KIGALI, Rwanda | Rwandan court drops all charges against opposition figure