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South Africa – Court Orders Investigation Into Allegations of Torture in Zimbabwe – NYTimes.com

A South African judge on Tuesday ordered prosecutors to investigate whether the government of Zimbabwe had committed human rights abuses, saying it would benefit Zimbabweans tortured in their homeland and South Africans determined to see their own government live up to its international responsibilities. The ruling by a High Court …

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    A volcano in southern Chile, some 600 miles south of Santiago, erupts for a second day on June 5, 2011, shooting out a cloud of ash six miles high. Residents evacuated from the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano complex area, and there have been no injuries. Vocano-in-Southern-Chile-Erupts_1.jpg (JPEG Image, 580×386 …