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Assassinated lawyer accuses Guatemalan president from beyond grave

Assassinated lawyer accuses Guatemalan president from beyond grave

In a videotape recorded prior to his murder on Sunday, Guatemalan lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg accused President of Guatemala Álvaro Colom and his wife Sandra Torres of complicity in his violent death.

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Moscow celebrates Victory Day with military parade

Moscow celebrates Victory Day with military parade

Residents of Moscow celebrated Victory Day, a holiday commemorating Russia's triumph over Nazi Germany at the end of World War II. Military parades and fireworks were part of the day's festivities.

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Spain in danger of Eurovision disqualification after scheduling snafu at RTVE

The Spanish national broadcaster, RTVE, is in danger of indirectly disqualifying its own Eurovision entrant, former Operación Triunfo finalist Soraya Arnelas, 26, who is already in Moscow, Russia awaiting the final round on Saturday.

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U.S. automaker Chrysler wants to eliminate 789 dealerships

U.S. automaker Chrysler wants to eliminate 789 dealerships

The United States automobile manufacturer Chrysler LLC has said that it wants to eliminate 789, or about a quarter, of its 3,200 dealers by early June.

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Former U.S. soldier convicted of raping Iraq teen, four murders

Former U.S. soldier convicted of raping Iraq teen, four murders

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky has convicted former soldier Pfc. Steven D. Green of raping 14-year-old local girl Abeer Oassim al-Janabi in Iraq, before murdering her and her family. He is the fifth person convicted of the crimes

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44 dead and over 300,000 homeless after flooding in Brazil

Floods affecting five states in northeastern Brazil have left hundreds of thousands homeless and have taken 44 lives.

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Eight past singers from eight different countries talk to Wikinews about their favorite Eurovision moments, what advice they give to the performers this Eurovision week, and who they think will take home the grand prize.

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Violence in Somalia displaces over 27,000

Violence in Somalia displaces over 27,000

A human rights organisation reported on Tuesday that heavy fighing in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, has left 113 people dead over three days and forced a further 27,000 to evacuate.

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