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Daughter of slain Sri Lankan journalist files UN complaint


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Protests in Kashmir as families of slain ‘militants’ say they were civilians


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Mother of slain Florida teen shot during burial service


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Iran’s supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist


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Stepfather of slain girl fears teen was wrongfully convicted

Stepfather of slain girl fears teen was wrongfully convictedRallying at the Government Center in downtown Minneapolis, the group insisted that Sen. Amy Klobuchar join with police and prosecutors to reexamine the case of Myon Burrell, who was convicted in the murder of Tyesha Edwards. Klobuchar was a top prosecutor at the time of girl’s death, and her office argued the case. In a story published this week, an Associated Press investigation uncovered new evidence and numerous inconsistencies in the investigation that sent Burrell to prison.



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Successor to slain Iran general will be murdered if he kills Americans: U.S. envoy

Successor to slain Iran general will be murdered if he kills Americans: U.S. envoyThe successor to the Iranian commander killed in a U.S. drone strike would suffer the same fate if he followed a similar path by killing Americans, the U.S. special representative for Iran said, according to the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper.



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Body of slain doctor returns home to Japan from Afghanistan

Body of slain doctor returns home to Japan from AfghanistanThe body of a Japanese doctor killed in a roadside shooting in Afghanistan arrived back home Sunday, with government officials on hand to lead a brief ceremony of mourning at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Tetsu Nakamura was killed last week, along with five Afghans who had been traveling with him. Keisuke Suzuki, Japan’s state minister of foreign affairs, joined other officials in bowing their heads in prayer after laying flowers by the coffin, draped in white, in a solemn ceremony in honor of Nakamura at the airport.



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Afghanistan bids farewell to slain Japanese physician

Afghanistan bids farewell to slain Japanese physicianAfghan President Ashraf Ghani led a memorial Saturday in the capital Kabul to bid final farewell to a Japanese physician killed earlier this week in a roadside shooting in eastern Afghanistan that also killed five Afghans, who were traveling with him. Dr. Tetsu Nakamura was affectionately known as “Uncle Murad” by villagers in eastern Afghanistan, where he led the development of water and agricultural management projects since his arrival in Afghanistan in 2008. Ghani joined Afghan National Security soldiers in carrying Nakamura’s coffin draped in an Afghan flag to an awaiting aircraft.



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Slain in Mexico, 7-month-old twins buried in rain-swept funeral

Slain in Mexico, 7-month-old twins buried in rain-swept funeralSuspected cartel gunmen attacked Rhonita Miller LeBaron, 30, and four of her children on Monday, also striking two other vehicles, killing a total of three women and six children on an isolated dirt road in the hills of Sonora. All of the victims were dual U.S.-Mexican citizens. “We pray, Father, that good will come out of this terrible incident, that the way may be opened up for this country to find justice for those that don’t have a voice,” said Rhonita’s father-in-law, Kenny Miller, speaking at the graveside where children lay flowers as a soft rain fell.



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Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 slain Americans

Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 slain AmericansAs Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug cartel ambush that left nine American women and children dead. Clad in shirt sleeves, suits or modest dresses, about 500 mourners embraced in grief under white tents erected in La Mora, a hamlet of about 300 people who consider themselves Mormon but are not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Members of the extended community — many of whom, like the victims, are dual U.S-Mexican citizens — had built the coffins themselves and used shovels to dig the shared grave in La Mora's small cemetery.



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