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2005-12-16 20:16:43

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional negotiators worked out the final details on Friday of a bill that bans torture of detainees in U.S. custody, but also allows evidence obtained by coercion to be used against prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

2005-12-16 12:03:05

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Europe's top human rights watchdog on Friday urged the United States to cooperate with its inquiry into allegations that the CIA abducted prisoners and held them at secret jails in Europe.

2005-12-15 11:44:10

LONDON (Reuters) - Amnesty International said on Thursday Britain had allowed the CIA to operate flights on its territory to transport terrorism detainees illegally and demanded that the government launch an investigation.

2005-12-15 08:17:15

By Huw Jones and Marie-Louise Moller STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS, France (Reuters) - The European Parliament agreed on Thursday to set up a probe into allegations that the CIA used European states to illegally transport and detain terrorism suspects.

2005-12-15 06:03:52

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The European Parliament agreed on Thursday to set up a probe into allegations that the CIA used European states to illegally transport and detain terrorism suspects. The inquiry comes in the wake of allegations that the U.S.

2005-12-14 15:34:53

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon denied on Wednesday that it was trying to torpedo legislation intended to assure humane treatment of prisoners and said it had not completed a new directive on U.S. military interrogation of detainees.

2005-12-14 12:18:11

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany played no part in the U.S. abduction of a German citizen who was held as a terrorist suspect in Afghanistan, the government said on Wednesday, describing it for the first time as a possible crime.

2005-12-14 12:21:56

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany played no part in the U.S. abduction of a German citizen who was held as a terrorist suspect in Afghanistan, the government said on Wednesday, describing it for the first time as a possible crime.

2005-12-14 11:15:13

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - There is no evidence so far to back allegations that the CIA ran secret prisons in Europe, the EU's top justice official said on Wednesday, appearing to contradict Europe's human rights watchdog.

2005-12-14 09:05:16

BERLIN (Reuters) - Poland's president again categorically denied the country had hosted secret U.S. prisons for terrorist suspects, but a German magazine raised fresh questions on Wednesday about U.S. activities at a remote base. The weekly Stern said U.S.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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