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2006-06-01 06:48:44

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign spy agency admitted on Thursday that one of its staff knew, but failed to report, that a German citizen had been arrested abroad and handed to the United States as a terrorist suspect.

2006-05-19 06:46:49

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations committee against torture told the United States on Friday it should close any secret prisons abroad and the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, saying they violated international law. The 10 independent experts, who examined the U.S.

2006-05-19 05:52:36

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations committee against torture told the United States on Friday it should close any secret prisons abroad and the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, saying they violated international law. The 10 independent experts, who examined the U.S.

2006-05-19 04:44:01

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations committee against torture told the United States on Friday it should close any secret prisons abroad and the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, saying they violated international law. The 10 independent experts, who examined the U.S.

2006-05-18 16:47:28

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge dismissed on Thursday a lawsuit against former CIA Director George Tenet and several CIA employees by a German of Lebanese origin who says he was abducted and tortured by the American spy agency. U.S. District Judge T.S.

2005-12-18 19:32:41

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A human rights group said on Sunday that the United States operated a secret prison for terrorism suspects as recently as last year in Afghanistan, where detainees where subjected to torture and other mistreatment.

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.

2005-12-09 14:01:48

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The Red Cross is pushing the United States to give it access to prisoners held in secret jails as part of the U.S. war on terror, it said on Friday.

2005-12-09 09:36:10

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland was the heart of the CIA's secret detention network in Europe, with bases there until recently holding a quarter of the 100 detainees estimated held in such camps worldwide, a human rights group said.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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