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2008-10-21 09:00:37

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets:SGCP) announced today discovery of diamonds on the Sewa River with the 8" dredge purchased from a South African company.

2006-07-21 09:00:27

By Emma Thomasson THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Charles Taylor is not happy about conditions in the Hague jail he was moved to last month, his lawyer said on Friday as the former Liberian president appeared in court for the first time since he left Sierra Leone.

2006-07-21 07:11:28

By Emma Thomasson THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Charles Taylor is not happy about conditions in the Hague jail he was moved to last month, his lawyer said on Friday as the former Liberian president appeared in court for the first time since he left Sierra Leone.

2006-06-16 06:49:45

By Christo Johnson FREETOWN (Reuters) - Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor could be transferred to The Hague within weeks to stand trial for war crimes, the Sierra Leonean tribunal where he is being held said on Friday.

2006-06-16 05:52:26

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor could be transferred to The Hague within weeks to stand trial for war crimes, the Sierra Leonean tribunal where he is being held said on Friday.

2006-05-13 14:34:11

FREETOWN (Reuters) - One U.S. citizen and three Sierra Leoneans have been detained in Freetown on conspiracy charges after attempting to photograph the U.N.-backed special court holding Liberia's former strongman Charles Taylor.

2006-04-04 05:46:36

By Nick Tattersall FREETOWN (Reuters) - Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor is hunting for lawyers to defend him after pleading not guilty to war crimes at a U.N.-backed court in Sierra Leone, his advisors say.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.