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2005-11-22 05:58:59

KIGALI (Reuters) - A French judge is in Rwanda to investigate accusations that Paris helped a former Hutu government massacre ethnic Tutsis during the 1994 genocide, the French embassy said on Tuesday. Rwanda's Tutsi President Paul Kagame, whose government came to power after the genocide, accused France last year of training and arming Hutu militias who were the main force behind a 100-day slaughter that killed some 800,000 people. "A French judge arrived last evening to hear...

2005-07-14 10:30:11

By Tabassum Zakaria KIGALI (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Cherie Blair, wife of the British prime minister, paid tribute on Thursday to thousands who died in Rwanda's genocide and observed a moment of silence for London's bomb victims. "I very much wanted to come here to see the reality of what happened during the genocide. I am very moved by what I have seen," Blair said as she and Bush lay wreaths at a site commemorating the 1994 Rwandan violence in which 800,000 people were...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.