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2006-03-29 10:52:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Wednesday that exiled former Liberian leader Charles Taylor who was captured would be arriving in Liberia shortly.

2006-03-29 08:24:48

By Ibrahim Mshelizza MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria captured fugitive former Liberian President Charles Taylor on the border with Cameroon on Wednesday and deported him to Liberia, easing its embarrassment at his escape earlier in the week.

2006-03-29 05:03:47

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has ordered the immediate repatriation of exiled former Liberian President Charles Taylor to Liberia, following his arrest at the border with Cameroon on Wednesday.

2006-03-29 04:34:28

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Former Liberian President Charles Taylor, wanted for war crimes by a court in Sierra Leone, was arrested on Wednesday in northern Nigeria on the border with Cameroon, police said.

2006-03-28 12:59:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House should cancel a meeting with Nigeria's president because of the disappearance of exiled Liberian leader Charles Taylor before he could be turned over to stand trial for war crimes, a U.S. lawmaker said on Tuesday. Republican Rep.

2006-03-28 11:26:31

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - The disappearance of exiled Liberian leader Charles Taylor in Nigeria will overshadow crucial talks between Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and President George W. Bush expected to focus on oil security.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.