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Snakes have been used by Indonesian police to interrogate suspects in Papua province. Fachrul Reza-Barcroft Images

Indonesia police apologise for using snake during interrogation

Police in Indonesia’s Papua province have apologised after interrogators used a snake during an attempt to extract a confession from a suspected mobile phone thief, a spokesman said on Monday.
Indonesian soldiers prepare coffins for construction workers, believed to have been shot dead, in Wamena in Papua province on December 4, 2018. - Indonesia is investigating reports that 31 construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, the public works minister said on December 4, as he halted construction in the area. (Photo by STAF STEEL / AFP)

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Indonesian soldiers hunted on Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.

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Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano at a meeting of the agency's board of governors in Vienna last year.

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The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

Presidential tribunal fixes date for final addresses in HDP petition

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday, fixed Aug. 23, for the adoption of final written address in the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its presidential candidate, Albert Awuru, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The French Navy has found the wreckage of its ‘Minerve’ submarine, which disappeared off the coast of Toulon in the Mediterranean Sea in 1968, leading to the loss of 52 lives.

France finds wreckage of submarine that disappeared in 1968

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President Buhari at the event

Tribunal: President Buhari, APC, INEC not calling witnesses in HDP petition

President Mohammadu Buhari, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have said they do not intend to call any witness in the petition by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its presidential candidate in the last election, Ambrose Owuru.