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  • *Says: "My name is death to traitors, freedom for Britain". LONDON, June 18- The man charged with murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox gave his name as "death to traitors, freedom for Britain" when he appeared in court on Saturday accused of a killing that could be a defining moment in a vote on European Union membership. The murder of Cox, a 41- year-old mother of two young...

  • *Says: "My name is death to traitors, freedom for Britain". LONDON, June 18- The man charged with murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox gave his name as "death to traitors, freedom for Britain" when he appeared in court on Saturday accused of a killing that has left next week's vote on European Union membership in limbo. The murder of Cox, a 41- year-old mother of two young...

  • Thomas Mair, the man charged with the murder of lawmaker Jo Cox, gave his name as "death to traitors, freedom for Britain".

  • LONDON, June 18- Thomas Mair, the man charged with the murder of lawmaker Jo Cox, gave his name as "death to traitors, freedom for Britain" when he appeared in court following an attack that has shocked Britain ahead of next week's referendum on European Union membership. "My name is death to traitors, freedom for Britain," Mair said when asked his name by the clerk at...

  • LONDON, June 18- A 52- year-old man was due in court on Saturday accused of the murder of British lawmaker Jo Cox in an attack that has brought campaigning for next week's referendum on European Union membership to a standstill. Thomas Mair is charged with killing Cox, 41, a member of the leftist opposition Labour Party and supporter of Britain staying in the EU, who...

  • LONDON, June 18- Police said on Saturday they have charged a 52- year-old man with the murder of British lawmaker Jo Cox following an attack that has brought campaigning for next week's referendum on European Union membership to a standstill. Thomas Mair is charged with killing Cox, 41, a member of the leftist opposition Labour Party and supporter of Britain...

  • More than 650 million people do not have access to clean water, while 2.3 billion people lack access to a safe, private restroom.

  • Children race into the drop zone to gather any food or seeds that were spilled during the air drop in Leer, South Sudan.

    A staggering 52 developing countries suffer from "serious" or "alarming" levels of hunger, according to the new Global Hunger Index.

  • China, one of the world's largest "emerging" investors, is ramping up investment in Sub Saharan Africa as it searches for resources, but whether the benefits are mutual isn't clear.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.

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    HSBC and Standard Chartered will report a reduction in their bonus pools, reflecting separate settlements with U.S. authorities over probes into money laundering and sanctions violations, Sky News reported on Sunday.

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    StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Standard Chartered is close to wrapping up discussions to resolve U.S. investigations into its Iran- linked transactions and nearing agreement on a fine in the $300- million range, mirroring a much-publicized state settlement over similar allegations, according to four people familiar with the matter.

  • KHARTOUM, Oct 31- After a Sudanese plane crashed at Khartoum's international airport last year, authorities didn't slow plans to build new airports and add more routes. They used the incident to shoot a video showing how safe flying in Sudan is, thanks to its skillful pilots.

  • HAVANA- Hurricane Sandy, strengthening rapidly after crossing the warm Caribbean Sea, slammed into southeastern Cuba early on Thursday with 105 mph winds that cut power and blew over trees across the city of Santiago de Cuba.

  • GOMA, Congo-- Gold is now the primary source of income for armed groups in eastern Congo, and is ending up in jewelry stores across the world, according to a report published Thursday by the Enough Project.

  • BEIRUT/ CAIRO- Syria said on Wednesday its military command was still studying a proposal for a holiday ceasefire with rebels- contradicting international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi's announcement that Damascus had agreed to a truce.

  • BEIRUT/ CAIRO- Syria said on Wednesday its military command was still studying a proposal for a holiday ceasefire with rebels- contradicting international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi's announcement that Damascus had agreed to a truce.

  • KHARTOUM, Sudan-- A powerful explosion at a military factory rocked Sudan's capital before dawn Wednesday, sending detonating ammunition flying through the air and causing panic, the official news agency and local media reports said. Khartoum governor Abdul-Rahman Khedr told SUNA agency that no one died in the explosion.

  • MILAN-- Silvio Berlusconi made a rare court appearance Friday to deny some of the more salacious accusations at the center of a sex scandal in Italy that has muddied his reputation. Berlusconi's declaration was spontaneous, a practice that Italy allows defendants and which does not have the weight of testimony.