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Mali 'on brink of major disaster'


Mali is on the brink of a major humanitarian disaster following a coup and rebellion in the north, Amnesty International says.


Watchdog: Egypt Army Acknowledges 'Virginity Tests'

Amnesty International said Monday that Egypt's military rulers have acknowledged carrying out so-called "virginity tests" on female protesters -- the first time the army has admitted to the much-criticized practice.


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