1. Former Egypt finance minister released hours after arrest in France: source

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was released following his arrest in Paris on an international warrant over corruption charges from his time in Hosni Mubarak’s government, a judicial source said on Wednesday.






     
  2. Mt. Gox Files for Liquidation - Wall Street Journal


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    Mt. Gox Files for Liquidation
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    Mt. Gox’s website, on Feb 26, posted a statement showing that the company had gone offline. Bloomberg News. Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up its plan to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be …

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  3. Chapter 9 turns page in Detroit, but remains far from closed - The Detroit News


    Chapter 9 turns page in Detroit, but remains far from closed
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    Confirmation Tuesday that leaders of Detroit’s retired police and firefighters will accept the city’s latest offer on their claim — highlighted by no cuts to pensions and reductions to cost-of-living adjustments eliminated in earlier offers — is an encouraging turn in …

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  4. What do satellite images show?

    NATO has released satellite photos that show the extent of Russia’s military mobilization on its border with Ukraine — including fighter jets, tanks, artillery and thousands of soldiers who are prepared to invade within 12 hours if called upon, say officials.

     
  5. Rabbi: Hate-filled violence threat to all

    Mark Levin, a rabbi in Overland Park, says hate-stoked violence touched his Jewish community but plagues many groups in the U.S. Friends and clergy of all faiths share outrage over the attack.

     
  6. NATO blamed for deadly airstrike

    An Afghan provincial government spokesman has alleged that a NATO airstrike killed at least three civilians and injured another in Afghanistan’s Khost province Tuesday.

     
  7. Mt. Gox Files for Liquidation at Tokyo Court — Update - Wall Street Journal


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    Mt. Gox Files for Liquidation at Tokyo Court — Update
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    Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up its plan to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, people familiar with the situation said. These people cited as reasons the complexity of the …
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  8. Calls to save woman from execution

    The United Nations and international human rights groups joined a growing call on Monday urging the Iranian government to call off the impending execution of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder.

     
  9. Carnage as Nigeria blast kills scores

    At least 71 people have been killed and 124 injured in a blast at a bus station near Abuja in central Nigeria, a police spokesman says.

     
  10. U.N. slams Thai case against media

    A criminal defamation case against two journalists in Thailand is set to proceed this week, despite calls from the United Nations and prominent rights groups for the charges to be dropped amid concerns over press freedom there.