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Killings in eastern Congo may amount to crimes against humanity - U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Killings, rapes and other violence committed by an ethnic armed group in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo against a rival group may amount to crimes against humanity and possibly even genocide, the United Nations said on Friday.

Europe helps secure release of 11 North Korean defectors held in Vietnam - activists

SEOUL (Reuters) - A group of 11 North Koreans who were detained in Vietnam while seeking to defect to South Korea have been released thanks to the help of European institutions, a Seoul-based activist group said on Saturday.

Ignore illegally collected evidence, prosecutors told

BEIJING: Prosecutors will strictly exclude evidence obtained through illegal means such as torture to prevent wrongful convictions and protect people’s rights, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate said.