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TV revives bloody past as Iraq awaits Saddam trial

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A man describes how Saddam Hussein's secret police shoved a dissident's baby into a sack with a vicious cat that scratches it. Undercover agents throw a man to his death from the roof of a building.

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Guatemala may declare mudslide Mayan mass grave

PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - A Guatemalan village buried under tons of dirt and debris may be declared a Mayan mass grave as rescuers give up digging for the remains of up to 1,400 people killed in a mudslide triggered by Hurricane Stan.

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Guatemala may declare mudslide Mayan mass grave

PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - A Guatemalan village buried under tons of dirt and debris may be declared a Mayan mass grave as rescuers give up digging for the remains of up to 1,400 people killed in a mudslide triggered by Hurricane Stan.

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Guatemala may declare mudslide Mayan mass grave

PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - A Guatemalan village buried under tons of dirt and debris may be declared a Mayan mass grave as rescuers give up digging for the remains of up to 1,400 people killed in a mudslide triggered by Hurricane Stan.

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FEATURE - For alleged Saddam victim, trial won't ease fear

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein will soon be fighting for his life in the dock, yet the deposed and detained former president haunts Amer al-Maliky's every moment.

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Guatemala's Maya Indians hit hard in new tragedy

TACANA, Guatemala (Reuters) - Villagers mourned their dead on Tuesday and sprinkled lime over the mass graves of hundreds buried in huge mudslides, putting a seal on the latest tragedy to hit Guatemala's Maya Indians.

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Tsunami aid effort holds lessons for Pakistan

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - One struck near the roof of the world, the other at the bottom of the sea, but an unprecedented aid effort after the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami has lessons for Pakistan's catastrophe, aid experts said.

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FEATURE - Iraqi family only has execution video to recall son

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Mehdi Moussawi disappeared into Saddam Hussein's prisons in 1984 but his family only learned of his fate after the former president was toppled nearly 20 years later.

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NEWSMAKER - His word was law, but now Saddam faces Iraq court

Saddam is due to face trial on Oct. 19 on charges of crimes against humanity, and could face the death sentence after surviving numerous attempts by his foes to kill him.

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NEWSMAKER - His word was law, but now Saddam faces Iraq court

Saddam is due to face trial on Wednesday on charges of crimes against humanity, and could face the death sentence after surviving numerous attempts by his foes to kill him.