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Abdelkader Belaouni, a blind refugee claimant who spent almost four years in a Pointe-St-Charles church to avoid deportation, is now a Canadian citizen.
Belaouni, who lost his sight in a soccer accident at age 23, claimed refugee status in Canada in 2003, but was rejected the following year. 203 more words
By IAN ALLEN | intelNews.org
The former director of Colombia’s security service, who is accused of spying on senior political figures, has turned herself over to the authorities after five years on the run. 289 more words