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Stories with place: Rwanda
  • Lions returned to Rwanda 15 years after population wiped out 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 12:52 pm

    PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, South Africa - The sedated, blindfolded lions lay in the dirt, unwitting passengers about to embark on a 30-hour, 2,500-mile (4,000-kilometer) journey by truck and plane from South Africa to Rwanda, whose lion population was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.

  • Rwandan general refuses extradition to Spain from UK story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 1:58 pm

    LONDON - A Rwandan military general who heads the country's intelligence service refused to be extradited to Spain at a hearing Thursday in a London court, setting the stage for a prolonged legal fight.

  • Rwandans protest outside UK mission over detained general 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 12:22 pm

    KIGALI, Rwanda - Hundreds of people demonstrated outside the British diplomatic mission in Rwanda on Wednesday, saying they will not return home until a general detained in the UK is set free.

  • Rwandan general arrested in the UK on Spain's behalf 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 8:25 am

    LONDON - A Rwandan military general was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport and will appear in court later this week, British police said Tuesday, prompting an angry response from Rwandan leaders.