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Taylor guilty of war crimes

An inquest has heard how scientists cannot rule out if spy Gareth Williams was poisoned before being dumped in a bag. It's because it took MI6 a week to realise he was missing.

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'Charles Taylor is first head of state to be convicted since Nuremberg Trials'

The lead prosecutor in the Charles Taylor case, Brenda Hollis, addressed reporters after today's verdict.

She pointed out that Mr Taylor is the first former head of state to be convicted by an international criminal tribunal since the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi leaders in 1946.

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