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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'Taylor received blood diamonds in exchange for arms'

The judge is describing "a continuous supply of diamonds [from rebel groups] mined in Sierra Leone to the accused [Charles Taylor], often in exchange for arms and ammunition".

The arms and ammunition Mr Taylor provided were "indispensable" to rebel groups.

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