Tuesday, March 16, 2010

360 News Briefs

Sri Lanka Trial for Ex-army Chief
Defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate and ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka is set to face a court martial.

EU Ministers Agree Greek Plan
European finance ministers say they have agreed how they would help Greece in its financial crisis, but reveal few details.

Burma and N Korea Slam UN Reports
Burma and North Korea reject UN condemnation of human rights abuses at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

US Presses Israel on Settler Issue
The US says it is awaiting a formal response from Israel amid a disagreement over its decision to build new homes in East Jerusalem.

FBI to Investigate Mexico Deaths
The FBI says it is sending agents to Mexico's border city of Ciudad Juarez after three people linked to the US consulate were killed.

Pentagon to Review Spy Ring Claim
The US Defense Department may investigate one of its staff over claims he ran an unofficial spy ring in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

World's Shortest Man Dies
The world's shortest man, He Pingping, who was just 2 ft, 5 in tall, has died at the age of 21, Guinness World Records says.

Man Accused Of Following People On Atlanta's Freedom Park Trail Arrested
Police said a man following people along the Freedom Park trail has been arrested on a charge of possession of an illegal knife.

Body Found Near Parking Deck At Georgia's Kennesaw State
An investigation by local authorities and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is under way at Kennesaw State University after a woman was found dead near a campus parking deck.

Dotcom Marks Silver Anniversary
The internet domain name dotcom celebrates its 25th anniversary as nearly 86 million active internet sites now use it.

AP; Reuters; WSB.

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