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Legal news from Saturday, December 27, 2008
by Christian Ehret

A spokesman for Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Saturday that Australia would be willing to consider acceptance of Guantanamo Bay detainees on a case-by-case basis, according to a report in The Australian. Rudd's spokesman confirmed that Australia, along with other countries, has been approached by the United States concerning prisoner resettlement …

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by Jake Oresick

The Chinese Dairy Industry Association announced Saturday that 22 companies will provide financial compensation to families whose infants were harmed by melamine-contaminated milk. Families will receive a one-time payment of an unspecified amount, and may recover further for any future related medical expenses. In a statement quoted by the state-run Xinhua news agency, …

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by Jake Oresick

Ten ethnic Albanians were arrested in Serbia Friday for alleged crimes committed during the 1998-1999 Kosovo war, according to Serb officials. The former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) members, being held for questioning in Belgrade and Vranje, will likely be charged for their alleged roles in the kidnapping of 159 Serbs and the deaths of at …

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