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UNAIDS to get new chief after divisive Sidibe era

Geneva - AIDS experts have voiced concern over the future of the United Nations body tasked with fighting the epidemic after top officials stood behind a former agency chief accused of serious mismanagement.

Myanmar says military 'dignity' harmed by US ban on army chief

Yangon - A US travel ban on Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing over his role in orchestrating a bloody crackdown against Rohingya Muslims harms the dignity of the military, a spokesman said Wednesday, adding critics failed to properly understand the crisis.

Cyprus talks 'historic opportunity' for peace: UN chief

Montana - United Nations chief Antonio Guterres called Friday on rival Cypriot leaders to seize a "historic opportunity" to bring peace to their island at negotiations aimed at ending Cyprus' 40-year division.

U.S. drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

Aden - A senior Al-Qaeda operative in Yemen with a $5 million US bounty on his head was killed Thursday in one of two suspected American drone strikes in the war-torn country.

San Francisco police chief refuses to resign over shooting

San Francisco - San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said Friday he would not resign at the request of Bayview residents angry over a video showing officers shooting a young man who did not appear dangerous.

Paris attacks not a fight between west and Islam, says NATO chief

Brussels - NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Saturday the deadly attacks in Paris highlight a fight between extremists and supporters of democratic values rather than one between the Islamic and western worlds.

IMF chief’s home searched over ‘illegal’ payout under Sarkozy

Paris - The Paris home of IMF Chief, Christine Lagarde, is being searched by French authorities, over a probe into a multi-million-dollar payout to a supporter of the French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Op-Ed: Academy of Country Music Awards Predictions — Album of the Year

In this year's Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards, which will take place on April 7, five albums are in the running for "Album of The Year."

New S.African defence chief takes over in spectacular parade Special

Pretoria - South Africa has sworn in a new “Chief” for its military, Lieutenant General Solly Shoke, a former guerrilla of the ruling African National Congress’ (ANC) military wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe and a former Chief of the Army.

Police chief calls for decriminalisation of personal use drugs

The chairman of the Association of Chief Police Officers' drugs committee has proposed that the personal use of drugs such as marijuana be decriminalised in the UK.

After the Flooding Cholera fears increase in Pakistan

Floods in Pakistan have left an estimated 1,500 dead, 20 million homeless and over 722,00 homes damaged. The biggest threat now is disease with the first case of Cholera already being reported.

Retired fire chief burns his own kitchen

Helston - A retired fire chief was embarrassed after he destroyed his own kitchen through breaking safety rules, and had to call his former workmates to extinguish the flames.

RNC fire staffers over Bondage Club Bar Tab

West Hollywood - RNC Chairman Michael Steele fired RNC finance director Rob Bickhart and deputy finance director Debbie LeHardy, both of whom were tied to embarrassing payments made by the party committee including one FUNraiser at a bondage-themed bar in West Hollywood.

Kansas City Chief's Player Might Not Leave Squad

It has been speculated for the last few years, that Tony Gonzalez, tight-end of the Kansas City Chief's, might leave the squad. Here's the latest news on his status.

Missing Officer Staged His Own Disappearance

Update: Sgt. Faron White was found Monday night alive at a Las Vegas hotel. He was placed under arrest for theft. The veteran organized crime chief was reported missing and endangered on Saturday following signs of a struggle.

Chief of Organized Crime Unit Considered 'Endangered/Missing'

The chief of an Alabama organized crime unit, Sgt. Faron White, is being listed as "missing/endangered" following evidence of a struggle in his office. He was last seen working late on Friday, January 2. His family reported him missing early Saturday.

Pakistan names new intelligence chief

On tuesday Pakistan's government named a new chief of its powerful intelligence agency and this move could herald some changes in Pakistan's approach towadr Islamic militants.

Afghanistan Fires Police Chief for Kandahar Prison Break

A police chief in Kandahar, Afghanistan has been fired for negligence related to a massive jailbreak earlier this month.

Lt.-Gen. Walter Natynczyk Appointed Canada's New Chief of Defence Staff

Defence Minister Peter MacKay has appointed Lt.-Gen. Walter Natynczyk as Canada's new chief of staff, Natynczyk takes over from Gen. Rick Hillier.

UN chief launches drive to wipe out malaria in Africa

On Friday UN chief Ban Ki-moon kicked off a campaign aimed at eliminating malaria in Africa by the end of 2010 with plans that include delivering 250-million insecticide-treated beds.

U.N. Chief Stands by Gore's Climate Change Theory

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Friday that he will use Al Gore's theory on climate change to gain international support for his global warming initiatives.

Sunni Insurgent Coalition Name Al-Qaida Chief as "Minister of War"

April 19, 2007 - Today on Internet video, the Sunni insurgent coalition named Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, the head Al-Qaida chief in Iraq as their "minister of war". The video also showed the execution of 20 men, reportedly a part of Iraqi security forces.

Coke chief paid $20.9M in compensation

The chief executive of The Coca-Cola Co., Neville Isdell, was granted $20.9 million in total compensation last year as valued by the company, according to an analysis of a regulatory filing issued by the world's largest beverage maker Friday.

Israel's chief of staff resigns

Israel's Chief of Staff Lt Gen Dan Halutz has resigned, according to the military.

New UN chief sets Darfur priority

New UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has begun work with a pledge to pay the highest attention to the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region.

Morgan Stanley's Mack Gets Record $40 Million Bonus

Morgan Stanley gave Chief Executive Officer John Mack the biggest bonus for the head of a Wall Street firm, awarding him $40 million as the company headed for the best profit in its 71-year history.

Rumsfeld praised on final day at Pentagon

Architect of the unpopular war in Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld was praised lavishly Friday for his service to the nation on a day of pageantry and testimonials for the outgoing Pentagon chief.

Ban Ki-moon sworn in as UN chief

South Korea's Ban Ki-moon has been sworn in as the next UN secretary general at a ceremony in New York.

Miami chief's son gets 18 months in pot case

The son of Miami police Chief John Timoney was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison for trying to buy 400 pounds of marijuana from an undercover agent in 2005.

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Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair
Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair
Wilma Mankiller  first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Wilma Mankiller, first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
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Acting Chief the the South African Defence Force  Lieutenant General Themba Matanzima.
Acting Chief the the South African Defence Force, Lieutenant General Themba Matanzima.
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General body shot showing poor condition. His spine is also protruding along his hindquarters indicating loss of muscle tone. His coat is very poor showing matting from lying down in the filth.
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Nov 26th.  Note that half of his hind foot is sinking into the feces and urine soaked floor.  This s...
Nov 26th. Note that half of his hind foot is sinking into the feces and urine soaked floor. This shows a “stall” that has not been cleaned in many, many days.
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Iftikhar Chaudhry - Chief Justice of Pakistan Supreme Court
Iftikhar Chaudhry - Chief Justice of Pakistan Supreme Court
Chief of the South Africa Air Force  Lt Gen Carlo Gagiano  laid the first wreath
Chief of the South Africa Air Force, Lt Gen Carlo Gagiano, laid the first wreath
The top brass of the Southern African naval establishment.
The top brass of the Southern African naval establishment.
WATCHFUL: San Francisco police officers patrol the city s Mission District neighborhood in 2012.
WATCHFUL: San Francisco police officers patrol the city's Mission District neighborhood in 2012.
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