Miguel Ángel Beltrán, formerly a sociology professor at the National University and University of Antioquia, was extradited last May from Mexico City to Colombia. He’s been in jail since. Judicial proceedings began late last month on charges he recruited students for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
There were celebrations throughout Pakistan after President Pervez Musharraf resigned Aug. 18. Jubilant crowds gave out sweets and congratulated each other for the democratic victory, one daily newspaper, The Frontier Post, reported.
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