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Tribunal Opens Trial in Assassination of Lebanon's Hariri

A U.N.-backed tribunal has opened the trial against four men accused in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.He died when a van packed with explosives blew up in Beirut, killing 21 other people and wounding more than 200 others.The Special Tribunal for Lebanon began the trial Thursday in the Netherlands against four members of the militant group Hezbollah, who are being tried in absentia.Prosecutor Norman Farrell said in his opening statement that those...

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