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SENTENCED. MOHAMMED AFZAL, 31, SYED ABDUL RAHMAN GEELANI, 40, and SHAUKAT HUSSAIN GURU, 35, three Kashmiri Muslims; to death under India's tough new Prevention of Terrorism Act, for helping to plot the December 2001 suicide attack on the Indian Parliament; in New Delhi. India accused Pakistan of being behind the attack, in which a five-man suicide squad killed nine people before being gunned down, nearly pushing the two countries to war. Indian human-rights activists have criticized the conviction, saying that the evidence, mainly phone transcripts, was not strong enough.

HONORED. RONALDO, 26, Brazilian football superstar; named by FIFA...

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