South Korean troops capture fugitive soldier

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 4:05 a.m.

SEOUL, South Korea -- The South Korean army captured a soldier Monday who it says killed five comrades and then fled into the forest where he holed up with a rifle for two days before shooting himself as pursuers closed in.

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Lawyers attend the sentencing hearing for journalists working for Al-Jazeera in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 23, 2014. An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three journalists from Al-Jazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorism-related charges, bringing widespread criticism that the verdict was a blow to freedom of expression. The three, Australian Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohammed, have been detained since December charged with supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been declared a terrorist organization, and of fabricating footage to undermine Egypt's national security and make it appear the country was facing civil war.  (AP Photo/Heba Elkholy Newspaper)    EGYPT OUT

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Afghanistan's presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, center, is greeted by a supporter after a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 23, 2014. Afghanistan's chief electoral officer resigned Monday in a bid to resolve a political crisis over allegations of massive fraud in the runoff presidential vote earlier this month. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

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