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Rwanda bishop quits over cash Avatar stays top of charts Arrest in cruise murder probe 13 students die in turf war

A Rwanda bishop resigned, the Vatican announced, a move an official said was due to "serious financial problems" at his diocese.

The Vatican official said the financial problems prompted tensions within the diocese and health problems for the bishop, Kizito Bahujimihigo of Kibungo.

"What I can tell you at the moment is that I wrote to Rome requesting for resignation and it was granted," Bishop Bahujimihigo said.



Avatar stays top of charts

Avatar topped all films at the US box-office to dominate for a seventh straight week.

According to studio estimates, James Cameron's 3D epic added $30m (€21.6m) to bring its total to $594.5m (€428m).

It already set a worldwide box-office record, and it is on track to soon overtake the US domestic record set by Cameron's Titanic.



Arrest in cruise murder probe

Antigua police announced that they arrested a 24-year-old man suspected of killing a San Francisco woman during a cruise stopover to celebrate her sister's wedding.

Police Supt Nuffield Burnette said suspect Tishara Daniels matched the description of the tall, thin man with a gold tooth seen in the area where Nina Nilssen was fatally stabbed after going ashore on January 19.

Mr Burnette alleged the suspect was carrying Ms Nilssen's camera when he was arrested near the boating community where she was killed. He also alleged that Daniels confessed to the killing.



13 students die in turf war

Armed men stormed a party in a violent Mexican border city, killing 13 high school and college students in what witnesses thought was an attack prompted by false information.

The deaths in Ciudad Juarez were part of a total of 24 people killed across Mexico since Saturday in violence caused by ongoing turf battles between drug cartels. The young adults had gathered to watch a boxing match, a resident said, when two trucks pulled up loaded with armed men who opened fire.


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