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Manfred Nowak, the torture investigator for the U.N., said yesterday that he has heard “credible” allegations that in 2002 and 2003 the U.S. detained terrorist suspects on the island of Diego Garcia, a British territory housing a joint U.S. and UK military base. Britain has revealed that the U.S. has used the island in the past as a refueling stop for secret renditions, but says that the U.S. has “denied using the island as a detention center.” (AP)

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