The widow of Rwanda’s former President Juvenal Habyarimana, who is suspected of having instigated the country’s 1994 genocide, was arrested near Paris on Tuesday, a police source said. An international arrest warrant for Agathe Habyarimana was issued late last year by Rwandan authorities, who have called on Paris to pursue genocide suspects living in France. Her detention comes just a week after French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited Rwanda where he admitted that Paris had made serious errors of judgment over the genocide and said he wanted all those responsible for the killings to be punished. Rwandan authorities welcomed Habyarimana’s arrest. (Reuters)

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