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Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in Buenos Aires on Thursday (24 March) to mark the 40th anniversary of the coup that overthrew Isabel Peron
Over 20 years after he was first elected president, Imomali Rakhmon has tightened his grip on power in Tajikistan. Parliament has approved
Jean Asselborn Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister has fired a warning to Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice party against going down the path of
There have been celebrations on the streets at news of the death of one of the most hated men in Chile. Manuel Contreras headed the South American
The former head of Chile’s secret police during the country’s military dictatorship has died, aged 86. Manuel Contreras was unrepentant for human
Robert Conquest, a prominent Anglo-American historian, who documented many aspects of Stalin’s rule, has died aged 98 in California. He wrote poetry
Federico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish playwright and poet who was killed shortly after the start of Spain’s civil war, was executed by the authorities
The national Truth Commission's report says arrests, torture, executions and disappearances were rife during the 1964-85 military dictatorship.
A network of underground bunkers, previously used by former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, has opened to the public in Rome. Work started on
A former aide of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet has been arrested. Cristian Labbe , a retired colonel who later became mayor of Santiago has
Fresh details have emerged shedding more light on the public absence of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un. The firebrand dictator, who is in his early