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ABC News
Next Philippine VP Helped Beat Dictator and Son Years Apartcampaign, referring to the main metropolitan Manila highway where more than a m
Next Philippine VP Helped Beat Dictator and Son Years Apart
ABC News / Posted 8 minutes ago
campaign, referring to the main metropolitan Manila highway where more than a million Filipinos massed in 1986 to topple the dictator. Robredo's political rise has been compared to that of Corazon Aquino, the widow of Benigno Aquino Jr. who... Read more
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The Huffington Post
These Photos Reveal The Stark Contrasts Between Life In North And South Koreacontent online. Despite their shared history and border, North and South Korea
These Photos Reveal The Stark Contrasts Between Life In North And South Korea
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 hours ago
content online. Despite their shared history and border, North and South Korean lifestyles have little in common. While the dictator-led North has a struggling economy and is globally isolated with limited diplomatic ties beyond China and a... Read more
11h
International Business Times
Congo-Brazzaville violence: Sassoufit activists send open letter to French MPs over 'silence' silent friend. Your MP is a member of the 'French-Congo Friendship' group. He r
Congo-Brazzaville violence: Sassoufit activists send open letter to French MPs over 'silence'
International Business Times / Posted 11 hours ago
silent friend. Your MP is a member of the 'French-Congo Friendship' group. He remains silent while Brazzaville burns and the dictator assassinates the youth"Sassoufit collective Andréa Ngombet, a young Congolese citizen living in Paris and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hollywood and Korean pop could bring down Kim Jong-UnThe only time I visited North Korea, Kim Jong-Il was the dictator and Madeleine
Hollywood and Korean pop could bring down Kim Jong-Un
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
The only time I visited North Korea, Kim Jong-Il was the dictator and Madeleine Albright was the U.S. secretary of state. I was part of her press entourage when she traveled to the Hermit Kingdom at the end of 2000. For the reporters with Albright,... Read more
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DW
Alaa al-Aswany: 'I write to defend freedom, to defend democracy' |big. I write to defend freedom, to defend democracy, to defend the dignity of t
Alaa al-Aswany: 'I write to defend freedom, to defend democracy' |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
big. I write to defend freedom, to defend democracy, to defend the dignity of the helpless. I write to struggle against the dictator. And that's why I write. What are you working on at present? I'm working on a new novel, which I hope to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkeyhe's seeing the Russian and Syrian militaries doing to his country today. "I l
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkey
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 hours ago
he's seeing the Russian and Syrian militaries doing to his country today. "I like the Russians, but I'm very upset with the dictator (Vladimir) Putin," he says. "How can he destroy children's houses, slaughter civilians?" Faris says the Russian... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkeyhe's seeing the Russian and Syrian militaries doing to his country today. "I l
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkey
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
he's seeing the Russian and Syrian militaries doing to his country today. "I like the Russians, but I'm very upset with the dictator (Vladimir) Putin," he says. "How can he destroy children's houses, slaughter civilians?" Faris says the Russian... Read more
19h
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Chad's ex-president handed life sentencelawyers were in the gallery on Monday to hear the verdict, including the prosec
Chad's ex-president handed life sentence
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
lawyers were in the gallery on Monday to hear the verdict, including the prosecutor who indicted Augusto Pinochet, the dictator who ruled Chile from 1973-1990. Habre has been called the "African Pinochet." During the trial, which started... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judgement On Habre Sets Good Precedentwas handed down by an African court, it sends a robust message across Africa an
Judgement On Habre Sets Good Precedent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
was handed down by an African court, it sends a robust message across Africa and beyond, writes Dirke Köpp. Victims of the dictator Hissene Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, had to wait a long time for justice. For more than a quarter of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judgment On Habre Sets Good Precedentwas handed down by an African court, it sends a robust message across Africa an
Judgment On Habre Sets Good Precedent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
was handed down by an African court, it sends a robust message across Africa and beyond, writes Dirke Köpp. Victims of the dictator Hissene Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, had to wait a long time for justice. For more than a quarter of... Read more
122 related stories
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AllAfrica.com
Why FDC Should Stop Boycott and Stay the CourseFor this to be effective, they believe that you appeal to the people to 'take b
Why FDC Should Stop Boycott and Stay the Course
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
For this to be effective, they believe that you appeal to the people to 'take back their country' by saying 'no' to the dictator who presides over a system that has denied them their rights. This activism has been manifested in... Read more
21h
Daily Liberal
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
The Border Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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The Courier
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
The Young Witness / Posted 21 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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22h
Western Advocate
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
10 related stories
22h
Kiama Independent
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
10 related stories
22h
Manning River Times
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Manning River Times / Posted 22 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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22h
Goondiwindi Argus
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
10 related stories
22h
The North West Star
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cubafaçade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations
Cuba travel guide: 10 tips for first time travel to Cuba
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
façade are hundreds of artefacts, photos, weapons and blow-by-blow explanations of events including the overthrow of the dictator Batista, the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis. And, of course, much reflection on the reign of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ex-president of Chad convicted of war crimesrights lawyers were in the gallery Monday to hear the verdict, including the pr
Ex-president of Chad convicted of war crimes
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
rights lawyers were in the gallery Monday to hear the verdict, including the prosecutor who indicted Augusto Pinochet, the dictator who ruled Chile from 1973-1990. Habré has been called the “African Pinochet.” During the trial, which started... Read more
122 related stories
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DW
Judgment on Habre sets good precedent |Victims of the dictator Hissene Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, had to
Judgment on Habre sets good precedent |
DW / Posted yesterday
Victims of the dictator Hissene Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, had to wait a long time for justice. For more than a quarter of a century, there was no official recognition of the suffering they had endured. To make matters worse, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africans Pull All the Levers to Get Justice for Habréby Souleymane Guengueng, to video testimonies gathered on HRW's website or in d
Africans Pull All the Levers to Get Justice for Habré
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
by Souleymane Guengueng, to video testimonies gathered on HRW's website or in documentary films such as Klaartje Quirijns' The Dictator Hunter, Isabel Coixet's Parler de Rose, or Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's Hissein Habre: a Chadian Tragedy. There are... Read more
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DW
Judgement on Habre sets good precedent |Victims of the dictator Hissene Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, had to
Judgement on Habre sets good precedent |
DW / Posted yesterday
Victims of the dictator Hissene Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, had to wait a long time for justice. For more than a quarter of a century, there was no official recognition of the suffering they had endured. To make matters worse, the... Read more
122 related stories
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Fortune
Zuckerberg Is Dictator of The World's Largest Nation, Pirate Bay Founder Sayshas grown so dominant that it is one of the world’s largest nations, and co-fou
Zuckerberg Is Dictator of The World's Largest Nation, Pirate Bay Founder Says
Fortune / Posted yesterday
has grown so dominant that it is one of the world’s largest nations, and co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is effectively the dictator of that country, according to Peter Sunde, the co-founder of the Pirate Bay file-sharing site. Sunde made his... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
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The North West Star
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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The Courier
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
The Courier / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europemy life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which
Eastern Europe: why it's the most intriguing part of Europe
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
my life. Probably because we got to share some of the gallows humour with which the locals had to fortify themselves under the dictator Ceausescu. It's a beautiful country. Vast tracks of Romania remain unspoiled, farmed in traditional ways, with... Read more
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News.com.au
Scientology open massive communications HQwith members believing they are reincarnated aliens who used to live on other p
Scientology open massive communications HQ
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
with members believing they are reincarnated aliens who used to live on other planets. At the centre of these teaching is the dictator of the “Galactic Confederacy” known as Xenu. Since its emergence, Scientology has been described as a cult that... Read more
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Perth Now
Scientology’s scary new megaphonewith members believing they are reincarnated aliens who used to live on other p
Scientology’s scary new megaphone
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
with members believing they are reincarnated aliens who used to live on other planets. At the centre of these teaching is the dictator of the “Galactic Confederacy” known as Xenu. Since its emergence, Scientology has been described as a cult that... Read more
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Sun Star
With Leni Robredo as VPuse another description, the vice president is only a heartbeat away from the t
With Leni Robredo as VP
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
use another description, the vice president is only a heartbeat away from the top post. The possibility of the namesake of the dictator taking the presidency would have been higher then than if he was a mere senator. And didn’t Duterte say during... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
West Intermediate students gain understanding and respect via war stories from local vetsO’Shea from Minooka, 19 years old, shaking hands with the president of Iraq,” h
West Intermediate students gain understanding and respect via war stories from local vets
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
O’Shea from Minooka, 19 years old, shaking hands with the president of Iraq,” he said. He wound up spending 10 months with the dictator. They engaged in a lot of small talk, and he learned all of Saddam’s favorite snack foods, Doritos and Fruit... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Former Chad dictator to learn fate after alleged victims' long fight for justiceChad’s former dictatoris to learn his fate on Monday after a 26-year battle by
Former Chad dictator to learn fate after alleged victims' long fight for justice
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Chad’s former dictatoris to learn his fate on Monday after a 26-year battle by his alleged victims to bring him to justice. A court in Dakar will decide whether Hissène Habré is guilty of murder, torture, rape and crimes against humanity in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lifestyles - The Times-TribuneO’Shea from Minooka, 19 years old, shaking hands with the president of Iraq,” h
Lifestyles - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
O’Shea from Minooka, 19 years old, shaking hands with the president of Iraq,” he said. He wound up spending 10 months with the dictator. They engaged in a lot of small talk, and he learned all of Saddam’s favorite snack foods, Doritos and Fruit... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Eighty years on, Spain may at last be able to confront the ghosts of civil wara “national act of atonement”. Franco himself is buried there. Dominated by a
Eighty years on, Spain may at last be able to confront the ghosts of civil war
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
a “national act of atonement”. Franco himself is buried there. Dominated by a giant cross and built at the behest of the dictator, who devoted his life to cleansing Spain of godless Marxists, the Valle de los Caídos has never come close to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Donald Trump supporters, protestors clash in San Diego; 35 arrestedthis last night. She was saying that "I want Japan to arm with nuclear weapons.
Donald Trump supporters, protestors clash in San Diego; 35 arrested
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
this last night. She was saying that "I want Japan to arm with nuclear weapons." I never said that. She was saying, "I love the dictator in North Korea." I don't love the dictator -- bad guy, OK? Bad guy. She was saying all sorts of things so bad,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Peter Sunde, Pirate Bay co-founder: Mark Zuckerberg is ‘dictator’ of ‘biggest nation in the world’Peter Sunde, co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, s
Peter Sunde, Pirate Bay co-founder: Mark Zuckerberg is ‘dictator’ of ‘biggest nation in the world’
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
Peter Sunde, co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, slammed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the “dictator” of “the biggest nation in the world.” “People in the tech industry have a lot of responsibilities but they never... Read more
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Calgary Sun
OC Transpo drivers on trial for murder called victim 'The Devil, Nazi woman,' court hearsclairvoyant, that the secret lovers despised Jagtar Gill. “She was the Nazi wo
OC Transpo drivers on trial for murder called victim 'The Devil, Nazi woman,' court hears
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
clairvoyant, that the secret lovers despised Jagtar Gill. “She was the Nazi woman. The kids would often call her that … the dictator. She made the rules,” she testified. She advised Gill not to talk about anyone like that, let alone his... Read more
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Rappler
Relatives mull move out of Heroes' Cemetery to protest Marcos burialsit well with netizens, who have begun an online campaign against the move. A C
Relatives mull move out of Heroes' Cemetery to protest Marcos burial
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
sit well with netizens, who have begun an online campaign against the move. A Change.org petition opposed the plan, saying the dictator did not deserve to be laid to rest beside Filipino heroes. In a Facebook post, Inquirer editor Chelo... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Operation Condor conspiracy faces day of judgment in Argentina courtCircle. US intelligence documents declassified last year show that the order to
Operation Condor conspiracy faces day of judgment in Argentina court
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Circle. US intelligence documents declassified last year show that the order to kill Letelier had come directly from the dictator, General Augusto Pinochet. Declassified State Department records show that the month before Letelier’s murder,... Read more
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