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Nicaragua mourns Sandinista co-founder Tomas Borge

A crowd of mourners gathered Wednesday for the funeral of Tomas Borge, one of the founders of Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista movement who served as interior minister after the 1979 revolution. The former guerilla fighter, considered one of the hardliners in Daniel Ortega's gov …
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John Sheardown Dies: Canadian Diplomat Protected Americans During Iran Revolution, Depicted In ‘Argo’

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

News from Ottawa that John Sheardown dies has left mourners remembering a man who risked his life to shelter fugitive American diplomats in Tehran during the Iran revolution in 1979. Sheardown, 88, was a former Canadian diplomat who... Read Post

Sunnis mourn protesters shot dead by troops

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Thousands of mourners rallied on Saturday at funerals for Sunni Muslims shot by troops in demonstrations against Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.Troops on Friday shot dead five people in Falluja, in the Sunni-dominated ... Read Post

Tunisia, in crisis, girds for new chaos, protests at funeral of slain leftist

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

The funeral for a leading leftist politician assassinated in Tunisia is expected to draw waves of mourners, and many fear that a national strike the same day could touch off riots nationwide in the country that started the Arab Spri... Read Post

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