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  • Brazil's military to cooperate in dirty war investigation

  • Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile

    Argentine poet Juan Gelman, an exile whose writings were colored by personal tragedy he suffered at the hands of his country's brutal military dictatorship, died in Mexico City on Tuesday. He was 83 and had been battling leukemia. Gelman, a leftist with...

    Threat of military coup hangs over Thailand unrest

    A day after street protests turned deadly in Thailand, the head of the army declined on Friday to rule out a military coup d'etat to quell escalating violence as pro- and anti-government forces head toward a contentious Feb. 2 election. Opponents of...

    Egyptian troops kill militant suspect; mob killing adds to tension

    CAIRO -- The Egyptian army announced Tuesday it had shot and killed an Islamist militant suspected of a key role in attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, while a reported vigilante killing elsewhere in Egypt heightened tensions...

    Brazil exhumes remains of leftist president deposed in 1964 coup

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's government exhumed the remains of former President Joćo Goulart on Thursday to investigate whether he may have been murdered by the military dictatorship that deposed him in 1964. Goulart died in exile in Argentina in 1976,...