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Bolivians honor Che Guevara 50 years after CIA execution

Che Guevara In the remote corner of eastern Bolivia where Ernesto "Che" Guevara died, thousands gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death at the hands of the CIA-trained Bolivian military.

All four of Che's children, along with Bolivian President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera, and delegations from Venezuela and Cuba, came to pay their respects in the small town of Vallegrande on Monday.


Natural History Museum crash: Man released by police

UK police release driver in NH Museum accidentA man arrested following a crash outside London's Natural History Museum has been released under investigation, police said.

The 47-year-old had been questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving.
Eleven people suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident, involving a Black Toyota Prius, in South Kensington on Saturday.

The Metropolitan Police said it was not "terrorist-related" and is appealing for witnesses.


Thousands of women march for Israeli-Palestinian peace

Women march for peace in IsraelThousands of Israeli and Palestinian women are wrapping up a march around the region, demanding that their leaders act to achieve a peace agreement.

Women Wage Peace, the group behind the demonstration, says the two-week march sends a message to leaders to work toward a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to make sure women have equal representation in any talks.


After 78 Killings, a Honduran Drug Lord Partners With the U.S

Honduran drug lord MaradiagaThe number of murders the Honduran drug lord admitted to orchestrating over 10 years was stunning.

The dead included people he described as killers, rapists and gang members. Then there were the innocents: a lawyer, two journalists, a Honduran refugee in Canada, an official who was serving as Honduras’s antidrug czar and a politician who became his adviser; there were even two children caught in a shootout.

In all, the drug lord, Devis Leonel Rivera Maradiaga, said that, working in concert with drug traffickers and others, he had “caused” the deaths of 78 people — a number that posed a dilemma for United States officials when Mr. Rivera came to them offering to expose high-level corruption in this Central American nation of some nine million people.


Car hits pedestrians outside London museum; some injured

Car hits pedestrians outside London Museum of NHLondon police say emergency services are outside the Natural History Museum in London after a car struck pedestrians. Police say a number of people have been injured and one person has been detained at the scene.

The crash happened at 2:20 p.m. on a day when the central London museum is usually teeming with pedestrians including international tourists. Photographs showed a dented silver car and a man being pinned to the ground outside the museum.


Anti-nuclear weapons group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti nuclear group

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.

The Geneva-based organisation ICAN was awarded "for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons, and for its groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition on such weapons", Berit Reiss-Andersen, chairman of the Nobel Committee, announced on Friday.

"We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is greater than it has been for a long time," she said.


Syria violence at worst level since Aleppo: ICRC

Syria worst vilence sine Aleppo

The worst fighting since the battle for eastern Aleppo last year is raging in several regions of Syria, causing hundreds of civilian casualties, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said.

Up to 10 hospitals have been reportedly damaged in the past 10 days, cutting off hundreds of thousands of people from access to health care, the aid agency said in a statement on Thursday, voicing alarm at the situation from Raqqa to Idlib and eastern Ghouta.


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