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Seven police injured, 49 arrested in Chile coup commemorations

Santiago - Seven officers were injured and 49 people arrested as protesters erected barricades and clashed with police on the 43rd anniversary of the military coup that brought Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to power, the government said Monday.

'Shock and awe' response to 9/11 helped jihad's spread: analysts

Paris - While 9/11 failed to bring America to its knees as Al-Qaeda hoped, it ushered in an era of instability, especially in the Middle East, that Islamic extremists have skilfully exploited, analysts say.

Obama on 9/11: Diversity one of America's 'greatest strengths'

Washington - US President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Americans on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to embrace the nation's diversity and not to allow "terrorists" to divide the country.

United States mourns on 15th anniversary of 9/11

New York - America commemorated the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Sunday with emotional services of remembrance in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania to honor those who perished in the world's deadliest terror strikes.

9/11 pilot's mother 'believes he is alive in Guantanamo'

Madrid - The mother of Mohammed Atta, one of the kamikaze hijackers who destroyed the World Trade Center, says she believes her son is alive at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, in an interview published Sunday in Spain.

On 9/11, 102 minutes that changed America

New York - Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States that left nearly 3,000 people dead.

United States marks 15th anniversary of 9/11

New York - The United States marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday with solemn services to commemorate the victims of the deadliest terror strikes on US soil, which changed the world forever.

Fifteen years after 9/11, America in perpetual war

Washington - The 9/11 attacks of 2001 forever changed America and upended its foreign and national security policy, leaving the country for the past 15 years in a war against jihadists -- without ending the upheaval in the Middle East.

Obama urges unity on eve of 9/11 anniversary

Washington - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans to remain united in the face of terrorist attacks, in a barely-veiled jab at Republican White House nominee Donald Trump 15 years after 9/11.

Fifteen years on, 9/11 seared into New York history

New York - New York marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks more resilient, wealthier and more diverse than ever, yet that terrible day is forever seared into its DNA.

Lion of Panjshir's son ready to take up his Afghan destiny

Parwan - His first public appearance was at the tender age of 12, a tiny figure walking, head down in grief, beside his legendary father's coffin.

Ukraine marks 25th independence day with show of force

Kiev - Tanks rumbled across Kiev on Tuesday as Ukraine marked 25 years of independence with a show of force against an increasingly assertive Russia and a war simmering in the pro-Kremlin separatist east.

South Africa marks Marikana killings but little has changed

Tornado - Mohlaudi Mohlaudi's salary may have more than doubled in the four years since 34 of his fellow miners were killed by South African police during a strike in Marikana, but he still lives in squalor.

Japan, S. Korea strike conciliatory note on war anniversary

Toukyo - Tokyo and Seoul struck a conciliatory note Monday on the anniversary of the end of World War II, with South Korea's president calling for a "future-oriented" relationship and Japan's prime minister denouncing the "horrors of war".

Nagasaki marks 71st atomic bombing anniversary

Toukyo - The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Tuesday marked 71 years since its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with its mayor lauding a visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima earlier this year.

Japan marks Hiroshima bombing anniversary

Toukyo - Japan on Saturday marked 71 years since the city of Hiroshima was destroyed by a US atomic bomb, as its mayor urged the world to unite in abolishing nuclear weapons.

Two years on, villagers, relatives mourn MH17 crash

Ukraine - Villagers held a vigil Sunday at the site in eastern Ukraine where Flight MH17 was shot down two years ago, as bereaved relatives marked the anniversary with emotional memorial services.

Spain under bombs: 'Testing ground' for WWII

Benasal - Teenager Angel Bertran had just gone out to work in fields of hazelnut trees when Spain's civil war burst into his small town with the arrival of Nazi bomber planes.It was May 25, 1938.

South Africa's Zuma honours black WWI soldiers in France

Longueval - One hundred years after they fought together in World War I, white and black soldiers are finally being honoured equally at South Africa's memorial on the former battlefields in northern France.

Thousands remember Srebrenica massacre victims

Srebrenica - Twenty-one years after they were killed in Europe's worst massacre since World War II, the remains of 127 people were finally laid to rest Monday in Srebrenica.

Decade after war, Israel's 'main enemy' Hezbollah mired in Syria

Jerusalem - Israel this week marks a decade since its 2006 war with its "main enemy" Hezbollah, but the Lebanese militia's involvement in Syria has made another conflict less likely for now.

80 years ago, Spain plunged into civil war

Madrid - Eighty years ago, civil war broke out in Spain, a painful, bloody wound that has yet to heal.A dark prelude to World War II, the conflict unleashed passions around the world for close to three years and led to a decades-long dictatorship.

From Guernica to slavery, Spanish vet recalls war horrors

Bilbao - Luis Ortiz Alfau was 19 and working at a food warehouse when Spain's civil war began in 1936, as general Francisco Franco led an uprising against a democratically elected Republican government.

150 killed as South Sudan marks independence anniversary

Juba - The streets of South Sudan's capital were charged with tension on Saturday, the nation's fifth independence anniversary, after an outbreak of heavy fighting on the eve left at least 150 soldiers dead.

Tension, confusion as South Sudan marks independence anniversary

Juba - The streets of South Sudan's capital were charged with tension on Saturday, the nation's fifth independence anniversary, after two days of sporadic fighting between government and former rebels that raised fears of high casualties.

South Sudan cancels independence celebrations

Juba - South Sudan marks five years of independence on Saturday with celebrations cancelled in the face of a deepening hunger crisis and fears the world's youngest country could slide back into war.

Taiwan's Tsai urges China to heal Tiananmen pain

Taipei - Taiwan's new president Tsai Ing-wen urged China to give its people more rights and "heal past wounds and pain" on the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown Saturday.

Taiwan holds first Tiananmen commemoration in parliament

Taipei - Taiwan held the island's first ever commemoration in parliament Friday of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown as lawmakers urged the new government to address human rights issues in its dealing with China.

Eritrea dismisses criticism to celebrate 25 years of 'freedom'

Nairobi - Eritrea celebrated 25 years of independence on Tuesday with street parties, giant fireworks displays and music, shrugging off international criticism that the government has stifled basic freedoms.

Never again, say China media after Cultural Revolution anniversary

Bejing - The mayhem of China's Cultural Revolution will never be repeated, state-run media said Tuesday, breaking their silence after the 50th anniversary of its start saw little state-sanctioned discussion.
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Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
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