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Iran revolution brought repression, failure: Trump

Washington - Iran's Islamic revolution four decades ago has been a complete failure for the country, President Donald Trump said Monday.In a tweet written on the anniversary of the upheaval that was also sent out in Farsi, Trump said: "40 years of corruption.

Massive crowds mark 40th anniversary of Iran revolution

Tehran - Iran's president on Monday insisted "enemy" plots against the country would fail as vast crowds marked 40 years since the Islamic revolution at a time of heightened tensions with the United States.

Tough times for Iran's political parties as revolution turns 40

Tehran - Iran's main political parties are on rocky ground as the Islamic Republic marks its 40th birthday, with reformists in disarray and conservatives seeking a new identity.

US highlights 'broken promises' on 40 years of Iran's revolution

Washington - The United States marked the 40th anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution by highlighting what it says are the "broken promises" of the Middle Eastern country's leadership.

40 years ago, Iran's exiled Khomeini returns a hero

Tehran - Forty years ago Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Shiite cleric who led Iran's unfolding Islamic revolution, was welcomed back to Tehran by a jubilant throng after more than 14 years in exile.

Iran fetes 40 years of Islamic revolution at Khomeini tomb

Tehran - Thousands of Iranians packed the mausoleum of the Islamic republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran on Friday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the revolution that overthrew a centuries-old dynasty.

Ayatollah 'who dared to resist' returned to Iran 40 years ago

Tehran - "It's been 40 years, but I still remember climbing the fences of Tehran University so I could see what was happening," recalled Majid Heidarnik, now a teacher in Iran's holy centre of Qom.

Sixty years on, Miami's Cubans have brought Caribbean flair

Miami - Underpinning Miami, Florida, is sixty years of Castroism in Cuba: The island's diaspora has transformed the city into a towering skyline, where smells of fried "croquetas" and sounds of Spanish fill the air.

Cuba around the world: 60 years of weapons and white coats

Havana - As its revolution turns 60, Cuba is still reaching out all over the world to spread the socialist ideology that carried Fidel Castro to power in 1959.

60 years of revolution: Four Cubans tell their stories

Havana - On January 1, Cuba will mark the 60th anniversary of the communist revolution that brought the late and enigmatic leader Fidel Castro to power. Here, AFP talks to four Cubans about what the revolution still means to them.

Sixty years on, Miami's Cubans have brought Caribbean flair

Miami - Underpinning Miami, Florida, is sixty years of Castroism in Cuba: The island's diaspora has transformed the city into a towering skyline, where smells of fried "croquetas" and sounds of Spanish fill the air.

Ukraine marks five years since bloody Maidan uprising

Kiev - Hundreds of Ukrainians on Wednesday marked five years since the Maidan revolution, which ousted a pro-Moscow government but sparked war in the east of the country and led to Russia annexing Crimea.

Rock singer Lana Blac to play Revolution Music Hall in New York

Amityville - New York-based dark rock singer Lana Blac will be performing at Revolution Bar and Music Hall in Amityville on October 13.

Russia's last tsar executed 100 years ago

Paris - It is a century since the execution of Russia's last tsar and his family after the revolution that established the Soviet Union, a massacre that still raises questions today.

Stone Temple Pilots talk 'Revolution 3' co-headlining tour Special

Wantagh - On July 11, 2018, Jeff Gutt, the new front-man of the rock group Stone Temple Pilots, chatted with Digital Journal about the "Revolution 3" Tour, which is a co-headlining tour with such bands as Bush and The Cult.

Hope turns to despair seven years after Tunisian revolt

Tunis - Seven years since the Tunisian revolution that ignited the Arab Spring uprisings, 38-year-old Walid has no job and says people are even more hungry than they were under dictatorship.

40 years since the spark that began Iran's Revolution

- As a child 40 years ago, Mohammad Hassan Sharifzadeh saw the opening salvos of the Islamic revolution in Iran, starting with a particularly strange scene in a mosque in the holy city of Qom.

Once a shrine to Lenin, his birthplace city seeks a new identity

Ulyanovsk - Crowds are sparse these days at the world's biggest Lenin museum in the Russian city of Ulyanovsk, which has fences round it to protect visitors after several massive panels dropped off its facade.

Russia's left split between Communist Party and radical groups

Moscow - Nostalgic for a Soviet past they barely remember, young Russian Communists still dream of a "bright future" as promised by the October Revolution a hundred years ago.

Russia's brief sexual revolution after October 1917

Moscow - October 1917 brought not only political but also sexual revolution to Russia, with the early Soviets promoting female emancipation and the end of the traditional family, before a swift return to the old moral order.

Born with 1917 Revolution, centenarian recalls its impact

Sanktpeterburg - Maria Ryabtseva was just a baby when the 1917 October Revolution broke out. Since then the former nurse has lived through extraordinary events from the USSR's birth and death to the dominance of President Vladimir Putin.

Russian Communists call for rallies to mark revolution centenary

Moscow - Russia's Communist Party on Monday called for rallies to celebrate 100 years since the 1917 Bolshevik revolution, in contrast to the government which has remained largely silent on the centenary.

No pomp as Russia revolution centenary nears

Moscow - A century after its revolution shook the world, Russia strives to strike an odd balance between remembering the uprising that brought about the Soviet Union, while stopping short of romanticising regime change.

Cuba, Bolivia, remembering 'Che' 50 years after death

Havana - A half-century after his death, Ernesto "Che" Guevara will be remembered in ceremonies next week in Cuba and in Bolivia, whose CIA-trained troops sent shockwaves around the world when they executed the Cold War revolutionary icon in 1967.

A century on, royal family's letters return to Russia

Sanktpeterburg - From telegrams about hunting parties to anguished letters over the Bolshevik takeover, a trove of documents detailing the private lives of Russia's Romanov family has returned home 100 years after the 1917 revolution.

'Hillbilly Elegy' writer J.D. Vance is seeking rustbelt startups

Writer and venture capitalist J.D. Vance is partnering up with Revolution LLC to fund startup potential outside of Silicon Valley.

Russia conflicted on how to mark 100 years since revolutions

Moscow - It was the year that ended centuries of royal rule, brought two revolutions, ushered in Soviet domination and changed the course of Russian history irrevocably.

Review: EC Twins phenomenal on new track 'Revolution' with Guordan Banks Special

EC Twins have released their brand new track, "Revolution," on their new record label, Sony Music, and it has gone viral.

Thousands on streets of Tunis for revolution anniversary

Tunis - Thousands gathered in the Tunisian capital Thursday to mark the fifth anniversary of the overthrow of longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in the uprising that inspired the Arab Spring.

Disillusion rife five years after Tunisia uprising

Sidi Bouzid - A giant portrait of the Tunisian street vendor who started a revolution watches over the town where he set himself alight in a desperate act of protest. But five years later, pride has been replaced by disillusion."The revolution?
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