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563 convictions since 2006 for Argentine junta crimes

A total of 563 people have been convicted in Argentina since 2006 for rights violations committed under the country's brutal 1976-1983 military dictatorship, justice officials said Saturday.

Mine explosion hits Myanmar power grid

Authorities said damage to towers can affect electricity supply and bring more problems to the people.

Brazil protests counter military coup celebration

Unlike Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, Brazil has never had a formal investigation into human rights abuses during its 1964-85 dictatorship.

San Suu Kyi says change in Myanmar is on the way

Burma``s freed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi believes change is on the way in her country after almost five decades of military dictatorship.

Iran morphing into military dictatorship: Hillary

Iran is morphing into a
military dictatorship, even as she underlined Washington`s determination to step up
international pressure on Tehran to negotiate seriously on its
controversial nuclear programme.

Iran is becoming a military dictatorship: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Riyadh Monday, where she will likely seek to shore up Saudi support for tougher sanctions on Iran and for renewed Mideast peace talks.