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Colombia relocates village of ex-rebels as killings surge

Jul. 15, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

A village of former guerrilla fighters who laid down their arms in a historic 2016 peace deal was relocated by Colombian authorities Wednesday after 11 of its residents were murdered over the past three years. The Roman Ruiz Reincorporation Center in northwest Colombia was home to a group of ex-Revolutionary...

FILE - This Oct. 29, 1953, file photo shows Gen. Paik Sun-yup on the reviewing stand in South Korea. Former South Korean army Gen. Paik who was celebrated as a major war hero for leading troops in several battle victories against North Korean soldiers during the 1950-53 Korean War, has died. He was 99. (AP Photo/Fred Waters, File)

Paik Sun-yup, major South Korean war hero, dies at 99

Jul. 11, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean army Gen. Paik Sun-yup, who was celebrated as a major war hero for leading troops in several battle victories against North Korean soldiers during the 1950-53 Korean War, has died. He was 99. The South Korean army announced his death on Saturday. It didn't...

FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo, Eden Pastora, better known as

Edén Pastora, Nicaraguan revolutionary, dead at 83

Jun. 16, 2020 9:33 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — One of the most mercurial, charismatic figures of Central America's revolutionary upheavals, Edén Pastora, died early Tuesday. He was 83. On Aug. 22, 1978, Pastora, better known as “Commander Zero,” led a group of guerrilla fighters in an armed takeover of...