Luz, Anahit, Ana, and Ivonne were young and hopeful for a better world when Uruguay's civic-military coup d'etat struck and soldiers vented their fury on their bodies, seeing them as political opponents but also as women who had dared to get involved in a struggle that didn't correspond to their gender.
Soldiers opened fire on Nigerianprotesters in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos shooting at least two people, according to three witnesses. Authorities have imposed a curfew over the growing protests and the police chief has deployed an anti-riot squad.
Seven decades after the end of the Korean War, Seoul embarked on a painstaking task to search for and identify the bodies of fallen soldiers still missing since the war. Our reporters witnessed this unprecedented programme in action that developed along the border between the two Koreas, thanks to an agreement forged with Pyongyang two years ago.
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