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At least 44 people were killed on Sunday after a fight broke out between rival gangs in a Monterrey prison in northern Mexico. Authorities suspect the violence may have been started as a diversion to allow certain prisoners to escape.



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TEGUCIGALPA (AP) — La policía desalojó el lunes con gases lacrimógenos a centenares de personas que intentaron sacar de la morgue los cuerpos de los reos que murieron la semana pasada en…



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MEXICO (AP) — La hermana del presidente de México Felipe Calderón estaba el lunes en el centro de atención después de divulgarse una grabación de audio en la que parece incurrir en supuestos actos de corrupción electoral. Medios locales transmitieron la…



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http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/region/americas/~5/dFwX7rzxKP0/20120214_Aging_128k.mp3 Joseph Coughlin and Kelly Michel discuss how a healthy and active aging population can contribute to economic growth, and the public policy reform, new business strategies, and profound shifts in views on aging necessary



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Mexico’s economy and tourism industry are growing despite an escalation in drug violence in recent years, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil as she discusses its implications for U.S.-Mexico relations, immigration, and



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At least 44 people died during a prison riot in northern Mexico on Sunday that could have been a cover for a breakout, a security official said.



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Dozens died and 30 inmates escaped during a weekend prison riot in northern Mexico, an official said Monday.



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A fight between rival gangs at an overcrowded prison on the outskirts of the northern Mexican manufacturing city of Monterrey left at least 44 dead yesterday, authorities said.



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Rio de Janeiro’s four days of pre-Lent festivities hit their peak last night as hundreds of thousands of people flocked to the Brazilian city to watch dazzling dancers in the  infamous Samba Parade.



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The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) on Monday refuted a Darfur rebel group’s claim from earlier in the day that it had kidnapped 49 peacekeepers. UNAMID said the solders were “blocked” not kidnapped.



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Senegal police turned away small groups of opposition protesters Monday after days of riots against President Abdoulaye Wade’s bid for a third term. The city emptied out amid fears of fresh violence as tensions run high ahead of



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Reuters – People from Libya’s battle-scarred city of Misrata queued up to vote in their first free election Monday, hoping to set a standard for the rest of the country as it prepares for national polls in June after the war that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi.



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AP – Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said Monday that he reserves the right to disregard efforts by South African President Jacob Zuma to mediate disputes in the nation’s troubled coalition government.



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CNN’s Erin Burnett interviews Jay Bahadur, author of “Pirates of Somalia” on the rescue of two Americans held by pirates.



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Clashes between rival militias. Allegations of detainee torture. Assaults on the headquarters of the National Transitional Council, which governs Libya.



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A young Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire to protest against Chinese rule – the 21st to do so in the past year.



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Nigerian security forces say they have killed at least eight members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the north-east city of Maiduguri.



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Rebels in Sudan’s Darfur province say they have released 49 African peacekeepers but are holding three people they suspect of being Sudanese security agents.



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Addressing an election rally, the SP star campaigner claimed there were signs of a Samajwadi victory and this was making “some leaders” angry — so angry that they could soon be jumping off podiums.



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Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi was slapped with a case on Monday for flouting restrictions on his six-hour road show in Kanpur on Sunday.



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The International Committee of the Red Cross says it is trying to broker a humanitarian cease-fire in Syria, as government tanks and troops mass around…



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Yemenis go to the polls Tuesday in an uncontested presidential election that is part of a negotiated end to the decades-long rule of President Ali…



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The chief U.N. nuclear inspector begins another to visit to Iran on Monday, saying his “highest priority” is getting answers to allegations of military dimensions to the Iranian nuclear program. Speaking before he left Vienna on…



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Eurozone finance ministers are set to approve a new $171-billion bailout for Greece, at a meeting in Brussels. French Finance Minister Francois Baroin said Monday that after months of negotiations over terms of the deal for …



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Hundreds of thousands of people, many waving red and white union flags, protested across Spain on Sunday against sweeping labour market reforms that make it easier to slash pay and lay off workers.



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TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Flags flew on Martyrs Square in Tripoli and crowds across Libya gave voice on Friday to joy at being free of Muammar Gaddafi, as the anniversary of their revolt offered brief respite from fears that it has brought them only chaotic paralysis. In Benghazi, cradle of…



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The media labels fluctuate — rebels, revolutionaries, government forces, militias. They have been hailed as heroes, freedom fighters, an underdog battling a malicious army, and vilified as vengeful, racist vigilantes.



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A man found with severe frostbite in subzero temperatures in the southern Polish mountains was being taken to a military hospital on Friday after his family identified him as a veteran of the Iraq war.



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An insurance company that denied benefits to a military veteran faces a federal lawsuit that argues its reasoning was groundless because the U.S. wasn’t at war with Iraq in 2008.Jerico McCoy, 29, said …



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