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#Dictator

# dictator - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Mussolini's great-grandson signs first pro contract with Lazio
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Mussolini's great-grandson signs first pro contract with Lazio

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:27 PM 9,213 Views 6 Comments

The teenager has already played in the club’s youth side.

# dictator - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains
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Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains

Sep 24th 2019, 4:18 PM 20,438 Views 22 Comments

The ruling has been hailed as “a great victory for Spanish democracy” by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

# dictator - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Manuel Noriega, infamous dictator toppled by US army, dies aged 83
# Panama
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# Panama

Manuel Noriega, infamous dictator toppled by US army, dies aged 83

May 30th 2017, 7:15 AM 10,392 Views 7 Comments

Noriega ruled the Central American country of Panama between 1983 and 1989 before being deposed by a US military invasion.

# dictator - Monday 12 October, 2015

Europe's 'last dictator' re-elected after saying his main rival shouldn't win because she's a woman
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# Belarus

Europe's 'last dictator' re-elected after saying his main rival shouldn't win because she's a woman

Oct 12th 2015, 10:45 AM 16,344 Views 44 Comments

Western sanctions in the country, imposed over rights abuse allegations, might soon be lifted.

# dictator - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Lenin, Stalin and 'The Myth of the Beloved Leader'
# Creating The Cult
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# Creating The Cult

Lenin, Stalin and 'The Myth of the Beloved Leader'

May 10th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,838 Views 68 Comments

New exhibition in Russia shows how the two former leaders used the cult of personality to their advantage.

# dictator - Friday 29 March, 2013

Video: Pakistani lawyer throws shoe at Musharraf in court
# Protest
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# Protest

Video: Pakistani lawyer throws shoe at Musharraf in court

Mar 29th 2013, 10:06 AM 4,834 Views 19 Comments

The shoe was thrown at the ex-dictator as he walked to a courtroom to extend his bail on charges of conspiracy to murder and sacking judges.

# dictator - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Descendants of Stalin officials bear witness to his 'mission'
# Russia
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# Russia

Descendants of Stalin officials bear witness to his 'mission'

Mar 10th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,757 Views 30 Comments

Theatrical show in a Moscow human rights’ museum is shedding light on those who imposed the brutal will of the Russian dictator.

# dictator - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Pinochet will leaves everything to his family
# Dictatorship
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# Dictatorship

Pinochet will leaves everything to his family

Jul 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,286 Views 18 Comments

The family had requested the document remain private, but investigators are trying to find what happened to around €20 million the dictator had hidden away before he died.

# dictator - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Mugabe says he is "fit as a fiddle" and compares himself to Jesus
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# Dictator

Mugabe says he is "fit as a fiddle" and compares himself to Jesus

Feb 21st 2012, 2:00 PM 2,120 Views 15 Comments

The Zimbabwean president, speaking on his 88th birthday, also gave tips on how to live a long life.

# dictator - Monday 12 December, 2011

Ex-dictator Noriega extradited to Panama to finish sentence
# Panama
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# Panama

Ex-dictator Noriega extradited to Panama to finish sentence

Dec 12th 2011, 2:05 PM 700 Views 1 Comment

Noriega has been extradited by France to face charges of embezzlement and murder in his home country.

# dictator - Friday 2 December, 2011

Nando's pulls 'dictator' ads following complaints
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From The Daily Edge
# Nando's

Nando's pulls 'dictator' ads following complaints

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:45 AM 3,033 Views 5 Comments

The controversial South African ad depicted Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as ‘the last dictator standing’, and was pulled following protests from his country.

# dictator - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Stalin's daughter who defected to the US dies aged 85
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# Stalin

Stalin's daughter who defected to the US dies aged 85

Nov 29th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,991 Views 0 Comments

Lana Peters, as she became known, defected to the US in 1967 at the height of Cold War tensions.

# dictator - Friday 15 April, 2011

North Korea founder's birthday is celebrated - 17 years after his death
# North Korea
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# North Korea

North Korea founder's birthday is celebrated - 17 years after his death

Apr 15th 2011, 2:14 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

Kim Il Sung would have turned 99 today and the “Day of the Sun” remains the country’s most important national holiday.

# dictator - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested by Haitian authorities
# Haiti
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# Haiti

'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested by Haitian authorities

Jan 18th 2011, 6:56 PM 467 Views 0 Comments

Former dictator accused of embezzlement and human rights abuses to be shown the file being brought against him by Haitian prosecutors.

# dictator - Monday 17 January, 2011

Notorious Haitian dictator returns to "help" country's people
# Haiti
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# Haiti

Notorious Haitian dictator returns to "help" country's people

Jan 17th 2011, 12:26 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Claude Duvalier was ousted in revolt in 1986 after he and his father presided over brutal regime reinforced by deadly private militia, the Tonton Macoutes.

# dictator - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

The new face of North Korea?
# North Korea
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# North Korea

The new face of North Korea?

Oct 5th 2010, 2:50 PM 422 Views 0 Comments

Reports and new pictures of the son – and heir apparent – of Kim Jong-Il suggest he may have had plastic surgery to look more like his grandfather, founder of North Korea

# dictator - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

Ex-dictator and dead wife exhumed in Romania
# Ceausescu
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# Ceausescu

Ex-dictator and dead wife exhumed in Romania

Jul 21st 2010, 3:05 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Remains of Romania’s former leader Ceausescu dug up.