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· October, 2013

Stories about History from October, 2013

28 October 2013

Serbia: Jovanka Broz, Widow of Tito, Dies Isolated and Forgotten

Jovanka Broz, widow of Tito, died in Belgrade on October 20, aged 88. In the decades since her husband's death, she led a reclusive life in Belgrade, forgotten and isolated.

27 October 2013

The Codefather

The Bridge

The world's first Internet search engine has Caribbean roots.

12 October 2013

Vietnam Bids Farewell to Legendary War Hero

The 'Red Napoleon' and great military tactician of the 20th century who led the Vietnamese army in defeating the military forces of France and the United States.

10 October 2013

Chilean Navy and Human Rights Groups Visit Torture Site on Dawson Island

More than 40 members of human rights groups and their families visited Dawson Island as part of the commemoration activities marking the Chilean military coup of 1973.

Russians Remember “The Day Democracy Died”

RuNet Echo

20 years after Russia's constitutional crisis, many bloggers criticizes Yeltsin's decision to fire on the Supreme Soviet, characterizing the moment in post-Soviet history as a turn for the worse.

5 October 2013

Exhibition of Fascist Paraphernalia in Public School in Spain

The mayor of the locality denies having seen the fascist paraphernalia displayed on the market stalls, although she admits that she spent an hour at the exhibition.

3 October 2013

Malaysian Communist Leader Chin Peng: Hero or Terrorist?

Malaysian independence fighter and communist leader Chin Peng died in Bangkok last month but his wish for his ashes to be returned home was rejected by the Malaysian government

2 October 2013

Should Japan's Children Be Reading This Comic About a Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivor?

One city's attempt to restrict children from reading "Barefoot Gen", a comic series about the Hiroshima bombings, has started a debate in Japan about how the tragedy should be interpreted.

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