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Bolivia's military, police chiefs call for easing of tensions

Bolivia's military, police chiefs call for easing of tensions

Bolivia's top military and police chiefs on Monday called on political leaders to hold a dialogue to ease tensions and lift a week-long blockade over postponed elections."On social media there are videos of armed people and groups of people," said armed for

Peru promises Amazon investment after indigenous deaths

Peru promises Amazon investment after indigenous deaths

Peru promised on Monday to invest in its Amazon region, which is a focal point of the coronavirus pandemic, following the death of three indigenous protesters in clashes with police.Around 70 indigenous people armed with spears tried to overrun a settlement fo

Riots hit downtown Chicago, stores looted

Riots hit downtown Chicago, stores looted

Large crowds clashed with police as rioters vandalized stores in downtown Chicago overnight Sunday, with officers returning fire after being targeted by gunfire.More than 100 people were arrested and 13 officers wounded as rioters smashed windows and looted hi

French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger

French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger

Gunmen on motorcycles killed eight people including a group of French aid workers as they visited a part of Niger popular with tourists for its wildlife, officials said. "There are eight dead: two Nigeriens including a guide and a driver, while the other six