Argentines recall 1976 military coup

  • Posted on: 24 March 2008
  • By: pirate

By BILL CORMIER, Associated Press Mar 24, 2008

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Thousands of Argentines marched to mark Monday's anniversary of a 1976 military coup that launched seven years of dictatorship, carrying banners bearing photographs of the people who disappeared under the junta.


US death toll in Iraq war hits 4,000

  • Posted on: 23 March 2008
  • By: pirate

By ROBERT H. REID, Associated Press March 23, 2008

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed four U.S. soldiers in Baghdad on Sunday, the military said, pushing the overall American death toll in the five-year war to at least 4,000. The grim milestone came on a day when at least 61 people were killed across the country.