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May 01, 2017
Spain's Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing
Guernica, Spain (AFP) April 26, 2017
Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war. At 4:30 pm (1430 GMT) - the moment the bombing began 80 years ago - representatives of victims associations laid floral wreaths at a monument in the Zollo cemetery dedicated to those killed in an attack that inspired Pablo Picasso's famed "Guernica" painting. "A rain of fire, blood and death fell upon us," Luis Iri ... read more

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UN divided over Syria gas attack probe as US launches missile strike
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