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War Hero Ait Ahmed Buried in Native Algerian Village

Tens of thousands of Algerians massed in a mountain village for the burial Friday of a national hero of the brutal independence war with France. Hocine Ait Ahmed, who spent nearly a quarter-century in exile in Europe, was buried in the village where he was born, a day after his remains arrived in Algiers, the Algerian capital. Ait Ahmed, 89, who was the country's leading opposition figure, died Wednesday in Lausanne, Switzerland. Ait Ahmed had requested a burial in his native...

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