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Raul Castro offers 'respectful dialogue' with US

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 22 2013, 12:42am CST | by IANS

Havana, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro again offered the US government an option of a "respectful dialogue" that would not compromise the island's sovereignty, and said the two countries can establish "civilized relations".
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Panama foreign minister invites Raul Castro to Americas Summit

Sep 19 2014 10:49am CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Panamanian Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo personally invited Cuban President ...
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Obama-Castro handshake stirs speculation, controversy

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 10 2013, 11:48pm CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) A surprise handshake between US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial ceremony in Johannesburg has stirred a major controversy at home and speculation about its deeper meaning.
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Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland
Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Europe. | by IANS
 
Pakistan repatriates 29 Afghans
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan handed over 29 Afghans arrested during a military operation in its northwestern tribal region to Afghan authorities, the army said Friday. | by IANS
 
Less than half of Americans support stricter gun laws: Poll
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Less than half of Americans said they back tougher gun laws, which is significantly lower than the 58 percent recorded just after the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 20 children dead, a Gallup poll said Friday. | by IANS
 
 

Cuba intensifies fight against corruption

Source: Politics Balla | May 14 2013, 1:22am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Havana, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Corruption and illegal activities in areas like fuel distribution are of great concern for the Cuban government, the official media reported here Monday.
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Fidel Castro opens school in rare public appearance

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 12 2013, 3:05am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Fidel Castro opens school in rare public appearance
Havana, April 12 (IANS) Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro opened a school in Havana in a rare public appearance since his retirement in 2006, the official Granma daily reported.
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Raul Castro re-elected for second term

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 25 2013, 1:49am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Havana, Feb 25 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro has been re-elected for a second five-year term.
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Raul Castro jokes about possible resignation

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 22 2013, 11:50pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Havana, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro, soon to be confirmed by parliament for a second five-year term, joked Friday about the possibility that he might resign because of being so advanced in years.
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Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland
Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Europe. The office of the attorney general of Switzerland said in a statement that the...
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Pakistan repatriates 29 Afghans
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Zimbabwe's main opposition calls for fresh polls again
Harare, Oct 31 (IANS) Zimbabwe's opposition MDC-T party said Friday economic challenges confronting the country could only be resolved if the country holds free and fair polls. MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai told...
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Bogota, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) Twelve workers trapped by a flood inside a coal mine in the northwestern province of Antioquia are dead, Colombian authorities said Friday. "With an inspection we made in the night hours, we...
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10,000 agents searching for missing Mexican students
Mexico City, Oct 31 (IANS/Prensa Latina) The search for the 43 students who disappeared in Iguala, in the Mexican state of Guerrero, continued Friday with participation of 10,000 agents, including federal forces,...
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Unicef wants unimpeded delivery of aid to kids in CAR
Geneva, Oct 31 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) Friday asked for unhampered delivery of humanitarian assistance to children in need of support amid the recent episodes of unrest in Central African Republic (CAR...
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UN calls for inclusive urban development
United Nations, Oct 31 (IANS) UN General Assembly President Sam Kutesa Friday called for an inclusive and sustainable approach for urban development that considers the needs of marginalised groups. Commemorating the...
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Ponzi schemer in US cheats residents of $22 mn, jailed
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China pledges $81 mn financial assistance for Afghanistan
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China Friday pledged to provide non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan (about 81 million dollars) to Afghanistan this year at an international meeting on Afghanistan held here. China...
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