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Cuba resists speedy economic reforms
President Raul Castro insists reforms must be carried out gradually despite poor GDP growth.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2014 03:01 GMT
Cuban revolution ages as Raul Castro turns 81
President's birthday highlights apparent lack of preparations for handover of power to younger generations of Cubans.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 05:57 GMT
Pope criticises US embargo on Cuba
Head of Catholic Church says 50-year-old trade ban unfairly burdens Cubans as he wraps up his visit to communist island.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 08:16 GMT
Cuba rejects pope's plea for political reform
Pope Benedict XVI's appeals for greater openness are spurned by top official during visit to communist Caribbean island.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2012 10:42 GMT
Cuban 'old guard' pledges economic reforms
Ageing revolutionaries plot new economic course as Fidel Castro is cheered and brother Raul confirmed as his successor.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 18:21 GMT
Cuba braces for sweeping economic changes
The reforms will see more than a million government jobs and subsidies slashed over the next couple of years.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 05:26 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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