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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
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