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In bold move on Cuba, Obama asserts powers
Shift in US domestic politics, collapse in oil prices, and international pressure led to end of Cuba isolation.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2014 11:13 GMT
Cubans celebrate news of US-Cuba thaw
Havana residents paraded through the streets upon learning ties with arch foe the US will normalise after 50 years.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2014 11:24 GMT
Castro urges US to lift embargo on Cuba
Cuban leader says Obama's decision to renew ties deserves respect, but urges US to lift embargo against his country.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2014 10:56 GMT
US and Cuba to restore ties after 50 years
President Obama announces "new chapter" in relations as Castro hails prisoner exchange that paved way for breakthrough.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2014 04:55 GMT
Cuba to send more Ebola medics to W Africa
Cuba has sent more medics to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa than any other nation.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 08:38 GMT
Cuba sentences Canadian CEO for corruption
Head of Ontario-based transport firm which did estimated $80m in business annually with Cuba jailed for 15 years.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 07:02 GMT
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
Hong Kong is a sideshow in Beijing's main act: securing its status as a rising superpower.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 13:19 GMT
Museum honours Cuba's revolutionaries
A former rebel's museum keeps alive memories of the July 26, 1953 veterans who launched Cuba's revolution.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2014 11:26 GMT
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
Russia and Latin America: What gives?
Is Russia's top diplomat now trampling upon US 'backyard' to make a point?
Last updated: 02 May 2014 09:02 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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