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Cuba's Raul Castro to retire in five years
Cuban president announces he will leave office at the end of his second term in 2018, following his re-election.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 10:06 GMT
US delegation visits Cuba to ease tensions
Seven lawmakers hope to free imprisoned US contractor Alan Gross and take steps to improve political relationship.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 06:02 GMT
US releases Cuban man jailed for spying
Cuba calls for Rene Gonzalez to be returned to Havana amid fears he could be in danger while on probation in the US.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2011 05:57 GMT
Castro to stand for re-election
Aide says Cuban leader will be in "perfect condition" to run for presidency in 2008.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2007 12:21 GMT
Aide says Castro recovering
Official says Cuban leader is still in charge and will surprise sceptics.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2007 04:52 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'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.
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