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The Fidel Castro that I knew

What Castro really wanted was to ensure his death would serve as a tool to reignite the revolutionary fervour and commitment to socialism of the early days.

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Fidel Castro accorded private funeral

Cuban leader's ashes interred in a private ceremony in the city of Santiago, ending nine days of mourning.

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Castro's global legacy

From anti-colonial struggle to healthcare, how did Fidel Castro's Cuba impact the world?

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Thousands bid farewell to Cuba's Fidel Castro

President Raul Castro pledges to defend the socialist legacy of his brother Fidel Castro, who died last week aged 90.

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Fidel Castro's last goal? A football pitch for kids

Cuban leader's final act was to order a football field built for youth in Jaimanitas, where he often stopped to talk.

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Fidel Castro's African legacy: Friendship and freedom

Analysis: Cuba's decades-long involvement in Africa has left a disputed and complicated legacy.

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Fidel Castro's ashes begin journey across Cuba

Remains of the late Cuban leader will travel more than 800-km, retracing in reverse Castro's revolutionary tour.

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Soul of Fidel's revolution lives on in a Santa Clara cafe

A Spanish artist has turned his living room into a museum cafe in a key battleground city of the Cuban revolution.

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Cuba allies join thousands to honour Castro in Havana

Several world leaders - and thousands of Cubans - gather in Havana to pay final respects to the late Fidel Castro.

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Farewell to Fidel Castro: 'It is hard, so hard'

Cubans queue for hours to pay tribute to the man they knew as "El Commandante".

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Cuba: Police detain artist celebrating Castro's death

Danilo Maldonado Machado's girlfriend said he was arrested after he posted a video railing against the deceased leader.

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Fidel Castro: A Latin American story

The death of the revolutionary leader is being mourned and celebrated in equal measure.

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Cubans gather in Havana to bid farewell to Fidel Castro

Two-day memorial in Revolution Square for communist leader as Donald Trump threatens to scrap normalisation deal.

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Cubans mourn Fidel Castro

Sadness on Havana's streets for late leader while in US state of Florida celebrations continue in Miami's Little Havana.

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All eyes on Havana as Cuba bids farewell to Castro

As Cuba mourns the life and rule of global icon Fidel Castro, the world waits to see what changes, if any, will be brought to the island nation now that he is gone.