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Cuba vote opens final chapter of Castro era

Cubans voted to ratify a new National Assembly, a key step in a process leading to the elevation of a new president - the first in nearly 60 years from outside the Castro family.

Pope Francis: peacemaker and game-changer

Since taking charge of the Roman Catholic Church in March 2013, Pope Francis has transformed perceptions of an institution beset by scandals and plagued by self-doubt.

Deontay Wilder calls out Anthony Joshua after another TKO

American heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder tempted Britain’s Anthony Joshua with a fight after knocking out Cuba’s Luis Ortiz in the 10th round on Saturday.

US shrinks its Cuba mission after mystery ‘attacks’

The United States is to permanently scale back its mission to Cuba after what it alleges were series of mystery “attacks” on the health of diplomats, the State Department said Friday.

Russia expresses concern over US decision to keep Guantanamo prison open

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday expressed concerns over the U.S. decision to keep the infamous detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, located in Cuba, open.

Angola exempts 61 countries from visa rule

The nationals of 61 countries travelling to Angola will be granted visas on arrival, state-owned media confirmed Tuesday.

Kaduna govt sponsors 6 students to study medicine in Cuba

Adamu Mansur, Permanent Secretary, Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, says the state government has sponsored six students to Cuba to study medicine under the state’s foreign scholarship scheme.

Ghana, Cuba to battle malaria in West Africa

Ghana is renewing discussion with Cuba for the establishment of Biolarvicide factory to produce insecticide to destroy larvae of a mosquito and help control pest and mosquito transmitted diseases West Africa sub-region.

Fidel Castro’s eldest son commits suicide

The eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday, state media reported. He was 68 years old.

Trump order to keep Guantanamo open ‘sheer stupidity’

Donald Trump confirmed this week that he would keep the Guantanamo Bay detention facility open, a move experts say is unsurprising yet will likely mean that several dozen remaining detainees will not be able to leave the infamous prison.

State of the Union: Donald Trump vows to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he would keep Guantanamo Bay open, breaking from his predecessor Barack Obama’s lengthy and ultimately failed efforts to shutter the maligned detention facility.

State of the Union: Donald Trump urges unity, insists on border wall

U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Tuesday to work toward bipartisan compromises, but pushed a hard line on immigration, insisting on a border wall and other concessions from Democrats as part of any deal to protect the children of illegal immigrants.

I want to fight Anthony Joshua in America – Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder has issued a warning to rival Anthony Joshua that he would be reluctant to leave America for their potential super fight, according to Daily Mail.

World one step away from nuclear war – Pope Francis

The world is on the “brink” of nuclear war, Pope Francis warned on Monday, as he set off on a trip to Chile and Peru that threatens to become overshadowed by sexual abuse scandals.


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