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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
A woman carries belongings during evacuation in the tornado-hit Luyano neighborhood in Havana early on January 28, 2019. – A rare and powerful tornado that struck Havana killed three people and left 172 injured, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said early Monday. (Photo by YAMIL LAGE / AFP)

Death toll in Cuba tornado rises to six

The number of people killed in the powerful tornado that ripped through part of Havana last week has risen to six, authorities said Sunday.
A resident stands amid the debris of buildings left after the passage of a tornado in Havana, on January 28, 2019. – A rare and powerful tornado that struck Havana killed three people and left 172 injured, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said early Monday. (Photo by YAMIL LAGE / AFP)

Four dead, 195 injured in Havana tornado

A rare and powerful tornado has devastated sections of Havana, killing four people and injuring 195, as it overturned cars, uprooted trees and destroyed dozens of homes.
Tornado kills 3, injures 172 in Havana, Cuba

Three dead, 172 injured in Havana tornado

A rare and powerful tornado that struck Havana killed three people and left 172 injured, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said early on Monday.
Colombian police hold flowers during a vigil at the scene of the attack on Thursday [Leonardo Munoz-EPA]

Colombia asks Cuba to extradite ELN rebels after bombing kills 21

Colombia has demanded that Cuba hand over rebels affiliated with National Liberation Army (ELN), who were in Havana for peace talks, after a deadly car bombing in Bogota was blamed on the group.
Camila Cabello poses with her awards during the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards at Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Bilbao, Spain, November 4, 2018. REUTERS-Sergio Perez

Camila Cabello sweeps MTV Europe awards

US singer Camila Cabello swept the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, winning best song with her hit “Havana” as well as best artist and best video.
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Tiwa Savage wins MTV EMAs Best African Act

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has become the first Nigerian female artist to win the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.
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North Korea welcomes Cuba’s Miguel Diaz-Canel to Pyongyang

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel was due in Pyongyang on Sunday, North Korea’s state media reported, describing the visit as a “historic event” highlighting the “invincible friendship” of the two allies.

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for “Best African Act” In 2018 MTV EMA Awards

Other artistes on the list include Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).
MTV Europe Music Awards 2018

Camila Cabello leads in nominations for MTV Europe Music Awards

US singer Camila Cabello leads in nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards, according to a list released Thursday.
Camila Cabello accepts the video of the year award next to Madonna at the MTV VMAs 2018. Lucas Jackson-Reuters

Camila Cabello beats Beyonce, Drake in MTV video awards

Cuban-born Camila Cabello beat out heavy hitters Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Drake to take home the two top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday.
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List of MTV Video Music Award nominees

The MTV Video Music Awards will be hosted on Monday 20 August 2018 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The show will feature a lot of phenomenal performances from music artists.

Mystery illness hits US diplomats in China

The U.S. has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, State Department spokesperson has said.

Ed Sheeran named top artiste at Billboard Music Awards

Ed Sheeran was crowned top artiste while Bruno Mars took home the R&B gong at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot

A Mexican pilot who once flew the leased passenger plane that crashed in Cuba, killing 107 people on board, said Saturday he had previously complained about alleged sub-standard practices by the aircraft’s owner.

Cuba declares two-day mourning after 107 die in plane crash

Cuba begins two days of national mourning on Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.

Over 100 killed as passenger plane crashes in Cuba

More than 100 people were killed in a fatal crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba yesterday, Cuban broadcaster CubaTV reported.

Cuban president says many feared dead in plane crash

A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off Friday from Havana's Jose Marti airport, leaving a thick column of smoke over the scene.

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