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Cuba's Fidel Castro dies at 90

His brother Raul announced to the nation that the Cuban revolutionary leader and ex-president passed away on November 25th.

His brother Raul announced to the nation that the Cuban revolutionary leader and ex-president passed away on November 25th.

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Fidel Castro 1926-2016

A hero in the eyes of many, dictator Fidel Castro’s revolutionary fire for decades lit up global politics.

A hero in the eyes of many, dictator Fidel Castro’s revolutionary fire for decades lit up global politics.

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Cuba feels the benefits of being back in favour in Washington

After more than half a century of freezing Cuba out of diplomatic relations the last year has seen an abrupt turnaround between Havana and Washington.

After more than half a century of freezing Cuba out of diplomatic relations the last year has seen an abrupt turnaround between Havana and Washington.

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Cuban Communist party re-elects Raul Castro as leader

No surprises in Cuba, where the Communist party has agreed that Raul Castro should serve a second term as head of the party. The 84-year old has

No surprises in Cuba, where the Communist party has agreed that Raul Castro should serve a second term as head of the party. The 84-year old has

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Tampa Bay ray of light on US Cuban relations

The historic baseball match between Cuba and the Tampa Bay Rays was beautiful theatre. Baseball diplomacy in Havana.

The historic baseball match between Cuba and the Tampa Bay Rays was beautiful theatre. Baseball diplomacy in Havana.

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Baseball and diplomacy - Obama ends his landmark trip to Cuba

Even in Cuba the victims of the Brussels bomb attacks were remembered in a minutes silence at the start of a baseball match attended by President

Even in Cuba the victims of the Brussels bomb attacks were remembered in a minutes silence at the start of a baseball match attended by President

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Obama and Castro meet ahead of high-profile talks in Havana

The economy and human rights will be high on the agenda of talks between the US and Cuban presidents as they meet in the Cuban capital

The economy and human rights will be high on the agenda of talks between the US and Cuban presidents as they meet in the Cuban capital

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President Barack Obama breaks 88 year gap with visit to Cuba

From the sepia tainted era of President Calvin Coolidge’s arrival in Cuba by warship to the jet powered landing by President Barack Obama – it is a

From the sepia tainted era of President Calvin Coolidge’s arrival in Cuba by warship to the jet powered landing by President Barack Obama – it is a

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Obama visits Old Havana at the start of a historic tour to Cuba

President Barack Obama and his family visit Havana’s old quarter as a three-day-trip gets under way to the country which hasn’t seen a US president

President Barack Obama and his family visit Havana’s old quarter as a three-day-trip gets under way to the country which hasn’t seen a US president

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Obama sends letter on first direct US mail flight to Cuba

They are unlikely pen-pals. But Barack Obama and a Cuban pensioner have exchanged letters, with the US leader responding to the 76-year-old’s

They are unlikely pen-pals. But Barack Obama and a Cuban pensioner have exchanged letters, with the US leader responding to the 76-year-old’s

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EU and Cuba normalise relations ahead of historic Obama visit

Just days before President Obama visits Cuba, the European Union has normalised relations with the Communist-run island. Hosted by President Raul

Just days before President Obama visits Cuba, the European Union has normalised relations with the Communist-run island. Hosted by President Raul

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President Obama heads to Havana for historic visit

US President Barack Obama has confirmed he’s to make a historic visit to Cuba next month. It’ll be the first sitting American presidential trip to

US President Barack Obama has confirmed he’s to make a historic visit to Cuba next month. It’ll be the first sitting American presidential trip to

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US President Barack Obama 'to visit Cuba in coming weeks' - sources

US President Barack Obama is to pay a historic visit to Cuba "in the coming weeks" marking the conclusion of his efforts to restore relations following half a century of tensions between Washington an

US President Barack Obama is to pay a historic visit to Cuba "in the coming weeks" marking the conclusion of his efforts to restore relations following half a century of tensions between Washington an

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Diplomatic triumph? Castro's historic visit to France

This is Cuba president Raul Castro at the tomb of the unknown soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Castro’s visit to France is the first

This is Cuba president Raul Castro at the tomb of the unknown soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Castro’s visit to France is the first

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Cuba and France sign deals and promise to deepen friendly ties

Cuban leader Raul Castro and France’s President Hollande have celebrated a successful start to the veteran Communist’s tour of France. He is the

Cuban leader Raul Castro and France’s President Hollande have celebrated a successful start to the veteran Communist’s tour of France. He is the

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Cuba: Raul Castro on state visit to Paris

The diplomatic courtship steps up a gear, with Raul Castro in Paris for the first visit to Europe by a Cuban leader for two decades.

The diplomatic courtship steps up a gear, with Raul Castro in Paris for the first visit to Europe by a Cuban leader for two decades.

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Cuba pardons 3,522 prisoners ahead of papal visit

With Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba fast approaching the Cuban authorities have addressed one of the outstanding issues cited by its critics. On Friday

With Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba fast approaching the Cuban authorities have addressed one of the outstanding issues cited by its critics. On Friday

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President Hollande 'reaches out' to Cuba during historic state visit

Francois Hollande has topped off a historic visit to Cuba by meeting both President Raul Castro and – unexpectedly – the communist country’s

Francois Hollande has topped off a historic visit to Cuba by meeting both President Raul Castro and – unexpectedly – the communist country’s

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Hollande meets Castro brothers during French state visit to Cuba

President Francois Hollande meets both President Raul Castro and his brother, the former leader Fidel Castro during historic visit to communist Cuba by a French head of state.

President Francois Hollande meets both President Raul Castro and his brother, the former leader Fidel Castro during historic visit to communist Cuba by a French head of state.

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Cuba president Raul Castro visits Pope Francis

The Cuban President Raul Castro paid a special visit to Pope Francis in Vatican City on Sunday. The stopover comes ahead of the pontiff’s trip to the

The Cuban President Raul Castro paid a special visit to Pope Francis in Vatican City on Sunday. The stopover comes ahead of the pontiff’s trip to the

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Castro meets Putin in Moscow

Gearing up for Saturday's Victory Day Parade Cuban President Raul Castro met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday.

Gearing up for Saturday's Victory Day Parade Cuban President Raul Castro met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday.

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Historic US-Cuba talks between Obama and Castro

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history by holding the first formal, face to face talks between leaders of the United States and

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history by holding the first formal, face to face talks between leaders of the United States and

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Obama and Castro make history with US-Cuba talks

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have held the first formal face to face talks between leaders of the United States and Cuba in more than half

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have held the first formal face to face talks between leaders of the United States and Cuba in more than half

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Cuban government supporters and opponents clash in Panama

Scuffles broke out on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama between supporters and opponents of the Cuban government. Prominent

Scuffles broke out on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama between supporters and opponents of the Cuban government. Prominent

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US and Cuba make history as Obama and Castro shake hands

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history – shaking hands in a symbolically charged gesture as they seek to restore ties after

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history – shaking hands in a symbolically charged gesture as they seek to restore ties after

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Turkey's Erdogan proposes building mosque in Cuba

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presents plans to possibly build a mosque in mainly Roman Catholic Cuba.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presents plans to possibly build a mosque in mainly Roman Catholic Cuba.