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World Notes: Israel, Philippines, Guatemala – and more

International news about Israel, Philippines, Guatemala, Native American women, Japan and the Cuban Five.

World Notes: Cuba, Afghanistan, India – and more

International news about Cuba, Afghanistan, India, Ireland and Colombia.

World Notes: Cuba, France, Iraq - and more

From book fairs in Havana to human rights in Iraq - keep up to date on what's going on in your world.

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Support for Cuban Five in U.S. capital

Nearly 100 students, faculty and local residents turned out Feb. 8 at Howard University for a panel discussion on the Cuban Five.

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World Notes: Sudan, Colombia and more

 

Sudan: Darfur fighting re-ignites, civilians lose, Colombia: Sintracarbon mine workers win wage hike, Iraq: Social demands trigger street protests, Switzerland: No safe haven for torturers, Australia: Undocumented refugees seek justice, Cuba: More CIA links to Posada revealed

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Oldest Cuban celebrates her 126th birthday

The oldest peson in Cuba, Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez celebrated her 126th birthday with relatives and friends and attributes her health to the pure air of the countryside, a diet rich in meat and a "heart that has always been full of love."

World Notes: Algeria, Greece, Canada and more

Protests in Algeria, migrant workers' hunger strike in Greece, steelworkers  in Canada, and news from South Korea, Haiti, Cuba.

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Time to normalize relations with Cuba

Polls have consistently shown a significant majority of Americans favor normal relations with Cuba.

World Notes: Cuba, Israel, Venezuela - and more

Pakistanis are protesting U.S. drones while South Africans are negotiating better prices for anti-HIV drugs. All of this and more in World Notes.

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Send greetings to the Cuban Five

Still, there are five innocent anti-terrorist fighters sitting in U.S. prison, and it's important to keep their spirits up.

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