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Cuban 5 prisoner and Ebola-fighting doctor give each other strength

Correspondence between political prisoner Gerardo Hernández and Cuban doctor Rotceh Ríos Molina, part of the team fighting the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.

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Again, UN General Assembly rejects U.S anti-Cuban blockade

The UN General Assembly voted Oct. 28 for the 23rd consecutive year on a Cuba resolution calling upon the United States to end its economic blockade against the island.

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Iran and U.S. cooperating on ISIS fight? Not as far-fetched as it seems

Iraqi President Fuad Masum was asked whether it was U.S. airstrikes, with Iraqi fighters and Iranian militiamen, that helped liberate the town of Amerli. He confirmed that it was.

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Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Aristide under house arrest

There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.

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War talk re Syria ratchets up

But it is spurring worries of another misguided U.S. military undertaking, escalating war and chaos, with the people of the region bearing the brunt.

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Ukraine: Cracks appear in Kiev coalition

Troops of the government of President Victor Poroshenko push closer to Lubansk and Donetsk, and casualties rise in disaffected Eastern Ukraine.

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German sour pickles: Gauck, militarism, and Gaza

When politicians vacation and little action is expected, the words German journalists use for this is "Saure-Gurken-Zeit" or "sour pickle time."

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U.S. covert operation against Cuban youth condemned

 USAID hired young people from Peru, Costa Rica, and Venezuela to pose as tourists in Cuba to befriend young Cubans and try to convert them into anti-government activists.

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Fighting intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev acts against Communist Party

The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.

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Judicial finding in Chile says U.S. complicit in death of young Americans

A U.S. military officer practically delivered the two young Americans, Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, to the military dictatorship of Pinochet, who had both of them executed.

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