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The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean. It consists of the island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the country's capital. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city.

Headlines Around the Web

Rubio: Castro-Obama shake 'ironic'

Dec 12, 2013 - Politico

Historic WTO deal may add $1trillion to economy

Dec 08, 2013 - The Times of India

WTO reaches century's first trade deal

Dec 08, 2013 - The Times of India

Time to help Alan Gross

Dec 04, 2013 - Politico

Cuba announces end to dual currency

Oct 23, 2013 - France24

Federal jury finds Mark Cuban not guilty

Oct 17, 2013 - MarketWatch

Kochi startup in top 50 at Vienna festival

Oct 05, 2013 - The Times of India

Articles About Cuba

Fidel Castro smokes a cigar during interviews with the press in Havana
US Restores Diplomatic Relations With Cuba After 50 Years

By IBTimes AU

U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce some of the major changes in U.S. policies toward the communist nation. (2:36 pm)

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A detainee is carried by military police after being interrogated by officials at Camp X-Ray at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002.
2,000 Photos Depicting US Troops’ Abuse & Sexual Humiliation Of Prisoners In Iraq & Afghanistan Set For Release On Friday

By IBTimes AU

If the world was shocked by the report of the Senate on how the CIA tortured suspects in the 9/11 attack, people should brace for a stronger jolt as a federal judge in the U.S. is set to authorise the release on Friday of 2,000 photos that would further place the military is a bad light. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, COURT, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK

Smoke raises behind an Islamic State flag after Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters took control of Saadiya in Diyala province from Islamist State militants, November 24, 2014.
Americans Believe ISIS May 'Attack the US Soon'; ISIS Demands $1 Million for James Foley Remains

By IBTimes AU

Most of the Americans who responded to a newspoll believe ISIS may attack in the U.S. soon. ISIS has demanded $1 million in exchange for James Foley's remains. (Dec 11)

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n Air Canada Boeing 777 taxis at Sydney airport after being given the all clear to resume its journey to Vancouver July 28, 2011. The plane bound for Vancouver was forced to dump fuel and return to Sydney on Thursday after crew reported smoke coming from
Travel Advice: Air Canada Passes To Rouge Some Domestic Routes

By IBTimes AU

Air Canada Rouge will start serving some domestic routes starting spring of 2015. (Dec 10)

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Muslim cleric Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, who is seeking millions of euros in damages from the Italian state, after accusing CIA agents and Italian spies of kidnapping him in Milan and flying him to Egypt for torture, attends an Amnesty International news
White House Fears Release Of CIA Torture Report Will Risk American Lives Worldwide

By IBTimes AU

The White House expressed concerns that the release of the CIA Torture Report might endanger American lives. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, AL-QAEDA, BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE

The ward of the Monrovia Medical Unit, which is an Ebola treatment facility specifically built for medical workers who become infected while caring for patients, is seen in a U.S. Army handout picture taken November 4, 2014. The ward is scheduled to open
UN Admits Insufficient Resources To Fight Ebola Outbreak, Over 300 People In NYC Being Monitored Against The Virus

By IBTimes AU

The United Nations is calling for more help to fight the Ebola outbreak right in the region where it started. (Nov 07)

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Noam Chomsky, a leading American intellectual highly critical of Israel's policies toward the Palestinians, gestures in Amman May 17, 2010.
Noam Chomsky Slams The US For Being the Greatest Terrorist State That Has Fostered Violence and Aggression

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

In an Op-ed, Noam Chomsky, a long-term critic of US policies, says that present depradations prove that the US has created terrorism everywhere. (Nov 05)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, IRAQ, PAKISTAN, COURT, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

Singaporeans pose while blowing bubbles in this early January 1992 photograph
Seven Weird Things Banned by Governments

By IBTimes AU

While it vastly depends on the culture an individual country follows, there are certain bans which evoke surprise to the rest of the world. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT

Floyd Mayweather Jr. At A Press Conference At Times Square
Boxing News 2014: Pacquiao-Mayweather Bout Possibly Won’t Be Aired By Showtime As NBC Eyes Primetime Boxing $20M Deal With Al Haymon

By IBTimes AU

Amid talks that unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather is finally considering fighting Filipino eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao if the congressman beats Chris Algieri on Nov 22, there is another boxing coup in the offing besides the higher chances of the Dream Match finally taking place. (Oct 05)

Government Health Workers Administer Blood Tests For The Ebola Virus In Kenema, Sierra Leone
Australia Urged To 'Do More' in Ebola Fight Than Send Money; Public Warned Against Fake Ebola Treatments Online

By IBTimes AU

As the Ebola virus continues to rage in West Africa, international aid agencies are appealing not for more donations but for ground support and medical teams on the ground. Australia is encouraged to do more than sending money. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, NEW JERSEY, CHINA