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Cuban migrants kidnapped at Mexican border released - newspaper

MEXICO CITY A group of Cuban migrants reported as kidnapped at Mexico's northern border has been released, a newspaper reported on Monday, as officials continued probing the disappearances of other migrants in the region.

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Prince Charles embarks on Caribbean tour including Communist-run Cuba 16 Mar 2019

HAVANA Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility from Britain's closest ally, the United States.

Mexico to review report of kidnapped Cubans at northern border 14 Mar 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government said on Thursday that it would look into a report that Cuban migrants had been kidnapped by an organised crime group just south of the U.S. border, adding to existing probes into disappearances of migrants in the area.

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In Cuba, Obama’s detente becomes history as Trump threatens 14 Mar 2019

HAVANA Cuba has jettisoned rhetorical restraint towards the United States and is broadcasting footage of military defence exercises in the face of threats and new sanctions from the administration of President Donald Trump.

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Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens 13 Mar 2019

EILAT, Israel For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn't stop the sea life. | Video

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Pompeo blames Russia, Cuba for Venezuelan crisis; Rosneft rejects accusations 12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/MOSOW U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuela's political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduro's government by buying Venezuelan oil.

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Pompeo blames Russia, Cuba for Venezuelan crisis; Rosneft rejects accusations 12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/MOSOW U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuela's political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduro's government by buying Venezuelan oil.

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Maradona to legally recognise three children he has in Cuba - Argentine lawyer 08 Mar 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's 1986 World Cup soccer winning captain Diego Maradona has three children in Cuba and will travel to the country to legally recognise them, his lawyer told Argentine media.

Maradona to legally recognize three children he has in Cuba -Argentine lawyer 08 Mar 2019

BUENOS AIRES, March 8 Argentina's 1986 World Cup soccer winning captain Diego Maradona has three children in Cuba and will travel to the country to legally recognize them, his lawyer told Argentine media.

COLUMN-Korea talks failure caps worrying week for world peace: Peter Apps 01 Mar 2019

March 1 With Russian nuclear threats, India and Pakistan on the brink of all-out war and now U.S.-North Korea talks breaking down in Vietnam, it has been a messy week for diplomacy. Great powers seem ever more willing to embrace the drama of confrontation over meaningful communication – and even when they try, it seems increasingly hard to bring them to a deal.

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NZ bans military type semi-automatic weapons used in mosque massacre

CHRISTCHURCH New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in its worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. | Video