Cuba Rejects U.S. Policy of Aggression and Interference

0 Havana, Jan 21. -Cuba''s Foreign Affairs Ministry on Saturday rejected the statements made by the US Department of State and the White House, considering them another example of the constant policy of aggression and interference in the internal affairs of the Caribbean country. ¿A deplorable event, but unusual in Cuba, has been distorted and manipulated by self-serving political interests

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Kim Jong Un Assumes Supreme Command of DPRK Army

0 Pyongyang, Dec 31. -Kim Jong Un, vice president of the Central Military Commission of the Workers'' Party of Korea (WPK), was appointed as Supreme Commander of the Army, it was officially reported on Saturday.At a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the party held on Friday, Kim´s appointment for that post was proclaimed, in accordance

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Turkish Politicians, Citizens Reject Hostility vs. Syria

2 Damascus, Dec 31. -Turkish politicians and citizens, such as Numan Kurtulmus, the leader of the People's Voice Party of Turkey, on Saturday rejected the hostility unleashed by the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan against Syria.In remarks to Syrian television, Kurtulmus stated that the Turkish government's hostile policy is in tune with foreign interference in Syria, which could

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March for a Road in Tipnis Awaits New Year in Cochabamba

0 La Paz, Dec 31. -The march calling for the construction of a road in the Indigenous Territory Isiboro-Secure National Park (Tipnis) will remain in Cochabamba on Saturday, to resume the journey to La Paz in the new year.The more than 800-people caravan, representing over 25 communities, arrived in Cochabamba on Friday, and were received as heroes, with canticles, petards,

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Cuban Team Loses to US in World Cup

1 Tokyo, Dec 3. -The Cuban team lost its match against the US in five sets in the penultimate date of the World Volleyball Cup on Saturday, while Brazil beat Poland and Argentina defeated Egypt.The US team won with sets of 25-20, 14-25, 25-18, 22-25 and 15-11.Cuba now has six victories and four defeats, with 17 points. The US has

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Military Drills on National Defense Day

1 Havana, Dec 3. -Cuba on Saturday celebrates National Defense Day, with exercises on combat readiness, protection of top military officers and commands, and troop maneuvers.Military activities will be held until Sunday, and will be dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the landing of the expeditionary force on board the Granma yacht on December 2, 1956, an action that led

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New Incidents in Cairo Leave One Dead

1 Cairo, Nov 26. -Clashes between protesters and police in front of the Government headquarters of Egypt left one dead and at least 10 injured on Saturday, as demonstrations against the Military Junta continue at the Tahrir Plaza.A medical source told MENA news agency that a 21-year-old young man lost his life in an apparent accident after being run over

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Top Cuban Official Describes FIHAV 2011 as Excellent

3 Havana, Nov 5. -Council of Minister Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas on Saturday described the 29th Havana International Trade Fair, FIHAV 2011, as excellent, held with a greater involvement of business people and in an atmosphere of opportunities and confidence. At the end of the awarding ceremony, Cabrisas also told reporters that FIHAV is a fair in which we can

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Russia Demans Release of Cuban Five

1 Moscow, Nov 5. -The Russian movement "We Shall Overcome" (Venceremos) called on the U.S. government and judicial organizations on Saturday to stop violating the rights of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the United States. In a letter delivered to the U.S. Embassy in this capital, the social movement demanded the return home of Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez,

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Cuban Vice President on African Tour

0 Havana Oct 22. -Vice President Esteban Lazo kicked off an African tour on Saturday, including Ghana, Mali and Ecuatorial Guinea, during which he is scheduled to hold talks with authorities and representatives of those countries, Granma daily informed. (Prensa Latina)

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