Spain: Free the Cuban 5

0 Madrid, Jan 14. -Spanish groups in solidarity with Cuba demanded that U.S. President Barack Obama immediately release the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the United States since 1998 for trying to prevent terrorist actions against the island. At a meeting on Wednesday night, several organizations asked the U.S. president to free Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez,

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Hundreds of Unknown Works by Picasso in France

2 Paris, Nov. 30. -The story behind the discovery of 271 unknown works by Picasso has unfolded like a fable, involving a retired French electrician who was trying to obtain benefits. The news was published Monday in the French newspaper Liberation, and describes the events involving Pierre Le Guennec, the retired electrician, and Claude Picasso, the son of the farmed

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New Attempt at Negotiations on Western Sahara

0 United Nations, Oct.18. -UN Special Envoy for Western Sahara Christopher Ross is trying to resume informal negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario Front. Ross arrived in Algeria on Sunday aiming to resume talks, in a tour that will also include Mauritania, Tindouf (Saharan territory), and Morocco. On Saturday, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with Moroccan King Mohamed

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USA: Another Attempt to Contain the Oil Slick

1 Washington, Jun 2. -British Petroleum company (BP) and US specialists are trying on Wednesday to put an end, one more time, to the incontrollable oil slick that has been polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico since April 20. After some failed attempts, including the capping of the leak with mud, the BP will try to cut the

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