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Russia and Cuba seal new partnership at Kremlin

Raul Castro, the first Cuban president to visit Russia since the Cold War, signed a partnership pact with Kremlin leader Dmitry Medvedev on Friday intended to revive the once flourishing alliance between the two countries.

Fidel Castro demands Obama return Guantanamo base

Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro demanded on Thursday that President Barack Obama return the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo to Cuba without conditions, and he accused the new U.S. leader of supporting "Israeli genocide" against Palestinians.

Raul Castro tastes Soviet past on Russia trip

Cuban President Raul Castro was served salted boar's fat and vodka on Thursday in a nostalgia-tinged lunch at a former Politburo hunting lodge he and his brother Fidel visited two decades ago.

Cuba's Raul Castro arrives in Moscow for talks

President Raul Castro on Wednesday began the first visit to Russia by a Cuban leader since the end of the Cold War, the latest sign of reviving ties between the two former close allies.

Yemen says awaiting 94 Guantanamo returnees

Yemen said on Saturday it expected the repatriation soon of 94 Yemenis held at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison camp, and vowed it would make sure they did not rejoin the ranks of Islamic militants.

France floats EU plan on Guantanamo: report

France has drafted a plan for European Union countries to accept 60 detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp that U.S. President Barack Obama wants to close, German magazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday.

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