After first big step, US faces long path to forge ties withCuba

2014-12-17 22:46

The renewal of full diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba could be the start of a long thaw in decades of animosity, but the path is full of obstacles.

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2014-12-17 21:54

Clive Derby-Lewis's wife Gaye has warned the SACP and Chris Hani's widow against making claims about "wider conspiracies" involved in Hani's murder.


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2014-12-17 21:53

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2014-12-17 21:55

Taliban gunmen who stormed a school in northwest Pakistan toyed with captive students by suggesting some could be let go, before lining them up and gunning them down in front of their classmates, according to a new account by survivors.

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