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Castro meets experts to discuss threats to human species


February 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has met experts from 22 countries to discuss subjects related to dangers threatening the human species.The meeting was the 85-year-old Cuban ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro releases two-volume memoir


February 5th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban President Fidel Castro presented a two-volume memoir at a public ceremony in Havana, where he referred to the mistake of believing that with socialism ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro slams ‘assassination’ of unarmed bin Laden


May 6th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Cuban President Fidel Castro on Thursday slammed the 'assassination' of Osama bin Laden who was reportedly unarmed when U.S. Special Forces shot at him.According to the ... Read more...

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Castro says remarks about Cuban model ‘not working’ misinterpreted


September 11th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.11 (ANI): Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said that his comment to a US journalist about Cuba's system not working had been misinterpreted.The former president told a meeting at the ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro regrets not paying attention to gays in Cuba


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has revealed that he regrets not paying enough attention to the injustice against homosexuals during his rule in the 1960s and 70s.According to ... Read more...

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Castro takes responsibility for persecution of gays


September 1st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro says he bears total responsibility for the persecution of homosexuals at the beginning of the Cuban revolution. Castro told Carmen Lira, editor of ... Read more...

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Castro admits he was “at death’s door” when he gave up power


August 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has admitted he was "at death's door" when he gave up power four years ago, saying he was weak, dangerously thin and thought ... Read more...

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I was at death’s door, says Castro


August 31st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) After a serious illness that took him four years to recover, former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said he felt like he "rose from the dead ... Read more...

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N. Korea will use nuke arsenal if attacked by US, S. Korea: Envoy


August 28th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 28 (ANI): North Korea's Ambassador to Cuba, Kwon Sung Chol, has warned that his country would use its nuclear arsenal if attacked by either the United States or South Korea."If ... Read more...

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Castro claims Osama bin Laden is a CIA agent


August 28th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has claimed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, is a CIA agent, who was always summoned whenever former US President George W Bush ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro’s Article Points Fingers At Bilderberg Group


August 21st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The three page long article written by former Cuban president Fidel Castro has brought to limelight the controversial Bilderberg Group. The article that was published on ... Read more...

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Castro to release first volume of memoirs in August


July 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Havana (Cuba), July 28 (ANI): Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has announced plans to release the first volume of his memoirs. The Strategic Victory, which tells the story of how a few ... Read more...

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Cuban Singer Olga Guillot dies


July 13th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Olga Guillot, who was the renowned Cuban singer has died of a heart attack. She was hailed as the queen of bolero. She died on ... Read more...

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Obama Nobel reflects badly on his predecessors: Castro


October 10th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 10 (DPA) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro Saturday described the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama as a "positive measure" that marked a criticism ... Read more...

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Juanes concert a blow to US: Fidel Castro


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 23 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro described last Sunday's concert by Juanes as a blow to the 47-year-old US economic embargo against his country. "The Cuban people, especially in ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro calls on US to withdraw troops from Honduras


July 17th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (RIA Novosti) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has called on the US to withdraw its troops from Honduras to ease the situation after the recent coup in the Central ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro accuses Mexico of hiding flu outbreak


May 13th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Havana, May 12 (DPA) The former Cuban president Fidel Castro accused Mexico of not telling other countries earlier about the outbreak of ongoing influenza epidemic due to the visit of US ... Read more...

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Obama will fail if he doesn’t lift embargo: Fidel Castro


April 23rd, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 23 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said that US President Barack Obama's Cuba policy will fare as badly as that of the previous White House occupants if ... Read more...

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Cuba will not beg to lift embargo: Fidel Castro


April 15th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 14 (IANS) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro Tuesday complained that the US had done nothing to end the decades-old embargo on his country, stressing that Cuba "will never beg" ... Read more...

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Castro believes Obama wants to improve ties with Cuba


April 9th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 9 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said he believes US President Barack Obama wants to improve relations with Cuba, but the US political reality will not make ... Read more...

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US delegation to Cuba meets Fidel Castro


April 8th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (DPA) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro met Tuesday with three visiting members of the US Congress in what they called a sign that Cuba wants to open a ... Read more...

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Cuba not afraid of talks with US: Fidel Castro


April 7th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 7 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said his country is not afraid of dialogue with the US and did not want to extend the decades long confrontation ... Read more...

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Climate change more serious than financial crisis: Fidel Castro


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 3 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said that climate change is more serious than the international economic crisis which was the main subject of Thursday's G20 summit in ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor starts poll campaign - online


March 20th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, former UN under-secretary general and now Congress candidate from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, started his election campaign Friday through a website. Through the site, www.shashitharoor.in, the ... Read more...

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Obama not able to solve economic problems: Fidel Castro (Lead)


February 10th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said Barack Obama and his team would not be able to solve the economic problems faced by the US.Castro said that ... Read more...

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Obama unable to solve economic problems: Fidel Castro


February 10th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 10 (RIA Novosti) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said that Barack Obama is incapable of solving the problems faced by the US.In his Monday newspaper column, Reflections, Castro also ... Read more...

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Obama’s policies losing virginity: Fidel Castro


February 7th, 2009 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 7 (IANS) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has criticised US President Barack Obama saying his "politics is losing virginity", the EFE news agency reported Saturday. "Sooner rather than later, Obama's politics ... Read more...

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Castro wants to know about Obamas change Cuba policy


February 5th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro is again using the Internet to let the White House know just what concerns Havana, raising a list of grievances with Washington ... Read more...

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Castro Criticizes Obama on GITMO, Israel support


January 30th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.30 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has released another blog post, where he has criticized President Barack Obama. In a post on Cuban Web site www.cubadebate.cu entitled Deciphering the Thinking ... Read more...

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Castro writes about his lack of longevity (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 23 (DPA) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro said in an online essay that he doubts he would have the "privilege" to observe world events in four years and said he ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro hails Obama’s ‘honesty’


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 23 (IANS) Ailing Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has called new US President Barack Obama a "honest" person with good intentions, but expressed doubt whether he could transform those into ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro unlikely to take part in a public event again: Chavez


January 12th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said it is unlikely that former Cuban President Fidel Castro would take part in a public event ever again, but that the ... Read more...

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Oliver Stone plans documentary on Hugo Chavez


December 11th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): After making a biopic on George W. Bush, American filmmaker Oliver Stone is planning to helm a documentary on Venezuelas controversial President Hugo Chavez.The 62-year-old director has ... Read more...

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Pele has no respect from footballers, says Maradona


December 8th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Diego Maradona's dislike for Pele is well-known and the Argentine again minced no words in saying that the Brazilian never had the respect of players that he commands."The ... Read more...

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Hu meets Fidel Castro, promises better China-Cuba ties


November 19th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met former Cuban president Fidel Castro and discussed ways to further strengthen ties with the island nation struggling to recover from three hurricanes and ... Read more...

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