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World Notes: Australia, Iran, Cuba and more

Global warming and coral reefs; rape as an act of war;  nuclear weapons, Russian labor laws and Venezuelan nationalization

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UN General Assembly condemns U.S. Cuba blockade

For the 19th time, the United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly said the U.S. should end its economic blockade against Cuba.

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Cuba continues to change, independence for Western Sahara - and more

Prejudice on the rise in Germany; world protests resumption of West Bank construction; fight for independence in Western Sahara intensifies - all in World Notes

Amnesty urges Cuban Five case review

Human rights group, Amnesty International, issued a call to U.S. officials to review the case of the Cuban Five, citing serious violations of the prisoners' rights.

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World Notes: Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela, India

A round up of international news from Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela and India.

U.S. terrorism exported to Cuba and Venezuela

Cuban TV has been broadcasting the new documentary "Cuba's Reasons: The Route of Terror" which nails down basic facts regarding anti-Cuba terror.

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World Notes: Colombia, Iraq, South Africa, Cambodia, Romania, Cuba

Labor killings in Colombia, orphans in Iraq, agribusiness in South Africa, garment workers in Cambodia, health care in Romania and Cuba.

With layoffs come opportunities in Cuba

Cuba announced a half million lay-offs this week. International affairs writer Emile Schepers gives some context and history  to the announcement.

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Goldberg analyzes his visit with Fidel Castro

The Atlantic journalist Jeffrey Goldberg talks about his three-day visit with Fidel Castro.

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World Notes: France, UK, DR Congo, Iraq, China, Cuba

A quick look at news from France, United Kingdom, Iraq, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo and China.

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