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Russia will find ways to help Cuba get oil, says Medvedev

Russia will find ways to help Cuba get oil, says Medvedev

Russia will find ways to help Cuba secure supplies of oil and petroleum products, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.

Qatar Chamber, Cuba explore opportunities in agri production

Qatar Chamber, Cuba explore opportunities in agri production

Officials from Qatar Chamber and Cuba held a meeting Wednesday to explore co-operation opportunities in the field of agricultural production.

Cuban doctors providing excellent medical care around the world

Cuban doctors providing excellent medical care around the world

The Cuban Hospital in Dukhan is a centre of excellence in healthcare with about 500 Cuban medical professionals providing more than 30 specialty services, the Cuban ambassador has said.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by US sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday.

Russia's increasing influence in Cuba stirs ghost of Cold War

Russia's increasing influence in Cuba stirs ghost of Cold War

Russia is stirring the ghosts of Cuba's Cold War past as it looks to re-establish its influence in the Communist-run island nation, although this time analysts say Moscow has no intention of bankrolling Havana.

Cubans set to vote in referendum on new constitution Havana

Cubans set to vote in referendum on new constitution Havana

Cubans will Sunday vote for or against a new constitution that recognizes the right to private property but maintains the one-party system.

Three dead, 172 injured in Havana tornado

Three dead, 172 injured in Havana tornado

A rare and powerful tornado that struck Havana killed three people and left 172 injured, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said early Monday.

N. Korea welcomes Cuban president to Pyongyang

N. Korea welcomes Cuban president to Pyongyang

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel was due in Pyongyang on Sunday, North Korea's state media reported, describing the visit as a "historic event" highlighting the "invincible friendship" of the two allies.

US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat cases

US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat cases

A US health alert issued for China over a mysterious illness has revived fears of a rumoured sonic weapon that first surfaced after a scare involving American diplomats and their families in Cuba two years ago.

Cuba plane crash toll rises to 111 as student dies

Cuba plane crash toll rises to 111 as student dies

Grettel Landrove, a 23-year old Cuban student who loved to dance flamenco, died in a Havana hospital from "severe traumatic lesions", Cuban state-run media reported.

Plane that crashed in Cuba 'had maintenance problems'

Plane that crashed in Cuba 'had maintenance problems'

The crash of Damojh's Boeing 737 passenger jet near Havana airport killed 110 people on Friday. The three survivors are in critical condition.