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History will absolve me: A tribute to Fidel Castro
History will absolve me: A tribute to Fidel Castro
On Saturday, the globe woke up to the news of the death of leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel...
I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross: Fidel Castro in his own words
I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross: Fidel Castro in his own words
Cuba’s Fidel Castro, who took power in a 1959 revolution and transformed the country into a communist state while ruling for five decades
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dead at 90
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dead at 90
On July 31, 2006, the Cuban government announced that Castro's duties as president had been transferred to Raul Castro while he underwent surgery...
Financiers cheer shambassador
Financiers cheer shambassador
Nigel Farage, the Brexit campaigner United States president-elect Donald Trump said would be great as Britain’s envoy to Washington, taunted Prime...
A peer's sobering Brexit insights
A peer's sobering Brexit insights
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​Cold shoulder for ICC as it guns for big fish
​Cold shoulder for ICC as it guns for big fish
COMMENTAfter years of snail-pace investigations of war crimes in Africa, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague may finally be...
Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty
Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty
President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday removing Russia's signature from the founding treaty of the International Criminal...
Ugandan ConCourt ruling backs queer people's rights
Ugandan ConCourt ruling backs queer people's rights
When Uganda’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday to scrap a provision in the Equal Opportunities Commission Act it deemed unconstitutional, it...
Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
Donald Trump's election as United States president raises concern that Washington may increase the intrusiveness of domestic intelligence gathering, former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday, warning that democratic checks and balances were losing ground to...
ICC prosecutors say US forces may have committed war crimes
ICC prosecutors say US forces may have committed war crimes
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court in The Hague said on Monday there were preliminary grounds to believe United States forces...
Donald Trump and the world: Five challenges
Donald Trump and the world: Five challenges
ANALYSIS
Leonard Cohen, rock music's poetic visionary, dies at age 82
Leonard Cohen, rock music's poetic visionary, dies at age 82
Leonard Cohen, rock music's man of letters whose songs fused religious imagery with themes of redemption and sexual desire, earning him critical...
Note from the pros: Grab them by the purse strings
Note from the pros: Grab them by the purse strings
Dear Donald,
From aid to trade, turbulence awaits
From aid to trade, turbulence awaits
Following president-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the United States elections, the world is scrabbling to predict what effect a Trump presidency will have in a local and global context....

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