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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Andres Guardado's second-half brace helps Mexico beat Canada
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Andres Guardado's second-half brace helps Mexico beat Canada

Andres Guardado's brace helped Mexico seal a comfortable 3-1 victory over Canada in their second match of the Gold Cup and move to the top of their Group A

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: After defeat to Mexico, Cuba suffer another jolt as mid-fielder Yasmany Lopez defects to USA
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: After defeat to Mexico, Cuba suffer another jolt as mid-fielder Yasmany Lopez defects to USA

Lopez, 31, is one of Cuba's most experienced players, making his debut in a Gold Cup clash against Belize in 2013. The midfielder who has also played defence has been capped 28 times, scoring a single goal and has participated in five Gold Cup games.

Canadian diplomats sue Ottawa for $28 million over mysterious 'Havana syndrome' due to Cuba postings
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Canadian diplomats sue Ottawa for $28 million over mysterious 'Havana syndrome' due to Cuba postings

The diplomats have been back in Canada for a year but still suffer from what has become known as "Havana syndrome," a mystery illness with symptoms including strong migraines as well as visual and auditory disorders.

Strongest tornado to hit Cuba in 80 years reduces Havana to a picture of damage and destruction
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Strongest tornado to hit Cuba in 80 years reduces Havana to a picture of damage and destruction

Three people were dead and hundreds injured, at least 12 in critical condition, after the tornado touched down with estimated winds of 200 miles per hour in three neighbourhoods across eastern Havana in Cuba.

Cuba hit by strongest tornado in eight decades; three dead, hundreds injured in three Havana neighbourhoods
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Cuba hit by strongest tornado in eight decades; three dead, hundreds injured in three Havana neighbourhoods

Residents of the three relatively-poor boroughs in Cuba hit by the tornado were bracing for further calamity once the tropical sun started to dry sodden buildings, which can often lead to structures shifting and collapsing.

Cuba: Three killed, 172 inured after tornado hits Havana; emergency teams working to restore power to blacked-out areas
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Cuba: Three killed, 172 inured after tornado hits Havana; emergency teams working to restore power to blacked-out areas

People described the Havana tornado as having "the sound of a jet engine," and reported feeling changes in the environmental pressure when it arrived.

The savage in the mirror? It’s We the People
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The savage in the mirror? It’s We the People

This Republic Day, as we celebrate the promise of democratic India, this one fact is inescapable: savage violence is our national language.

North Korea welcomes Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel to Pyongyang, says visit shows their 'invincible friendship'
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North Korea welcomes Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel to Pyongyang, says visit shows their 'invincible friendship'

The visit comes amid stalled talks between North Korea and the United States and only days after Washington imposed fresh economic restrictions on Cuba.

UN calls for end to US embargo on Cuba; Nikki Haley opposes resolution, says it justifies Havana's human rights violations
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UN calls for end to US embargo on Cuba; Nikki Haley opposes resolution, says it justifies Havana's human rights violations

The UN vote can carry political weight, but only the US Congress can lift the more than 50-year-old embargo on Cuba. The United States and Israel voted against the resolution, 189 countries voted in favour and Ukraine and Moldova did not vote.

Over 60,000 Indians received green cards in 2017; number drops marginally from 2016
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Over 60,000 Indians received green cards in 2017; number drops marginally from 2016

Out of the over 600,000 Indians waiting for the most sought-after green card, only 60,394 have received the legal permanent residency last year.

Mysterious attacks on US diplomats in Cuba, China: Doctors, scientists suspect use of microwave weapons
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Mysterious attacks on US diplomats in Cuba, China: Doctors, scientists suspect use of microwave weapons

The US diplomats reported hearing intense high-pitched sounds in their hotel rooms or homes followed by symptoms that included nausea, severe headaches, fatigue, dizziness, sleep problems and hearing loss

Mobile internet goes free and national for a day in Cuba to much cheer
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Mobile internet goes free and national for a day in Cuba to much cheer

Until 2013, internet was largely only available to the public at tourist hotels on the island.

Former Cuban president Raul Castro accuses US of 'tightening the noose' by controlling country's financial transactions
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Former Cuban president Raul Castro accuses US of 'tightening the noose' by controlling country's financial transactions

Former Cuban president Raul Castro has accused the US of tightening its grip on his country, Venezuela and Nicaragua and persecuting their financial transactions

Cuba, one of the least connected countries, starts to roll out internet on mobile
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Cuba, one of the least connected countries, starts to roll out internet on mobile

The service will roll out nationwide by year-end, in Cuba, one of the least connected countries.

Ram Nath Kovind in Cuba: New Delhi, Havana agree to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy
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Ram Nath Kovind in Cuba: New Delhi, Havana agree to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy

India and Cuba have agreed to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy and traditional medicine.

Ram Nath Kovind in Cuba: President says developing countries must work together to gain better place in global order
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Ram Nath Kovind in Cuba: President says developing countries must work together to gain better place in global order

President Ram Nath Kovind has urged Cuba to lead alongside to empower the developing nations, seeking to "play a leading role in enhancing the South-South cooperation".

Loss of coral reefs would double coastal flood damage, say researchers
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Loss of coral reefs would double coastal flood damage, say researchers

Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said

US embassy in China sends new alert amid fears of 'sonic attack', urges Americans to be attentive of unusual health issues
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US embassy in China sends new alert amid fears of 'sonic attack', urges Americans to be attentive of unusual health issues

The alert by US embassy in China urged Americans to seek medical help if they suffer any "unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns".

US cautions its citizens in China after American embassy staffer reports brain injury from 'abnormal' sounds
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US cautions its citizens in China after American embassy staffer reports brain injury from 'abnormal' sounds

An American citizen working at the US consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds.

Cuba plane crash: Death toll rises to 111 as one survivor dies, two others still critical; cause yet unknown
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Cuba plane crash: Death toll rises to 111 as one survivor dies, two others still critical; cause yet unknown

The toll from last Friday's plane crash in Cuba has risen to 111 as one of the survivors succumbed to her injuries here, officials said.