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14 Aug 2018
Cubans are about to begin debate on a draft constitution in a series of public forums, which will present their conclusions to lawmakers. The draft builds upon changes to the Cuban economy since 2010 and paves the way to recognizing a private sector.
20 Apr 2018
As Cuba prepares for a new president, without the Castro name, many are asking if it will bring any real change to the country. Plus, the fake video that makes you question the words coming out of people's mouths.
4 Oct 2017
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced President Trump's decision Tuesday to expel 15 Cuban diplomats in protest of the country's failure to protect staff at the U.S. embassy in Havana from a mysterious spate of health 'attacks'.
10 Mar 2017
He’s an internationally renowned author, but crime novelist Leonardo Padura lives a simple life at home in Cuba, immersed in the culture that fills the pages of his books.
13 Jan 2017
The Obama administration is repealing a measure granting automatic residency to virtually every Cuban who arrived in the United States, whether or not they had visas, ending a long-standing exception to U.S. immigration policy.
1 Jan 2017
2016 has been a year that changed the status quo - from the UK's historic Brexit shock to Donald Trump's surprise win in the US presidential election. Al Jazeera looks back at some of the biggest stories of the past 12 months.

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In Israel, the number of gang-related murders is soaring in the Israeli Arab community. A record 128 Israeli Arabs were killed in gang-related violence within their own community last year, including women and children caught in the crossfire. The victims' families accuse the police of inaction, while the government has promised to do more. Our correspondents Gwendoline Debono and Irris Makler report from Qalansuwa, a town in the country's centre, where criminals have formed a state within a state.
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French unions are staging a major nationwide strike Thursday, with more than 170 protests calling for salary hikes to deal with the rising cost of living. Rail workers, teachers and other professions are pressuring the government just months ahead of presidential elections.