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  • Italians vote in referendum as nervous EU looks on

    Italians vote in referendum as nervous EU looks on

    Italians are heading to the polls in a referendum which could have significant ramifications for the whole of Europe.  The public are being asked to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to constitutional change which would reduce […]

  • Cuba bans naming of monuments after Castro

    Cuba bans naming of monuments after Castro

    Cuban President Raul Castro has promised that his brother Fidel will not be immortalised in statues and public monuments, as it was the former leader’s dying wish. At a rally in Santiago’s central plaza where the […]

  • Former US PoW seeks pardon from President Obama

    Former US PoW seeks pardon from President Obama

    A soldier accused of abandoning his post in Afghanistan has asked the outgoing US President to pardon him. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, 30, was captured by the Taliban and held hostage for five years after leaving […]