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Fidel Castro's son commits suicide: Cuban state-run media

He had initially been hospitalized for depression and then continued treatment outside of hospital.

Cuba delays historic handover from Castro to new president

Raul Castro was originally set to step down in February, ending nearly 60 years of Castro brothers' rule and marking a transition to a younger generation.

Vietnam remembers Castro as relations remain strong

The nation mourned Cuba’s late leader on Sunday, drawing on both memory and experience.
December 07, 2016 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Cuba's Raul Castro vows to defend brother's legacy in final tribute

'Yes, we will overcome any obstacle, turmoil or threat in the building of socialism in Cuba.'
December 04, 2016 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Cuban embassy opens doors to mourners in Hanoi

It will remain open to guests this weekend from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the exception of a two-hour lunch break.
December 03, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam pays homage to Fidel Castro

Vietnamese are flocking to the Cuban embassy to show their respect to Castro, who was hailed as a revolutionary hero by locals.
November 29, 2016 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam announces a day of mourning for Fidel Castro

Flags will be flown at half-mast at all government agencies while entertainment activities will be suspended.
November 28, 2016 | 09:33 pm GMT+7

Fidel Castro: 43 years ago on Vietnam's fiercest battlefield

The former Cuban leader paid his first visit to Vietnam's southern province of Quang Tri in 1973.
November 27, 2016 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

His death seems unlikely to trigger a crisis as Raul Castro, 85, is firmly ensconced in power. 
November 26, 2016 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Cuba's journey from rock labor brigades to the Rolling Stones

When Carlos Carnero's rock band Los Kent plugged in guitars and drums to play Rolling Stones covers on Cuba's Island of Pines in the 1960s, soldiers stopped the gig at gunpoint in minutes and marched the musicians onto a boat heading back to the mainland.
March 25, 2016 | 08:02 am GMT+7
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