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Diaz-Canel is Cuba's new president as Castro steps aside

Havana: Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally named Cuba's new president today, succeeding Raul Castro, state media said -- a historic handover ending six decades of rule by the Castro brothers.

The 57-year-old Diaz-Canel, who was the only candidate for the presidency, was elected to a five-year term with 603 out of 604 possible votes in the National Assembly, the official Cubadebate website said.-AFP

India, China to resume joint military drill after one-year gap

India and China will resume their joint military drills after a one-year gap on Tuesday in the southwest Chinese city of Chengdu to improve capabiliti...

'Pakistan continues to harbour terrorists that kill American soldiers': Nikki Haley

Asserting that Washington should not give Islamabad even a dollar until it addresses the issue of terrorism, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has s...

North Carolina, Virginia hit by massive winter storm; traffic hit, flights cancelled

A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfall...

Donald Trump denies with Russia on 2016 elections paid to ward off sex scandal

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday again denied that his campaign colluded with Russian operatives, but made no comment on claims that ...