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First US cruise ship in nearly 40 years arrives in Cuba

Adonia's docking in Havana harbour marks start of commercial travel between the two neighbours after years of animosity.

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Australian Craig Wright outs himself as Bitcoin creator

Tech entrepreneur gives media organisations what he says is evidence he is the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Venezuela raises minimum wage as high inflation bites

Pay rise of 30 percent comes amid runaway inflation and food shortages as socialist government hopes to calm tensions.

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Protests erupt in Venezuela as power crisis deepens

Looting and clashes reported in several cities as queues get longer for food items while power situation looks bleak.

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French protesters clash with police over new labour law

Riot police fire tear gas at demonstrators protesting proposed labour reforms that they claim threaten workers' rights.

French protesters clash with police

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Apple posts first quarterly drop in revenue in 13 years

Tech giant reports first quarterly drop in revenue in 13 years after selling 10 million fewer iPhones than last year.

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Venezuelan public workers to have a two-day week

President Maduro announces move aimed at saving energy an electricity shortage batters an already fragile economy.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro

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Mitsubishi admits rigging going back more than 25 years

Japanese automaker last week admitted manipulating emissions data in more than 600,000 vehicles.

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TTIP trade pact: Obama pushes deal on Germany visit

After talks with Chancellor Merkel, US president says he wants transatlantic trade deal finalised before his term ends.

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Saudi Arabia agrees on plan to cut reliance on oil

Vision 2030 envisages forming public investment fund, boosting affordable housing and giving expats long-term residence.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman

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