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Russia absorbs 90 percent of Cuba's debt to the USSR

July 11, 2014
Russian president Vladimir Putin strengthened his nation’s ties with Cuba by absorbing 90 percent of its estimated $35 billion debt to the former U.S.S.R. The Russian Federation Council approved the deal on Wednesday, relieving the...

Middle East conflict in Israel escalates

July 9, 2014
Wolf Blitzer in The Situation Room on CNN Tuesday, July 8 interrupted his program to announce an escalation in fighting as sirens began to sound, and rockets that could “potentially cause problems” to Israel despite its iron dome...

WHO and WMO join forces against climate-based health issues

July 8, 2014
On Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced the establishment of a joint office between the two groups in order to better tackle issues involving growing health risks due to the...



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