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Cuba mourns Fidel Castro, the symbol of an era

Castro ruled Cuba from 1959 until he handed power to his brother Raul in 2006 amid a health crisis.

28 Nov 2016 1:52 AM

Juanita Castro, Fidel's sister, will not attend funeral: report

She has been living in Miami since 1964, and said she cooperated with a CIA plot to oust Fidel.

27 Nov 2016 10:15 AM

Fidel Castro shared warm ties with Indian leaders

Castro’s relationship with India goes back decades when Nehru reached out to him.

27 Nov 2016 5:10 AM

A giant who inspired the world

Fidel Castro’s greatest contribution to his country, his continent and the world was to wrest independence for Cuba.

27 Nov 2016 1:02 AM

A revolutionary who was a global legend

Castro defied 10 US Presidents, then went on to shake hands with Bill Clinton and Barack Obam.

27 Nov 2016 12:27 AM


Fidel Castro's funeral on December 4: Cuban govt

The national flag will fly at half mast on public buildings and military installations, govt said.

26 Nov 2016 4:18 PM

Cuba's Fidel Castro made revolutionary mark on history

Castro, who has died at the age of 90, was at once idealistic and pragmatic, sharply intelligent and reckless, charismatic and intolerant.

26 Nov 2016 3:48 PM

Timeline of Fidel Castro's life

Castro born in Biran, eastern Cuba, on 13 Aug 1926, was the 3rd of seven children, son of a Spanish immigrant landowner and a Cuban mother.

26 Nov 2016 1:05 PM

Fidel Castro, as seen by allies and enemies

He was demonised by the United States and its allies but admired by many leftists around the world.

26 Nov 2016 12:45 PM

Cuba loses its icon, Fidel Castro dies at 90

Castro has reportedly suffered from intestinal illness in recent years but official secrecy shrouded his condition.

26 Nov 2016 11:10 AM