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Soccer legend Maradona mourns ‘second father’ Castro

BUENOS AIRES: For soccer great Diego Maradona, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro was more than a friend and fellow Latin American legend, he was "a second father." Maradona said Castro's death late on Friday hit him like a tennis ball to the chest served by Juan Martin del Potro, the Argentine player he cheered on in the Davis Cup final where he received the news. "I wept uncontrollably," Maradona told reporters on the sidelines of the tennis tournament. "After my father, it's the deepest sorrow I know." The two…

Cubans fret over life after Castro with Trump next door

HAVANA: From the Bay of Pigs invasion to a historic visit by President Barack Obama to Havana, Cubans have known for generations that whenever the United States turns its face to Cuba, Fidel Castro would be staring right back. But the death of "El Comandante" has added to worries among Cubans that US President-Elect Donald Trump will slam the door shut on nascent trade and travel ties, undoing two years of detente between the estranged neighbors. Trump has struck a very different tone from Obama, who reached an…

Top Five Most Notable Revolutions of the World

As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) are making the youth jump on their revolution and freedom from corrupt autocratic rule bandwagon in Pakistan. The debate about what is actually a revolution is on the rise in the country.