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Cuban Covid vaccine Abdala 92 percent 'effective', maker says

Cuban Covid vaccine Abdala 92 percent 'effective', maker says

Cuba's Abdala coronavirus candidate vaccine showed "efficacy" of more than 92 percent after three doses, its maker said Monday, though it did not specify whether this was measured against infection, disease, or death.

PM meets Cuba, Vietnam ambassadors

PM meets Cuba, Vietnam ambassadors

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan Office on Monday morning with the Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Dinh Thao, who called on HH the Amir to greet him on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country.

‘Friendship’ sculpture at Katara merges national birds of Qatar, Cuba

‘Friendship’ sculpture at Katara merges national birds of Qatar, Cuba

A unique sculpture titled Friendship, which depicts a fusion of the Cuban national bird, the Tocororo, and the Qatari falcon as symbol of the historical friendship of both countries, was formally inaugurated at Katara - The Cultural Village ...

Eta makes landfall in Florida Keys after lashing Cuba

Eta makes landfall in Florida Keys after lashing Cuba

Tropical Storm Eta made landfall at the Florida Keys late Sunday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds after slamming Cuba and earlier cutting a deadly path through Central America and southern Mexico.

Hurricane Laura tracks toward US Gulf Coast after slamming Haiti

Hurricane Laura tracks toward US Gulf Coast after slamming Haiti

Storm Laura was upgraded to a destructive hurricane on Tuesday and is forecast to make landfall along the Texas or Louisiana coasts on Wednesday night, after earlier causing 20 deaths in Haiti.

Over 200 Cuban health experts arrive in S.Africa for virus fight

Over 200 Cuban health experts arrive in S.Africa for virus fight

More than 200 Cuban doctors and health workers arrived in South Africa on Monday to help the fight against coronavirus, the presidency said.

Russia will find ways to help Cuba get oil, says Medvedev

Russia will find ways to help Cuba get oil, says Medvedev

Russia will find ways to help Cuba secure supplies of oil and petroleum products, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.

Qatar Chamber, Cuba explore opportunities in agri production

Qatar Chamber, Cuba explore opportunities in agri production

Officials from Qatar Chamber and Cuba held a meeting Wednesday to explore co-operation opportunities in the field of agricultural production.

Cuban doctors providing excellent medical care around the world

Cuban doctors providing excellent medical care around the world

The Cuban Hospital in Dukhan is a centre of excellence in healthcare with about 500 Cuban medical professionals providing more than 30 specialty services, the Cuban ambassador has said.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by US sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday.

Russia's increasing influence in Cuba stirs ghost of Cold War

Russia's increasing influence in Cuba stirs ghost of Cold War

Russia is stirring the ghosts of Cuba's Cold War past as it looks to re-establish its influence in the Communist-run island nation, although this time analysts say Moscow has no intention of bankrolling Havana.