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A woman looks at the Facebook logo on an iPad in this photo illustration

Vietnam Urges Facebook to Open Office Ahead of Controversial Cyber Law

HANOI (Reuters) Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by...
Demonstrators hold a mirror as they protest against Czech PM Babis during a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet-led invasion into foprmer Czechoslovakia in Prague

‘Punch to The Face’ – Czechs Mark Half-Century since Soviet Invasion

By Robert Muller PRAGUE (Reuters)  Fifty years ago Soviet tanks rolled into Prague to crush the Czechoslovak Communist government's democratic reforms, ushering in a bloody occupation...
A placard opposing gay marriage is seen on a pole in Havana

Cuba’s Draft Constitution Opens Path to Gay Marriage

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) The draft of Cuba's new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would...
A woman uses the internet on her mobile phone at a hotspot in Havana, Cuba

Communist-Run Cuba Starts Rolling Out Internet on Mobile Phones

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) Communist-run Cuba has started providing internet on the mobile phones of select users as it aims to roll out the...
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Vietnam Lawmakers Approve Cyber Law Clamping Down on Tech Firms, Dissent

By Mai Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) Vietnamese legislators approved a cybersecurity law on Tuesday that tightens control of the internet and global tech companies operating in...
Brazilian artist Polyanna Morgana, a participant of the "00Biennial" hangs a poster on a wall in Havana

Cuban Artists Plan to Stage Alternative Havana Biennial

By Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters) A group of Cuban artists plans on Saturday to launch a biennial independent of state institutions on the Communist-run island,...