December 18, 2014 -- Updated 0531 GMT (1331 HKT) Edited by Euan McKirdy in Hong Kong

Bells ring in Havana as news spreads that the U.S. is easing sanctions -- but in Miami, where many anti-Castro exiles now live, they are feeling betrayed. FULL STORY

Russian state media releases an epic promo ahead of President Putin's annual speech, featuring tanks, crying children and plenty of the man himself. FULL STORY | WHAT WOULD YOU ASK PUTIN?  WHAT WOULD YOU ASK PUTIN?

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