Queen of England on the Normandy Beaches

GRNlive correspondent Catherine Field has been at the events commemorating 70 years since the D-Day landings. The Queen of England, pictured below, is the only head of state to have served in the Second World War. It’s been an emotional day and the press pack was afforded very close access…to use this picture or any of the …

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Inside Syria

Observations from Inside Syria, May 2011, by GRN’s Simon Barrie DAMASCUS: I was fast asleep when my cell phone rang at 1am in my clean but basic hotel in Damascus. “Hello,” I said, not giving my name. The caller spoke in Arabic. Again, I said hello and this time he replied in fluent English, “Oh! I’m …

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Castro & Priests

Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba

GRN package regarding Pope Benedict XVI’s apostolic trip to Cuba on March 26th 2012. PDF transcript of the above video Audio only version New audio track – Views on the eve of the Pope’s visit to Cuba Cuba is preparing for the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. A papal visit is an exciting event for any country in …

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Ahmadinejad giving lecture in Havana

President Ahmadinejad’s visit to Cuba

Amid criticism and increasing tensions with the west, Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has taken a Latin American tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Cuba, where the Iranian leader gave a key lecture, met with President Raul Castro and his brother Fidel, addressed bilateral cooperation relations and corroborated Havana´s support of his nuclear energy program. GRN correspondent …

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