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    World Leaders Gather for Fidel Castro’s Funeral

    They came from all corners of the globe. While countries like the U.S. sent lesser officials, leaders from many nations, including Mexico, Greece, Vietnam and Algeria, paid Castro tribute in a four-hour ceremony in Havana’s crowded Revolution Square. The Cuban leader died on Friday, aged 90. Castro was remembered as a revolutionary and a champion of the poor — though Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto looked ahead in his eulogy to a “more inclusive” future for Cuba, which will observe another week of official mourning.

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