In this Feb 8, 2013 photo shot through a clear glass window pane, a doctor helps a patient sit into a wheelchair at the Dr. Gustavo Lima AldereguÌa Hospital in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Cuba is giving its hundreds of thousands of medical workers raises that in some cases exceed 100 percent, official media on the island announced Friday, March 21, 2014, though pay remains much lower than what medical professionals can earn elsewhere. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes

Cuba hikes salaries for doctors, nurses

The Communist Party daily newspaper Granma also reported that Cuba expects to take in $8.2 billion this year for the tens of thousands of me…

The opposition lawmakers shout the slogan "corruption everywhere, bribery everywhere " toward the ruling party members during a special session of the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Turkey's opposition recalled parliament for an extraordinary session on Wednesday to initiate debate over corruption allegations against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government less than two weeks before local elections that are seen as a referendum over his rule.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkey blocks access to Twitter

Many users trying to access the network early on Friday were confronted with a notice from Turkey's telecommunications authority, citing cou…

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Alberta’s premier resigns amid scandal

Premier Alison Redford has been struggling to deal with unrest in her Progressive Conservative caucus over her leadership style and expenses…