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Spain urges Cuba to free Spanish newspaper correspondent

Havana must free Cuban journalist Camila Acosta, who writes for Spanish newspaper ABC, and who was detained with some 100 others in recent anti-regime protests, Spanish foreign minister José Manuel Albares said. Cuban authorities also confirmed one protester, Diubis Laurencio Tejeda, was killed Monday, amid social media reports of police violence. It said he had attacked a government facility, but eyewitnesses told the BBC the police had attacked a crowd.

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EU to open up 'black box' of political ads

Paid political ads will have to show how much was spent on the ad, the sources of funds, the name of the sponsor. "Without providing this information, political advertisement will be illegal," commission vice-president Věra Jourová said.

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