Honoring Mandela, Obama Shakes Hands with Castro

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Unplanned exchange before Mandela eulogy was seen by millions on live TV.

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Obama shakes hands with Cuba's Castro at Mandela memorial (via AFP)

President Barack Obama on Tuesday shook hands with Raul Castro, leader of America's Cold War foe Cuba, in a rare gesture at the memorial service in South Africa for Nelson Mandela. Obama offered the handshake before taking the stage to eulogise Mandela…

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