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Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced a thaw in relations in December 2014.

Japan PM seeks Cuba`s help amid North Korea nuclear `provocations`

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a visit to Cuba Friday with condemnation of North Korea`s nuclear "provocations" and a request for help from Pyongyang`s ally Havana to pursue a "world without nuclear weapons."

Japan PM raises North Korea nuclear program with Cuba's Fidel Castro

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the first Japanese leader to visit Communist-ruled Cuba, called for a strong and unified international response to North Korea`s nuclear program in rare talks with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Thursday.

Iran's President meets Castros in Cuba to reaffirm friendship

Iran and Cuba have long been friendly, united partly by their respective stand-offs with the US, although both have seen relations with Washington thaw in recent years.
 

US confirms two more freed Guantanamo inmates rejoined militant groups

In the first six months of 2016, two more militants released from the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have returned to fighting, the US government said on Wednesday.

Cuba says US embargo has cost it $4.7 bn since thaw

Cuba said the United States's 54-year-old trade embargo has cost the island $4.7 billion since April 2015 despite the former Cold War enemies' historic rapprochement.

Inaugural commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

The first regular commercial flight in more than 50 years from the United States landed in Cuba on Wednesday, as the two nations took the latest step in their efforts to boost ties.

Watch: Jeff Williams shares breathtaking view Canarreos Archipelago, Cuba from ISS

Watch: Jeff Williams shares breathtaking view Canarreos Archipelago, Cuba from ISS

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has never failed to amazed its social media followers and space enthusiasts by sharing images of the Earth and letting them how it looks like from far above.

Boxer who followed heart into Rio Olympics 2016 Final

Boxer who followed heart into Rio Olympics 2016 Final

Sotomayor will face Uzbekistan`s Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in Sunday`s gold-medal clash.

Fidel Castro thanks Cubans for 90th birthday wishes, lambasts US

Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their tributes to mark his 90th birthday on Saturday in a meandering column carried by state-run media in which the iconic leftist revolutionary also lambasted old foe United States.

Cubans salsa into Fidel Castro's 90th birthday

Cubans salsa into Fidel Castro's 90th birthday

Cuba has gone into overdrive this month honoring Fidel Castro who led its 1959 revolution and built a Communist-run state on the doorstep of the United States.

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US And Cuban officials held another round of talks on migration issues in Havana to further discussions last held in December, but no new agreements were announced to advance the diplomatic thaw begun a year and a half ago by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro.

Colombian president, rebel chief sign cease-fire

The bilateral cease-fire requires FARC to lay down all of their weapons within 180 days of the conclusion of a final peace accord.

Colombia government, FARC rebels sign ceasefire

Colombia government, FARC rebels sign ceasefire

The Colombian government and the FARC rebel force signed a definitive ceasefire and disarmament agreement Thursday, one of the last steps on the path to ending their half-century conflict.

Cuba, US hold talks on collaboration against terrorism

he meeting was a part of the steps being taken by the two countries since December 2014 in order to normalise bilateral ties.

Guantanamo Bay-like prison to be built in Jammu and Kashmir, CM Mufti seeks Rs 7 crore from Centre

Guantanamo Bay-like prison to be built in Jammu and Kashmir, CM Mufti seeks Rs 7 crore from Centre

A Budgam court on May 25 had said that “situations like Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay cannot be tolerated” in India.

Panama to transfer stranded Cuban migrants to Mexico

Panama authorities on Monday will begin transferring 3,400 US-bound Cuban migrants to Mexico who were stranded without papers.

Panama reaches deal to send 3,800 US-bound Cubans to Mexico

Each planeload would carry 154 Cubans who would pay the cost of the trip themselves.

After a half-century wait, first US cruise ship leaves Miami for Cuba

After a half-century of waiting, passengers have set sail from Miami on an historic cruise to Havana on Sunday.

First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades set to sail

First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades set to sail

The Adonia, a vessel from the Carnival cruise's Fathom line, was set to raise its anchors at 3:30 pm (1930 GMT) with some 700 passengers aboard.