Our sovereignty non-negotiable: Cuban envoy on ties with US

Cuban Ambassador to India Abelardo Rafael Cueto Sosa Wednesday welcomed the thaw in relationship between his country and the US after a gap of more than five decades but asserted that Cuba's sovereignty was "non-negotiable".

Wife of freed Cuba agent pregnant, thanks to US

Before President Barack Obama announced last week that Washington and Havana would restore diplomatic ties, one US official had already been working on a special project -- call it insemination diplomacy -- to unite the two countries.

Wife of freed Cuba agent pregnant, thanks to US

Before President Barack Obama announced last week that Washington and Havana would restore diplomatic ties, one US official had already been working on a special project -- call it insemination diplomacy -- to unite the two countries.

Asylum for fugitives is legitimate right: Cuba

Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to US fugitives, the clearest signal yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America's most-wanted woman despite the warming relations.

Castro warns won't change communist system despite US-Cuba thaw

Cuban President Raul Castro has said that he is ready to discuss US' move to normalise bilateral relations but warned that the communist system would not be changed in the country.

Castro hails US-Cuba thaw, but says won`t change political system

Cuban President Raul Castro said Saturday he was ready to discuss any topic with Washington after the historic bilateral rapprochement, but warned not to expect political change.

Cuban parliament approves restoring ties with US

 Cuba`s Parliament on Friday unanimously approved a government decision to restore diplomatic relations with the United States, which was a long-time foe.

Cuban relatives of US spy in dark after news of release

His release from a Cuban prison has been as cloak-and-dagger as his spying career ever was. 

Barack Obama says does not anticipate overnight changes in Cuba

President Barack Obama on Friday said the Cuban government still represses its citizens, and that he does not expect overnight changes as a result of normalized relations between Cuba and the United States.

US-Cuba ties thaw, White House open to Castro visit

A US visit by Cuban President Raul Castro is a possibility, the White House said Thursday, a day after he and US President Barack Obama announced a historic bilateral rapprochement.

US Republicans look for ways to block normal ties with Cuba

 Republicans in Congress searched on Thursday for a strategy to sink or at least slow President Barack Obama`s plan to normalize US relations with Cuba, drawing a shrug from the White House.

Pope praises the diplomacy of US-Cuba accord

Pope Francis praised the "small steps" of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the US and Cuba, expressing joy over the outcome that he helped bring about.

World lauds US-Cuba surprise move to restore ties

World community today hailed as a "historical turning point" the surprise move by the US to end more than 50 years of hostility towards Communist Cuba and restore diplomatic relations.

India welcomes resumption of US-Cuba ties

 India Thursday welcomed the resumption of diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba after more than 50 years.

India hails US move to revive diplomatic ties with Cuba

India on Thursday welcomed the US' decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba after a gap of more than five decades.

Pope leads global praise for `historic` US-Cuba rapprochement

 Pope Francis led a chorus of global plaudits for Wednesday`s breakthrough in US-Cuban relations, hailed as "historic" in Europe and South America and prompting celebrations on the streets of Havana.

Cuba's Raul Castro hails new era of "living together" with US

Cuban President Raul Castro hailed a landmark exchange of prisoners with the United States on Wednesday and praised US President Barack Obama as the two countries agreed to normalize relations after more than five decades of hostility. 

US-Cuba thaw marks end of `hard Castro-ism`
US-Cuba thaw marks end of `hard Castro-ism`

The decision by the United States and Cuba to renew diplomatic relations marks the end of "hard Castro-ism" on the communist island and a victory for pragmatic diplomacy, analysts said.

Cubans in Miami slam `betrayal` after historic move

Cubans in Miami`s Little Havana reacted with anger -- and a sprinkling of hope -- to President Barack Obama`s dramatic bid Wednesday to end a half-decade Cold War with the communist-ruled island.

US, Cuba restoring ties very positive: UN chief

 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday heralded restoration of ties between the US and Cuba as "positive news", thanking leaders of both countries for "the very important step".