Emerging from seclusion, Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro sits down for his first television interview in years.
Fidel Castro meets with the corps of ambassadors to Cuba and issues another warning about impending nuclear war.
Foreign diplomats in Pyongyang are discussing a North Korean evacuation advisory as concerns grow that the isolated state was preparing a missile launch at a time of soaring nuclear tensions.
Jordi Miro Venezuela has plunged into a bitter election fight to succeed Hugo Chavez, with acting President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Henrique Capriles facing off in a flurry of name-calling.
Belinda Hawkins Sentenced to 20 years in a Bulgarian jail for murder, Australian Jock Palfreeman's trial was a travesty of justice, with crucial evidence suppressed.
James Rosen and William Douglas A bipartisan group of eight prominent senators has laid out an ambitious overhaul of the patchwork US immigration system.
Carol Rosenberg AT THE US naval base at Guantanamo Bay last month the Pentagon marked the retirement of two elderly workers with typical military pageantry.
After 14 years in power, the seemingly indefatigable Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced a relapse of his cancer and designated vice president Nicolas Maduro as his heir apparent.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been photographed with former Venezuelan vice-president Elias Jaua, contradicting rumours he is in poor health.
HAVANA: Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been photographed with former Venezuelan vice-president Elias Jaua, contradicting rumours he is in poor health.
1524 Spanish surrender Milan to the French.
Girish Gupta Caracas HUNDREDS of thousands of adoring supporters descended on Caracas for a mass rally called by Hugo Chavez before the toughest election of his 14-year rule.
Fiona Govan Fidel Castro recruited former members of the Nazi SS Waffen to train his troops at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, declassified German intelligence files show.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance to launch memoir.
Daniel Cancel CARACAS, Venezuela: The Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, has hinted the United States may be behind a ''very strange'' bout of cancer affecting several leaders aligned with him in South America.
Hamish McDonald THIS is a story of a bottle of Grange, Kim Jong-il and me.
THE millions of Thai television viewers could not see the many scars beneath Miss Sahhara's shimmering evening gown.
Lindsay Murdoch, Pattaya The scars beneath Miss Sahhara's shimmering evening gown remind her of her struggle.
Nick Meo in Tripoli Filipino servants wearing spotless white jackets mixed his favourite Jack Daniels whisky and coke, and then Mutassim Gaddafi raised his glass and toasted the victory that he was sure was close.
Marina Hyde Did you see that gold mermaid sofa that belonged to Colonel Gaddafi's daughter? To adapt George Orwell's famous observations on the goose step, a gold mermaid sofa is only possible in countries where...