Geneva: Cuba has become the latest country to launch a legal attack on Australia's landmark plain-packaging rules for tobacco at the World Trade Organisation, the global body says.
HAVANA:Raul Castro has accepted a new five-year term and says it will be his last as Cuba's president, for the first time putting a date on the end of the Castro era.
Peter Orsi HAVANA: Cuba is willing to mend fences with its Cold War foe the United States, says the President, Raul Castro.
HAVANA: Cuba will allow banks to lend money to small businesses, private farmers and those who want to repair or build homes - a revolutionary step for the communist government.
Plans to legitimise private property in Cuba have left many Cubans displeased. But even with some state control, experts say, the property sales could transform Cuba more than any other economic...
Silao, Mexico Pope Benedict XVI has urged Mexicans to wield their faith against evils such as drug violence before hundreds of thousands of worshippers, saying they would find hope if they purified their hearts.
Cartagena, Colombia A summit of 33 western hemisphere leaders opens with the US and Canada standing firm, but alone, against everyone else's insistence that Cuba join future summits.
Cuba's annual cigar auction closes with a lavish gala dinner though overshadowed by sales slump
Paul Haven HAVANA: Fidel Castro has told a visiting American journalist that Cuba's economic model does not work any more, a rare comment on domestic affairs since stepping down from the presidency four years...
Hundreds of Cuban schoolchildren marked Castro's 84th birthday - with a giant cake and good wishes.
MEXICO CITY: US President Barack Obama may ease travel restrictions on Cuba, allowing more Americans to visit the island on educational and cultural trips, a US official said.
MIAMI: The US government has released new rules defining which Americans may travel freely to Cuba, making it easier for US schools, churches and cultural groups to visit and increasing the amount of...
Robin Yapp, Londonlos Angeles Times SAO PAULO: Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell homes for the first time since Fidel Castro seized power in 1959.
Cuba's president Raul Castro recommends imposing term limits on presidency and other posts to make way for new blood.
LOS ANGELES: A former prisoner at Guantanamo Bay has taken a leading role in the military opposition to Muammar Gaddafi, it has emerged.
Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba to discuss economic policies and seek ways to improve relations between the US and Cuba.
Rory Carroll and Jessica Wright AUSTRALIA, Canada and several European countries have stopped pressing Cuba over human rights in the hope of winning commercial favours from Havana, according to confidential US diplomatic cables...
Isabel Sanchez HAVANA: Freed after years in prison and refusing to go into exile, a dissident economist, Arnaldo Ramos, has slammed the communist government, saying chaos looms if Cuba does not launch economic and...
President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a woman who shouted about drones and detainees in Cuba as he delivered a speech on national security.
Charlie Savage At the start of a pre-dawn raid by guards on Saturday, detainees wielding broomsticks hit two guards on their helmets during a brief melee.