UN calls for end to US embargo on Cuba; Nikki Haley opposes resolution, says it justifies Havana's human rights violations
The UN vote can carry political weight, but only the US Congress can lift the more than 50-year-old embargo on Cuba. The United States and Israel voted against the resolution, 189 countries voted in favour and Ukraine and Moldova did not vote.
Out of the over 600,000 Indians waiting for the most sought-after green card, only 60,394 have received the legal permanent residency last year.
Mysterious attacks on US diplomats in Cuba, China: Doctors, scientists suspect use of microwave weapons
The US diplomats reported hearing intense high-pitched sounds in their hotel rooms or homes followed by symptoms that included nausea, severe headaches, fatigue, dizziness, sleep problems and hearing loss
Until 2013, internet was largely only available to the public at tourist hotels on the island.
Former Cuban president Raul Castro accuses US of 'tightening the noose' by controlling country's financial transactions
Former Cuban president Raul Castro has accused the US of tightening its grip on his country, Venezuela and Nicaragua and persecuting their financial transactions
The service will roll out nationwide by year-end, in Cuba, one of the least connected countries.
Ram Nath Kovind in Cuba: New Delhi, Havana agree to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy
India and Cuba have agreed to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy and traditional medicine.
Ram Nath Kovind in Cuba: President says developing countries must work together to gain better place in global order
President Ram Nath Kovind has urged Cuba to lead alongside to empower the developing nations, seeking to "play a leading role in enhancing the South-South cooperation".
Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said
US embassy in China sends new alert amid fears of 'sonic attack', urges Americans to be attentive of unusual health issues
The alert by US embassy in China urged Americans to seek medical help if they suffer any "unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns".
US cautions its citizens in China after American embassy staffer reports brain injury from 'abnormal' sounds
An American citizen working at the US consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds.
Cuba plane crash: Death toll rises to 111 as one survivor dies, two others still critical; cause yet unknown
The toll from last Friday's plane crash in Cuba has risen to 111 as one of the survivors succumbed to her injuries here, officials said.
Cuba plane crash: Death toll rises to 110; survivors critical in country's worst aviation disaster in three decades
110 have died including five children in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades.
Cuba plane crash: Boeing 737 plane crashes near Havana airport; President Miguel Diaz-Canel says probe underway
An aging Boeing 737 with 110 people aboard crashed and burned shortly after taking off from Havana's airport, leaving three survivors.
A Cuban state airways plane with 110 on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, leaving a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage
A Boeing 737 plane crashed on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana's main airport, carrying 104 passengers plus crew on a domestic flight, Cuban state-run media reported.
Venezuela's Nicholas Maduro arrives in Cuba to meet new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, says wants to keep 'working together'
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro arrived in Havana on Friday to meet with Cuba's new president and ratify his struggling nation's ties with one of its few remaining allies.
The first clues to the mystery of Cuba’s future power structure were revealed early Thursday when Raul Castro handed the presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel.
Miguel Diaz-Canel takes charge as Cuba's president, pledges to preserve communist system, reform economy
In his own half-hour speech to the nation, Diaz-Canel pledged to preserve Cuba's communist system while gradually reforming the economy and making the government more responsive to the people.
Cuba ready for end of an era as President Raul Castro steps down; long time deputy Miguel Diaz-Canel to take over
The silver-haired Diaz-Canel, 57 — a top Communist Party figure who has served as first vice president since 2013 — will become the island's first leader born after the 1959 revolution, and the first in 60 years who is not named Castro.