Saturday December 7, 2013
The approval came after Cuba dropped a last-gasp threat to veto the package of measures.
World | Reuters | Saturday December 7, 2013
The World Trade Organization reached its first ever trade reform deal on Saturday to the roar of approval from nearly 160 ministers who had gathered on the Indonesian island of Bali to decide on the make-or-break agreement that could add $1 trillion ...
Offbeat | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
It's Sunday morning. The sun is barely up, and already there are long lines outside a large state-run supermarket next to a hillside Caracas slum.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
In the early years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, the CIA turned some Guantanamo Bay prisoners into double agents.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security deal with the United States, the White House said, opening up the prospect of a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from the strife-torn nation next year.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 1, 2013
On board special aircraft, Fidel Castro is "fit and in good shape", Vice President Hamid Ansari said today after a meeting with the revolutionary icon which he described as the "highlight" of his visit to Cuba.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2013
While fourth seed Shiva went down to Azerbaijan's Javid Chalabiyev, sixth seed Manoj was beaten by Cuba's Yasnier Lopez. Both the boxers lost by a similar margin of 0-3.
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 29, 2013
The Reverend Jesse Jackson said on Saturday that he had agreed to mediate in the case of a former US soldier held captive by Colombia's largest guerrilla group since June, calling the American's release "imminent."
Tuesday September 24, 2013
Parle Agro had sold its popular and iconic soft drink brands namely Thums Up, Limca, Gold Spot and Citra, to Coca-Cola in 1993 and had also signed a non-compete agreement for ten years.
World | Associated Press | Saturday September 21, 2013
Lawyers for five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the September 11 attacks urged a military judge on Friday to put proceedings on hold because of alleged security flaws in their computer network, an argument dismissed by the prosecution as merely ...
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 15, 2013
The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 12, 2013
Writer and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Saul Landau, one of whose productions was on Fidel Castro, has died after battling cancer at his home in California.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 3, 2013
Diana Nyad swam into the history books on Monday, completing a marathon three-day crossing from Cuba to Florida to become the first person to do so without a protective shark cage.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 29, 2013
Despite a vow to retire from his second career as a columnist last year, the 87-year-old revolutionary whose interests range from the nutrition benefits of a leafy plant called moringa to the threat of nuclear Armageddon apparently still has a lot to...
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Fidel Castro turns 87 today, largely out of sight but not out of mind, as Cuba struggles to move on from his half-century rule and as many of his policies are reconsidered under the leadership of his younger brother Raul.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 11, 2013
Authorities in Panama say they have found more explosives aboard a North Korean-flagged ship detained in the Panama Canal for carrying undeclared arms from Cuba.
World | Reuters | Friday August 2, 2013
President Barack Obama praised Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi for his work combating terrorism but made no mention of efforts to repatriate detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison in public remarks at the White House on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 31, 2013
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri slammed US treatment of hunger striking inmates at Guantanamo Bay and said the group would spare no effort to free them, according to an audio recording posted on the Internet on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 31, 2013
Panamanian investigators unloading the cargo of a seized North Korean ship carrying arms from Cuba under sacks of brown sugar on Tuesday found 12 engines for MiG-21 fighter jets and five military vehicles that officials said resembled missile control...
World | Reuters | Monday July 22, 2013
Panamanian investigators unloading the cargo of a seized North Korean ship that carried arms from Cuba have found the two MiG-21 fighter jets the Cuban government had said were on board, the government said on Sunday.