Colombia, rebels ink ceasefire: "May this be the last day of the war"

The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group took a final step toward peace in their decades-long conflict Thursday, signing a cease-fire agreement at...

Ceasefire marks "last day of the war" for Colombia and FARC rebels

The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group on Wednesday announced a bilateral ceasefire, negotiators in the Cuban capital Havana said, in what...

FARC rebels, Colombia government announce ceasefire agreement

The Colombian government and FARC rebels announced Wednesday a bilateral ceasefire in a historic deal that marks a critical step toward the signing of an overall peace agreement.

First US cruise ship in decades docks in Cuba

A US cruise ship docked Monday in Cuba for the first time in decades after the US loosened travel restrictions amid a broader rapprochement between the neighbours.

Fidel Castro blasts Obama's Cuba visit

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro spoke critically Monday of US President Barack Obama's historic trip to communist Cuba last week in his first comments about the groundbreaking visit.

Only rock and roll? Rolling Stones make history at Havana concert

It's been a big week for Cuba. First US President Barack Obama makes a historic visit, then the Rolling Stones play a gig in Havana that Cuban rock 'n' rollers thought they'd never see. Mick...

Rolling Stones rock communist Cuba

British rock legends the Rolling Stones performed in Havana Friday evening, their first concert in the communist country.

Obama: US will do "whatever is necessary" to support Belgium

US President Barack Obama vows the US will do "whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally Belgium," in the wake of terrorist attacks in Brussels.

Obama, Castro talk US-Cuban trade embargo, human rights

US President Barack Obama declared a "new day" between the United States and Cuba following talks with Cuban President Raul Castro at which the Cuban leader repeated his call for the end to the...

"What political prisoners?" Castro refutes challenge beside Obama

Cuba has traditionally denied having any political prisoners. In a rare press conference during which he stood alongside US President Barack Obama, Cuban leader Raul Castro turned the question...

Obama: "It's a new day" in US-Cuban relations

US President Barack Obama says a visit by a US president to Cuba would have been "unthinkable" for decades, but declares "it's a new day" in relations between the countries.

"Que bola Cuba?" Obama asks upon arriving in Cuba for historic visit

US President Barack Obama met with US embassy employees in Havana and took a walking tour of historic old Havana after arriving Sunday in Cuba to start a three-day visit that culminates a process...

Obama arrives in Havana for trip to further rebuild ties with Cuba

US President Barack Obama arrived Sunday in Havana to start a three-day visit to Cuba, a historic trip culminating a process of a rapprochement that began more than a year ago.

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch "like brothers" in historic meeting

Havana/Vatican City (dpa) - Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, discussed religious and political affairs during a historic meeting Friday in Cuba to...