HAVANA — A few hours and a mojito or two after arriving in this 500-year-old city, with its ocean vistas and dazzling architecture, American visitors often ask: Can I buy a piece of this?They cannot. The Cuban government doesn’t allow it. The U.S. government doesn’t allow it.Read full article >>
At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in Texas leaving at least three dead and 12 missing.
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad after a U.S. official's sharp criticism of Iraqi forces. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke to Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questio
MINSK, Belarus — The United States’ top diplomat once called this cloistered nation the last dictatorship in Europe. Its fearsome security services are still named the KGB. But after a year of geopolitical conflict with Russia, some in the West say Belarus may not be so bad after all.Read full article >>
PAJU, South Korea — A group of international women’s activists made a rare crossing from North Korea into South Korea on Sunday, hailing the trip as a “first step in the right direction” toward bridging divisions between the estranged countries.Read full article >>