Cuba on July 10 reauthorized private businesses after a year-long freeze, but with tighter controls than before on a segment of the economy that now makes up 13 percent of the Communist island's workforce.
A man who owns a hotel adorned with items inspired by the Cuban culture in Turkey's southwest was detained in Cuba on April 18. His family is now calling on Cuban authorities to release him, saying his detention is unjust.
Australia intervened at Thursday's annual meeting of the UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in Bahrein to stop some Bulgarian amendments to the Commitee's decision on the Pirin National Park - a UNESCO heritage site.
The UNESCO Committee adopted a decision on the national park at its 42nd session on Thursday that incorporated only some of the changes Bulgaria sought.
Pope Francis is ready for dialogue with the Russian Orthodox Church and Patriarch of Moscow and all the eastern cyrilllic. This statement was made by the Pontiff during a meeting with Metropolitan Ilarion Volokamski and other representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church during a meeting with the head of the External Church Relations Department of the Moscow Patriarchate.
The summer is almost on our doorstep, so we have prepared a list of the best beach destinations that will surely figure in our holiday plans this year.
Get to know the 10th Best Beach in the World for 2018 according to the Travelers' Choice Awards and TripAdvisor Awards.
1.GRACE BAY, PROVIDENCE, TURKS AND CAICOS
Turkey's Global Ports Holding (GPH) has announced it has signed a 15-year management agreement with the Cuban company Aries S.A. for the operation of the cruise port in Havana, Cuba.
The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life May 19, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts with 113 people on board.