"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
US artists Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone are a creative duo who have been painting together since 2009. They recently travelled to Cuba to
Cubans have been marking the 89th birthday of former president Fidel Castro, as the US prepares to officially open its embassy in the capital. At
The New York Cosmos football team visited Havana to play an exhibition match against the Cuban national football team. The Cosmos won 4-1. Brazilian
Spanish airline Iberia is resuming flights from Madrid to Havana. It grounded the Cuba link and other South America routes in 2013. Iberia believes a
The European Union and Cuba plan to speed up the pace of talks on improving bilateral talks in the hope of reaching a basic deal by the end of 2015, the EU's foreign policy chief says.
In the Cuban capital Havana, there were celebrations at the news of the thaw in relations with the US. If Obama succeeds in getting Congress to drop
Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a six-day tour or Latin America.
His first stop is Cuba, the Cold War ally of the former Soviet
Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani won the gold medal at the Havana Grand Prix in Cuba on Sunday after outclassing Brazil’s Tiago Camilo in the under 90
Hundreds of cigar afficionados took part in an unusual contest at Havana’s cigar festival on Thursday: a competion to see who could keep the longest
American Diana Nyad has become the first to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Nyad, 64, who was making her fifth attempt at the
A Russian naval task force has arrived in Cuba for a five day visit.
The Russian crews are expected to participate in various cultural and sporting
The American at the centre of his country’s biggest-ever confidentiality controversy, Edward Snowden, insisted he went public about his country’s
A new round of peace talks is underway in Cuba between the Colombian government and Marxist FARC rebels.
After a month-long break in the process
The Ana Cecilia has become the first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years.
The vessel arrived in Havana Bay on Friday, carrying
The famous Bodeguita del Medio bar in Cuba is celebrating seven decades in business.
The Havana bar, owned by the government, has been frequented
Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance at Cuba’s Communist Party Congress in Havana, receiving thunderous applause from the 1,000 delegates.
A severe drought that has struck Cuba for the past eighteen months is affecting the water supplies of more than half a million people.
Kool and the Gang concert in Cuba.