"America doesn’t need to fear and shun the world to have a distinct identity. It can be proud and confident while also using the structures we have built to rally others to our cause and advance our interests."Daniel B. Shapiro
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Inst. for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel
"Affording a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
Famous for its rum and cigars, Cuba could soon be known for its French (letter) wine.
Cuba's annual Cigar Festival is underway amid increasing demand but poor weather hitting tobacco crops and uncertainty about boosting sales to the US
Tens of thousands of people have been flocking to the tomb of Fidel Castro, who died in November aged 90.
US President Barack Obama has ended the immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who reached US soil to remain and be granted residency.
Some 2,000 Cuban households are getting to grips with free Internet access as part of a government-run pilot scheme in downtown Havana.
From Barack Obama's historic visit to Donald Trump's election and Fidel Castro's death, it's been a roller-coaster year for Cuba.
The remains of Cuba’s late leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest in Santiago de Cuba.
The ashes of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest in the birthplace of the revolution, Santiago de Cuba.
The ashes of Cuba’s late leader Fidel Castro have reached their final destination after crossing the country.
Santiago de Cuba is undergoes a makeover
Fidel Castro’s ashes have arrived in the eastern Cuban city of Camaguey.
Fidel Castro’s funeral cortege has resumed its journey to Santiago de Cuba, where the late Cuban leader will be laid to rest.
Draped in the red, white and blue national flag, Fidel Castro’s ashes were borne through Havana on Wednesday (November 30), at the start of an island-crossing trek to his final resting place in easter
There were solemn scenes in Havana on Wednesday as a box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro – draped in the red, white and blue national flag – was placed on a trailer at the start of the revolution
Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
International friends and admirers of Fidel Castro were in Havana on Tuesday to pay their last respects to the leader of Cuba’s revolution.
Cuba honoured former leader Fidel Castro with troops at Havana’s Morro Castle fort firing 21 salvos of a cannon on Monday.
Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.
A 21-gun salute echoed across the Havana, as thousands of Cubans started gathering in Revolution Square to bid farewell to Fidel Castro.
Preparations have begun across Cuba for citizens to pay homage to Fidel Castro, the former leader held in high-esteem by much of the island nations population.