International

(Vatican City) -- Pope Francis says he's praying for the victims of this week's terrorist attacks in three different counties. Speaking to a crowd of tens of thousands in St. Peter's Square Wednesday, the Pope condemned what he called "inhuman terrorist acts" in Pakistan,...
(Undated) -- There are reports that U.S. investigators have determined North Korea is behind the cyber attack on Sony. Several media outlets cite sources saying North Korean leaders ordered the attack on the entertainment giant. Investigators are expected to announce their...
(Havana) -- Cuban President Raul Castro says his government is ready to make changes that will ease tensions with the United States. In a statement read on Cuban national TV this Wednesday Castro called for an end to years of confrontation. Castro revealed that ambassadors will...
(Undated) -- Pope Francis is being credited with helping to facilitate the diplomatic breakthrough between the U.S. and Cuba. Vatican communications director Greg Burke described the effort as being very much "in the spirit" of the Pope. Burke notes the Holy See kept relations...
(Undated) -- The European parliament is ready to recognize a Palestinian state in principle. Members settled Wednesday on a compromise resolution to recognize Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution as long as peace talks progress. The move follows other votes by...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama claims it is finally time to start normalizing relations with Cuba. Speaking from the White House, the President called the U.S. approach to Cuba outdated. Obama argued that the long isolation of Cuba has had little effect. The U.S. imposed a...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says it is finally time to start normalizing relations with Cuba. Speaking from the White House, the President announced that the U.S. will start easing some travel and trade restrictions and re-establishing embassies in Havana and Washington...
(Undated) -- The American contractor freed after five years in a Cuban prison is back on U.S. soil. Alan Gross landed this morning at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland after his release was negotiated as part of a larger move to restore American relations with Cuba. According to...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will deliver a statement about Cuba at noon, Eastern time. The statement follows the release of American Alan Gross from a Cuban prison this morning. Speculation is growing that Obama will announce a major overhaul of U.S. policy toward Cuba...