Commentators believe that these threats are little more then bluster since Cyprus's activities are fully protected by international law and are being carried out within its exclusive economic zone.
Israel approved a prisoner swap with Gaza's governing Hamas movement early this morning, prompting celebratory street parties in both Israel and Palestine.
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Rene Gonzalez Sehwerert, one of the Cuban Five, imprisoned by the U.S. on spying charges, was released from a federal prison today after 13 years behind bars.
In its efforts to upend the Cuban Revolution, the U.S. government has, in recent years, relied upon providing financial support for internal opposition groups.
Thirty-five years ago was a day of horror in the Caribbean, when two bombs exploded on a Cuban airliner, which fell into the sea off Barbados.
On the island country of Cyprus, sports teams have come to be associated with certain segments of the population. In soccer, the main team associated with the working people is Omonoia Nicosia.
Despite its mistakes and shortcomings the UN is a place where all member states have the chance to express their opinions - but this is not always the case.
An interview with Shaher Sa'ed, General Secretary of the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions, by Martine Hassoun.
September 14 was the end of David Ravelo Crispo's first year in jail and a time of renewed solidarity for this human rights activist imprisoned in Colombia.