Havana, June 16 (RHC)-- The 22nd International Symposium on Heart Surgery concluded Tuesday in Havana. During the event, more than one hundred delegates debated surgical coronary revascularization and other related issues. ... More

Brussels, June 15 (PL-RHC)-- Representatives of Cuba and the European Union are holding a new round of negotiations to reach an agreement on political dialogue and cooperation.... More

Washington, June 15 (CUBADEBATE-RHC)-- The U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee expressing opposition to any attempt to restrict trade and travel to Cuba. The coalition describes any such measure as detrimental to the nation's agricultural industry and the future of Cuba-U.S. relations.... More

Johannesburg, June 15 (PL-RHC)-- Cyril Ramafosa, Deputy President of South Africa, reiterated the support of his country to the lifting of the unjust economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for over half a century.... More

Johannesburg, June 15 (RHC)-— Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf thanked Cuban doctors for their role in the struggle against Ebola, during a meeting with Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa, who led Cuba's delegation to the 25th Summit of the African Union.... More

Santo Domingo, June 15 (RHC)-- The president of the Dominican Republic's Campaign of Solidarity with Cuba, Alfonso Torres, says that the Cuban revolutionary process is of universal importance.... More

Santa Clara, June 15 (RHC)-- An exhibition of more than 900 objects that people from different countries have offered to honor Ernesto Che Guevara opened yesterday in the city of Santa Clara, on the occasion of the 87th anniversary of his birth.... More

Havana, June 15 (ACN-RHC)-- With the objective of strengthening cultural relations between Cuba and the Republic of the Congo, the Minister of Culture and the Arts of that African nation, Jean Claude Gakosso, is currently visiting Havana.... More

Havana, June 15 (ACN)-- The Huasteco school ship, belonging to the Mexican Navy, is carrying out its second official visit to Cuba, which began on Sunday when arriving at the port of Havana and will last until June 19th, Granma newspaper reported.... More

Baghdad, June 15 (RHC)-- At least 10 people have been killed in a car bomb explosion near a market in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Police said the bomb attack was carried out on Sunday night when a vehicle with the explosives hit a market in Baghdad's Qahira neighborhood. ... More

Quito, June 15 (teleSUR-RHC)-- Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa responded on Saturday to falsehoods being spread by the political opposition regarding the new law for the province of Galapagos, clarifying that no worker will see a reduction of their wages. ... More

Tel Aviv, June 15 (RHC)-- Tel Aviv seeks to prevent the release of the findings of a UN investigation into Israeli war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, with the prime minister of the regime labeling such a move as a "waste of time." ... More

Tripoli, June 15 (RHC)-- U.S. airstrikes in Libya have targeted an al-Qaeda leader accused of orchestrating the deadly seizure of an Algerian gas plant, which left 38 foreign hostages dead in 2013. ... More

Geneva, June 15 (RHC)-- United Nations-backed talks aimed at resolving the crisis in Yemen have opened in Geneva. Representatives for Shiite Houthi rebels have not yet arrived, after reportedly declining to board their flight on schedule. ... More

Washington, June 15 (RHC)-- The Pentagon is set to store heavy weaponry including tanks in Eastern Europe for the first time since the end of the Cold War. The New York Times reports the plan would see enough weaponry for as many as 5,000 soldiers stored across several countries, from Estonia to Bulgaria and Poland. ... More