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Just before President Obama began his history-making visit to Cuba Sunday, police rounded up dissidents, fueling criticism that he has failed to win needed concessions from the Castro regime.

Trump's address to the pro-Israel group is a chance to try to put contradictory and controversial statements on Israel policy in the past.

New rules went into effect this weekend which bar migrants arriving by sea from Turkey from entering the European Union. On the Greek island of Lesbos — one of the main entry points — migrants are fearful of what comes next for them.

The only surviving suspect from last November's Paris attacks was arrested Friday, and now authorities have the opportunity to address the many unanswered questions about how those attacks were planned and how close the link to ISIS was.

As the 2020 Summer Olympics loom in Japan, the 80-year-old Tsukiji is moving to more modern facilities across the Bay. But sellers are worried about the accessibility and safety of the new location.

The visit marks the first time a sitting U.S. president has stood on Cuban soil since 1928. It comes just months after the two nations normalized relations.

Back in 2003, Cuba jailed 75 journalists and activists for having contact with the United States. They've been freed into exile in Spain, where they're still pushing for democracy in Cuba, from afar.

The hand-painted "cars rapides" — cheap public transportation minibuses in Senegal's cities — are soon going to zoom into the sunset.

Ivory Coast's business community is shaken after a deadly al-Qaida attack on a beach resort. The West African nation's economy had been on the rebound after a civil war.

An act of defiance in Nazi-era Germany is the subject of a film based on a novel that, when it finally came out in English, connected with readers. The director says its message still holds relevance.

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