Pope to focus on poor in South America

Pope Francis makes his first South American trip in two years Sunday, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay -- but not his native Argentina.

Britain remembers 2005 terror attacks

Britain will pay silent homage on Tuesday to the 52 victims of the 2005 London bombings, with thoughts inevitably also turning to the 30 Britons killed in Tunisia last month in a horrific reminder of the Islamist threat.

Castro seen in rare public outing

Cuban state television broadcast images Saturday of former president Fidel Castro meeting cheese experts during a rare trip outside his Havana home.

US-Russia dialogue key to stability - Putin

Russian leader Vladimir Putin said that relations with the United States were key to ensuring global stability.