- Hernandez, heroine of Cuban revolution, dies at 92 Updated: Mar-10-14 10:55 am
- Militant grip transforms, terrorizes Syrian city Updated: Mar-07-14 11:47 am
- World diplomats seek to stabilize Libya Updated: Mar-06-14 3:17 pm
HAVANA - Melba Hernandez, one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his revolutionary battle with a failed 1953 attack on a military barracks, and who was later named a "heroine of the Cuban Revolution" has died at age 92.
BEIRUT - Once a vibrant, religiously mixed community, Syria's eastern city of Raqqa is now a shell of its former self, terrorized by hard-line militants who have turned it into the nucleus of their vision for the Islamic caliphate they hope one day to establish in Syria and Iraq.
ROME - World diplomats worked Thursday to help Libya create a stable government and more secure environment amid the violence and growing political tensions that have festered since Moammar Gadhafi's regime crumbled in 2011.