Crowd control: President Obama at the baseball game between Tampa Bay Rays and Cuba’s national team, in Havana. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Niurka Céspedes walks along San Juan de Dios Street in Old Havana with a few groceries. She spends her days minding her blind 76-year-old mother, who (...)

US president Barack Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro: Mr Obama said the list of the things the White House could do to ease restrictions outside of ending the embargo was “growing shorter.” Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

President Barack Obama has said his historic visit to Cuba herald s a “new day” in diplomatic relations but he has clashed with President Raul Cast(...)

US president Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha disembark from Air Force One at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in US enga(...)

A tourist poses for a picture with a sign placed at the entrance of a restaurant with the images of Cuban and US Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama in Havana, Cuba on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama arrives in Cuba on Sunday for a 48-hour visit, making history by venturing into what was once enemy territory and sparking ent(...)

Dr Khaled Alotaibi at the South Circular Road mosque. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An Islamic scholar who is visiting Dublin, and has been described as extremist by two leading Irish Muslims, has said he “always encourages young peo(...)

US president Barack Obama pledged to close the prison and move the detainees as a candidate for the White House in 2008. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Barack Obama launched a final push on Tuesday to persuade Congress to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but lawmakers, o(...)

Undated handout images, two of the 198 decade-old photos released by the Pentagon from investigations into the abuse of detainees during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The photographs were a focus of a lawsuit filed in 2004 by the American Civil Liberties Union in the wake of the Abu Ghraib prison torture scandal, and some 1,800 others are still being withheld by the Pentagon. Photograph: The New York Times

Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the Pentagon was forced to release on Friday, (...)

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange squints in the sunlight as he prepares to speak from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a UN panel rule(...)

US President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photograph: EPA

Barack Obama used his final annual State of the Union address to defend his presidential record and hit back at Republicans for cultivating divisions (...)

US president Barack Obama waves at the start of his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on anuary 20th, 2015. Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Barack Obama will stand on the dais of the US House of Representatives tonight to deliver his final State of the Union in a speech that is being previ(...)