The White House will eliminate a major diplomatic hurdle by pushing to have Cuba dropped from a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Photograph: The New York Times

Cuba recognised what it called a “fair decision” by US president Barack Obama to inform Congress he intends to remove Cuba from a US list of state spo(...)

The government of Cuban president Raul Castro has described the country’s inclusion on a US list of state sponsors of terrorism as shameful. Photograph: Prensa Latina/Reuters.

In what has become an annual ritual, the United States kept Cuba on its list of “state sponsors of terrorism” and Havana reacted angrily, calling it a(...)