CUBA - USA
Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday demanded that the United States respect Cuba’s communist rule as the two countries work toward normalising diplomatic ties.
NORTH KOREA - USA
North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the United States into a cyberattack on Sony Pictures, warning that there would be “grave consequences” if the US rejects the offer.
A cyberattack on anti-Islamic State activists in Syria could be the first known case of hackers belonging to the Islamic State group directly targeting their enemies online.
GUINEA - EBOLA
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is ending his tour of Ebola-stricken countries in Guinea, where healthcare workers still battle some patients' reluctance to get tested and receive treatment.
A unilateral ceasefire announced by the Colombian FARC guerilla is due to come into force on Saturday, but the group was linked to a deadly attack and an international drug bust on Friday.
The United States imposed sanctions Friday on Russian-controlled Crimea as Ukraine announced the loss of five soldiers ahead of peace talks meant to end a war against Russian-backed insurgents.
Sony Pictures boss Michael Lynton denied Friday the Hollywood studio has “caved” by canceling the release of “The Interview,” and said it still hoped to release the controversial film.