Miguel Diaz-Canel declares his loyalty to the Revolution and praised the outgoing president, Raul Castro. And, in Spain, canine protection for domestic violence victims. Also, reunited after forty years by a YouTube video.
The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head. And, Hans Asperger 'collaborated with Nazis' in WWII. Record number of Nepalese women attempt Everest climb.
Members of Cuba's National Assembly have named Miguel Díaz-Canel as the next leader. The fifty-seven year-old former engineer is expected to take office on Thursday. The handover of power will bring to an end nearly six decades of rule by Mr Castro and his late brother Fidel, who led the revolution in 1959. Also: Police in Iceland say a man suspected of masterminding the theft of six-hundred computers that were used to mine virtual currencies has escaped custody, and for the first time in more than thirty five years, a Hollywood film has been shown in a cinema in Saudi Arabia.
The US president tweeted that the CIA chief Mike Pompeo formed a "good relationship" with North Korea's leader. Also: malaria experts fear disease's resurgence and space diamonds "came from lost planet".
Syrian state media claims international experts have arrived at the site of an alleged chemical attack, but US State Department sources disagree. Also, Japan and the US hold emergency talks about North Korea, and we hear from the nurse who took everyone by surprise at the Boston Marathon.
UK Prime Minister 'genuinely sorry' about treatment of long-term migrants.
Also, France's President Macron urges EU to shun nationalism, Turkish government cracks down on domestic opposition, the remarkable life of South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee who survived abduction by the North, and Frenchman Jérôme Hamon gets 'third face' in new transplant.