The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than half-a-century, two senior administration officials told CNN on Tuesday.
The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean in hope of reaching European soil in the first six months of this year was the highest on record, according to the U.N.'s refugee agency, the UNHCR.
Mechanical watchmaking is not a world of revolutions, it's a world of evolutions, where change comes only slowly and tradition is a sacred trust.
In the five hundred or so years that watches have existed, however, there have been a few that have changed the watchmaking world. Some of these watches broke new ground in design, some in technology -- and some both. Here are ten that made history and became part of it at the same time.