President Donald Trump threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday called for the world to reject protectionism even as American and European pressure mounts on Beijing to lower market barriers.
Two European development banks financing construction of a controversial dam project in Honduras have pulled out following the murders of local activists including Berta Caceres, a 2015 winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.
To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the “historic” vote — 122 nations in favor, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.
It's the third time this month that that the US has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government.
Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.
Kindergartens, elementary schools and students in China have been attacked several times before by suspects authorities have said were mentally ill.
BRICS comprises five major developing countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Earlier this week, an Israeli panel approved construction of approximately 1,800 new settlements in the West Bank.
Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran’s parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader, killing at least 12 people, wounding dozens and igniting an hours-long siege at the legislature/
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US is "reviewing its participation" in the Human Rights Council over what said is the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias".
Rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus have agreed on new talks in Geneva this month.
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