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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya has warned that an outbreak of diseases in the country's northeast, where floods have killed over 11,000 people, could create “a second devastating … more
The Italian Cabinet is meeting to adopt new measures to crack down on migration. That comes after the southern island of Lampedusa was again overwhelmed last week by a wave of arrivals from Tunisia, … more
China’s top diplomat is heading to Russia for security talks after two days of meetings with U.S. President Joe Biden’s national security adviser over the weekend in Malta. China's Foreign … more
An expert commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body says in her first report on Russia that the rights situation in the country has “significantly deteriorated” since President Vladimir … more
Ukraine’s legal battle against Russia over allegations of genocide used by Moscow to justify its 2022 invasion is resuming at the United Nations’ highest court. Hearings Monday will focus on … more
Two years after the Taliban banned girls from school beyond sixth grade, Afghanistan is the only country in the world with restrictions on female education. Now, the rights of Afghan women and … more
The commitments were far-reaching and ambitious. Among them: End extreme poverty and hunger. Ensure every child on Earth gets a quality secondary education. Achieve gender equality. Make significant … more
Taiwan says 103 Chinese warplanes flew toward the island in a new daily high in recent times. Taiwan's Defense Ministry said that it detected the planes in the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Monday. … more
Libya' health minister says four Greek rescue workers dispatched to Libya following devastating flooding in the eastern city of Derna were killed in a road collision. Some 11,300 people died when two … more
The war in Ukraine and its visiting president take center stage at the United Nations this week. But developing countries will be vying for the spotlight as well as they push for faster action on … more
Dozens of demonstrators against a divisive plan to redevelop a beloved Tokyo park are forming a human chain outside the Japanese Education Ministry to demand a revision. The protest Sunday was a show … more
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni on Sunday toured a migrant center on Italy’s southernmost island of Lampedusa that was overwhelmed with nearly 7,000 … more
A U.N. conference has voted to list the ancient West Bank city of Jericho as a World Heritage Site in Palestine. The decision taken Sunday likely to anger Israel, which controls the territory and … more
South Korea’s president says the international community “will unite more tightly” to cope with deepening military cooperation between Russia and North Korea, as he plans to raise the issue … more
Lawyers for an opposition party councilor in Zimbabwe say he and a relative were abducted, beaten and whipped by unknown men amid a post-election crackdown on criticism of recently reelected … more
The disastrous flooding that killed more than 11,000 people has fostered national solidarity among Libyans, long governed by opposing powers. Collective grief has morphed into cries for unity in a … more
North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un held discussions with Russia’s defense minister on strengthening “strategic and tactical coordination” between the countries’ militaries, as … more
The U.N. nuclear watchdog has harshly criticized Iran for effectively barring several of its most experienced inspectors from monitoring the country’s disputed program. The International Atomic … more
An aircraft of the Italian acrobatic air team the Frecce Tricolori has crashed during a practice run in the northern Turin province. Italian media reported that a child on the ground was killed after … more
Hundreds of people have gathered in central London to mark the anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman died in police custody last year on Sept. 16, 2022. Her … more
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