The U.N.’s top human rights official expressed grave concern that thousands of lives were at risk in Libya’s capital, where civilians have been trapped.
China pushed back against skeptics of its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, promising a “high quality” US$1 trillion global infrastructure program.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced he will withdraw the U.S. from another global treaty, this time an accord to regulate trade in conventional arms.
Under pressure from the U.S., China and Russia, the U.N. Security Council weakened a resolution to combat rape as a weapon of war.
WHO began testing the world’s first malaria vaccine in Malawi, one of three African nations where it is being used to immunize children up to two years old.
Myanmar’s top court upheld convictions of two jailed Reuters journalists who won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the country’s crimes against Rohingyas.
A long-awaited report spotlights the Trump Organization as a conduit to Russia and shows the U.S. president could face obstruction of justice charges.
Ivanka Trump said her father offered her the job of leading the World Bank, but she turned it down so she could stay on as a senior presidential adviser.
UNESCO pledged to help French authorities do a rapid damage assessment of the inferno that tore through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours.
Breaking its long-held silence, the ICRC sought public help in finding three staff abducted by Islamic State militants in Syria in late 2013.
WHO expressed grave concern about Congo’s most recent surge in its Ebola outbreak but agreed it is not yet an international public health emergency.
Sudan’s military ousted President Omar al-Bashir and put him under arrest, triggering a possibility of trial at the world’s permanent war crimes tribunal.
A team of more than 200 researchers using a “virtual telescope” of observatories for the first time saw and photographed a supermassive black hole.
The International Maritime Organization’s new rules on how nations exchange electronic data between ships and ports took effect this week.
The World Bank’s new president began his five year term fighting extreme poverty — a mission at odds with his main sponsor, U.S. President Donald Trump.
A U.N. tribunal’s chief prosecutor emphasized on Rwanda’s 25th anniversary of its genocide that the work of bringing perpetrators to justice is incomplete.
Research from a Swiss-based network found that due to global warming, the world’s glaciers were melting five times as fast as they were in mid-20th century.
The United States made good on its threat to block the International Criminal Court from investigating Americans, revoking a visa for its chief prosecutor.
NATO marked the start of its eight decade honoring its achievements, but revealed strains over spending and Russian and Chinese geopolitical ambitions.
Two key Cabinet members in the Trump administration skipped a G-7 preparatory meeting, compounding the injury caused by Trump at last year’s summit.
An international organization of 178 parliaments condemned the Venezuelan president’s government for barring lawmakers from going to a global assembly.