Brussels scene during European elections (AN/CC-BY-4.0: © European Union 2019 – Source: EP)
May 27, 2019
Climate concerns have rarely if ever weighed heavily in any major election — until now, with Europe’s Greens gaining influence from worried voters.
A passenger playing video games on a plane (AN/Carlos Ebert)
May 25, 2019
Playing video games to excess at the expense of work, school or relationships can be medically diagnosed if it lasts more than a year, WHO agreed.
The treaty signing on June 28, 1919 in the Palace of Versailles' Hall of Mirrors (AN/Public Domain)
May 24, 2019
A century ago, a treaty signing on the outskirts of Paris helped end World War I but raised questions about the reliability of American leadership.
American submarine USS Dallas pulls into the Diego Garcia military base (AN/Caine Storino)
May 22, 2019
The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to demand Britain cede to Mauritius an Indian Ocean archipelago where the U.S. maintains a military base.
Portrait of a humanoid robot at Saint Romain au Mont d'Or in Lyon, France (AN/Thierry Ehrmann)
May 22, 2019
The world’s first international, non-binding standards for artificial intelligence were approved by 42 nations in an effort to guide ethical development.
World Health Assembly chambers in Geneva (AN/Eric Bridiers)
May 20, 2019
Congo’s spreading Ebola outbreak, universal health coverage and questions about spending and reform topped the World Health Assembly’s agenda.
Masked troops equipped with Russian weapons were often present during Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 (AN/Sasha Maksymenko)
May 17, 2019
Council of Europe foreign ministers agreed to restore Russia’s right to participate in its Parliamentary Assembly “on an equal basis” with other nations.
Youth demonstrators in Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square react to the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre (AN/Michael Swan)
May 15, 2019
Proponents gained momentum for a new global accord to keep internet platforms from being used by extremists to organize and spread hatred and violence.
A narrow road in Tuvalu, an island nation on global warming's front lines (AN/Michael Coghlan)
May 15, 2019
Drought linked to global warming is a security threat to the African continent and Mediterranean region including Europe, the U.N. chief said.
An UNRWA school in Gaza (AN/ISM Palestine)
May 13, 2019
More than 1 million people in Gaza risk running out of food less than a year after the U.S. announced a cutoff in aid to Palestinians, UNRWA said.