ICC headquarters at The Hague, Netherlands (AN/Greger Ravik)
April 3, 2021
The International Criminal Court hopes to ‘re-engage’ with the United States after it revoked former Trump administration sanctions and visa restrictions.
Logging of West African old growth forests in Gabon (AN/David Stanley)
March 31, 2021
Old-growth tropical forest losses rose 12 percent in 2020 accelerated by commerce and climate-related factors, according to Global Forest Watch.
WHO scientists outside the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan (AN/CGTN)
March 30, 2021
The coronavirus was likely transmitted initially from bats to humans through another animal and not from an accident in a Chinese lab, scientists reported.
U.N. special rapporteur Agnès Callamard (AN/U.N. Web TV)
March 29, 2021
Amnesty International named Agnès Callamard as its new secretary general, tapping a veteran human rights investigator to lead a 60-year-old organization.
Kenyan soldiers with the African Union Mission in Somalia talk about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (AN/AMISOM)
March 25, 2021
International organizations acknowledged significant delays in delivering COVID-19 vaccines to poor nations due to pressure from India.
Foreign ministers meeting at NATO's headquarters in Brussels (AN/NATO)
March 23, 2021
Foreign ministers to NATO agreed to elevate the importance of global warming and other major environmental threats in military planning and strategy.
Cânân Arın of Istanbul, Turkey receives a Heinrich Böll Foundation award this month for 40 years of campaigning for women's rights and self-determination (AN/Stephan Röhl)
March 20, 2021
The Turkish president withdrew his nation from Europe’s first legally binding treaty on preventing violence against women and removed the central bank chief.
Patchwork farmland in Saxony, Germany (AN/Tobias Tullius)
March 18, 2021
The U.N. weather agency advised governments against relaxing COVID-19 restrictions based on assumptions the coronavirus will decline with warm weather.
U.S. National Guard soldiers deploy last May during protests and rioting in Raleigh, North Carolina (AN/Hannah Tarkelly)
March 17, 2021
The U.S. accepted four-fifths of the almost 350 recommendations for improving its human rights record that other nations served up in a U.N. peer review.
Libya's Red Castle once defended Tripoli in the Byzantine era (AN/Ziad Fhema)
March 16, 2021
The U.N.-backed administration in Libya transitioned to an interim government without a hitch in a process leading to nationwide elections in late December.