Rescuers aiding a dinghy packed with migrants off the coast of Libya said Tuesday they had discovered 13 bodies, including pregnant women, as EU member states extended an anti-human trafficking scheme in the Mediterranean.
Humanity will have used up its allowance of planetary resources such as water, soil, and clean air for all of 2017 by next week, said a report Tuesday.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday cited progress in talks with China on imposing what she termed as “pretty serious” new UN sanctions on North Korea in response to its first ICBM launch.
The Polish president’s surprise veto Monday of two controversial judicial reforms opens a period of political turbulence in Poland.
Global ransomware attacks soared by over 11 percent in the 12 months to March, Europol reported Tuesday, but specialist tools developed with its partners had helped unlock some 28,000 encrypted devices.
The historic fountains in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican lay empty Tuesday after the tiny city state turned them off as Italy struggles with a prolonged draught.
A far cry from the 1990s “ABC” campaign promoting abstinence and monogamy as HIV protection, scientists reported on new approaches Tuesday allowing people to have all the safe sex they want.
Washington’s ban on US citizens travelling to North Korea will have no effect on the country’s tourism industry and Pyongyang does not care about it “at all”, a senior development official insisted Tuesday.
China on Tuesday called on the United States to stop “unfriendly” and “dangerous” military flights after two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American surveillance plane over the East China Sea.
An air strike killed eight civilians late on Monday in a rebel-held region near Damascus where a truce was declared at the weekend, medics and a monitoring group said.
Beijing urged Southeast Asian nations on Tuesday to unite and “say no” to outside forces seeking to interfere in the South China Sea dispute, in an apparent swipe at the United States ahead of a regional summit.