Puigdemont made a symbolic declaration of independence last Tuesday, only to suspend it seconds later and call for negotiations with Madrid on the region’s future.
Vietnam is prone to destructive storms and flooding due to its long coastline.
The latest move comes amid growing concern from the UN and rights groups over what they say is Cambodia’s deteriorating human rights and political situation.
The refugees who arrived in Bangladesh on Monday said they were driven out by hunger because food markets in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have been shut down and aid deliveries restricted.
The number of ‘undernourished’ or hungry people in Africa increased from about 182 million in the early 1990s to around 233 million in 2016.
One key solution is to invest in food security and rural development, which can address factors that compel people to move.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations of blood and funds to victims of Saturday’s attack.
India’s relationships with Bangladesh, Myanmar and China hang in the balance.
The international organisation has admitted that its peacekeepers introduced cholera to the island and sexually abused women who lived near UN camps.
The 35 confirmed fatalities – 19 in Sonoma County – mark the greatest loss of life from a single fire event on record in California.
Dark days lie ahead as democracy is dismantled.
Suu Kyi said in a televised address on Thursday evening that she would invite aid organisations and business leaders to take part in the initiative.
The US has repeatedly accused Pakistan of not doing enough to eliminate militant havens on its territory.
Domestic investigations, including a previous internal military probe, have largely dismissed refugees’ claims of abuses committed during security forces’ “clearance operations”.
Hailed by Obama as key to stopping Iran from building a nuclear bomb, the deal was also signed by China, France, Russia, Britain, Germany and the EU.
Pakistan’s hegemonic design in Afghanistan is clear, but what is subtle is that it seeks to leverage its use of jihadist proxies to convince the US to help resolve the Kashmir dispute with India.
Breast cancer rates in China are rising, and are expected to continue rising for the next three decades.
A combination of declining mortality and relatively high fertility is the driver of rapid population growth in Africa.
Former Soviet republics are not really known for peaceful, democratic transitions. Will Bishkek turn the tide?
The withdrawal of the US, which is meant to provide a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a major blow for the Paris-based organisation.
“Hopefully, there will be a change in the cooperative relationship between the United States and Pakistan,” White House chief of staff John Kelly said after the rescue operation.
Despite tough demands from EU governments on what they want from London, the Union is ready to talk about how to avoid a “hard Brexit” and to ease Britain out with less disruption.
US officials said Trump was expected to announce that he will not certify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, believing the agreement is not in the national interests of the US.
His decision is likely to please those among his political base who detest the Obamacare system, which many Republicans have attacked for years as an unneeded government intrusion in Americans’ healthcare.
Contrary to all evidence and EU positions, the US president still thinks the nuclear deal is ‘the worst deal ever’.
The withdrawal of the United States, which provides a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a severe blow for the Paris-based organisation.
Credible information indicates that the Myanmar security forces purposely destroyed the property of the Rohingyas and entire villages in northern Rakhine State.
Flames erupted on Sunday night when gale force winds toppled power lines across the region, igniting one of the deadliest wildfire outbreaks in California history.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be open to bilateral trade pacts with Mexico or Canada if a deal cannot be reached to substantially revise NAFTA.
Vietnam often suffers from destructive storms and floods due to its long coastline. More than 200 people were killed in storms last year.
Several experts in healthcare and employment law said Trump’s plan could violate the US Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
The Liberty Party called for a halt in announcing the result of Tuesday’s presidential election, citing irregularities in the vote.
While the ultimate objective still remains political reconciliation in Afghanistan, the route by which the parties get there will be vastly different under the Trump administration.
Spain’s Rajoy would probably call a snap regional election after activating Article 155 of the constitution that would allow him to sack the Catalan regional government.
Trump made the “calm before the storm” comment during an October 5 photo opportunity before having dinner with US military leaders and their wives.
The decision blocks modifications to the peace deal, stymieing right-wing opponents of President Juan Manuel Santos who have long rejected the accord.
Trump and his supporters have repeatedly used the term “fake news” to cast doubt on media reports critical of his administration.
Last month, Hamas agreed to cede powers in Gaza to President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah-backed government in a deal mediated by Egypt.
Literally every woman, except the very old and young, has had experiences of either being molested or experiencing an extreme level of abuse like gangrape.
The US has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60% are preventable.