The government last week said the situation in northern Rakhine had stabilised and that it had ended a four-month security crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
China announced last year that it would ban North Korean coal imports so as to starve the country of funds for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.
Trump’s original order which he said was meant to head off attacks by Islamist militants, barred people from seven Muslim-majority countries and sparked worldwide protests.
Syrian warplanes bombarded a besieged rebel-held district of Homs, southern Deraa and insurgent areas in Damascus’s outskirts on Saturday.
One person was killed and about 27 injured, three seriously, on Saturday when a carriage toppled onto its side in a train derailment in Belgium.
Most of Trump’s positions go against the principles accepted by the UN. The new secretary-general will have to try to find areas of mutual concern to work with the new US administration.
A Sudanese man among them said that they had been living and working in Delaware for the past two years. “Nobody cares about us” he told journalists.
Amar Hussein, drawn to jihad by his local mosque preacher, joined al Qaeda when he was just 14. He now awaits legal proceedings as a member of ISIS.
While his opponents say that Lenin Moreno is fooling the people of Ecuador, for the estimated 400,000 people with disabilities, he is a hero.
The bombing at the famed Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in southern Sindh province was Pakistan’s deadliest attack in two years, killing at least 83 people
While the ICJ ruling concluded that genocide had occurred in Srebrenica, it did not say genocide had happened in other parts of Bosnia.
How will the incoming fourth industrial revolution impact society and what clues do tech hubs such as the Bay Area hold for us?
What can Colombia can learn from other nations’ transitions, both successful and unsuccessful, from war to peace?
Nearly 800 former EPA staff had urged the Senate to reject Scott Pruitt in a letter, saying he had “shown no interest in enforcing environmental laws.”
Donald Trump’s scathing attack on the media came a day after he asserted his administration is “running like a fine-tuned machine” and there is “no chaos”.
Research by an expert shows how international ideas, practices and language of conflict resolution are transformed when they meet African “realities and politics on the ground.”
The newly appointed US ambassador to the UN’s comments came after Trump said on Wednesday that he was open to ideas beyond a two-state solution.
While the team would not be able to prosecute by itself, the idea is to prepare files for future prosecution that states or the ICC in the Hague could use.
A White House official said that Robert Harward, a senior executive at Lockheed Martin, cited family and financial reasons for turning down the job.
Caught out by the side effects of the Syrian civil war and deteriorating relations with the EU and the US, Turkey now appears to be in search of South-South cooperation.
The talks aim to end the division of the island, for decades a source of tension between Greece and Turkey and an obstacle to Turkey’s bid to join the EU.
Peter Alexander of NBC News, during a news conference, accused Trump of misquoting his victory margin as the largest since Ronald Reagan.
A round of Syria peace talks sponsored by Russia ended on Thursday with no joint communique, and saw opposing Syrian groups exchanging angry tirades at each other and the brokers.
Activists called “A Day Without Immigrants” to highlight the importance of the foreign-born, who account for 13% of the US population.
Donald Trump’s executive order triggered chaos at some US and overseas airports, led to international protests, complaints from US businesses and drew more than a dozen legal challenges.
The seven policemen have been jailed for up to two years jail for beating a handcuffed pro-democracy activist during mass democracy protests in 2014.
Canada, Australia and the US were the top providers of asylum to Rohingya Muslims who came to Bangladesh from Myanmar before Dhaka stopped the programme around 2012.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices, while a drought in East Africa has ruined the agricultural economy.
With the ‘Operation Car Wash’ probe gathering pace and other countries investigating alleged widespread corruption in the award of public works contracts, it remains to be seen if Odebrecht is ‘too big to go bankrupt’.
The IMF has expressed public concern about inequality, but this has not translated into concrete action within the IMF’s own policies and programmes.
There’s still hope South Sudan can avoid becoming a full failed state. This will require radical changes in Juba’s mindset and bolder action from regional and international players.
After thousands of killings by the police and vigilantes, an incident resulting in the death of a South Korea businessman has put an end to Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war.
A new round of UN-backed negotiations is due to begin in Geneva where the main Syrian opposition body wants to be face-to-face with the Damascus government.
The latest arrest was made on Thursday and the woman was carrying an Indonesian passport, unlike the first suspect who held Vietnamese travel papers.
A report at a royal commission into institutional abuse said 3,066 victims had received some form of compensation from a Catholic body.
The deal comes after months of diplomatic efforts by Egypt.
“I’m looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like,” Trump said. “I can live with either one.”
The network had irked the socialist government with various reports, including one alleging passports and visas were being sold illegally at Venezuela’s embassy in Iraq.
Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration amid concerns that he could not garner enough Senate votes to be confirmed.