The region, which fell to war in 2013, is no longer being classified as being in a state of famine, but situations are still being described as “dire”.
While the population might start declining after 2050, India will still remain the most populous country in the world.
Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a real estate magnate with little experience in international diplomacy meets with both Palestinian and Israeli heads of state to start the process.
As the law now stands, it is up to federal prosecutors to hammer out the details of plea bargains. Opening the possibility that defence lawyers could ask the top court to decide on the terms would slow down the speed at which such agreements are made.
Iraqi officials had expressed that they had hoped that the mosque would be retaken from the stronghold of ISIS in time for Eid al-Fitr on Monday.
Kim’s first term was marred by a divisive organisational reshuffling, but he was also credited for his insight into the issues plaguing the developing world, and his agenda.
Testimonies from residents of war torn cities like Mosul and Raqqa confirm the horrors that the new International Committee for Red Cross report shows – nearly 50% of the total civilian casualties reported worldwide come from Iraq, Syria and Yemen.
Ethical scandals at Uber and Fox have focused attention on the leaders of the organisations, but the problems of a toxic culture often embed deep within.
Mohammed bin Salman, 31, the prince behind Saudi Arabia’s disastrous war in Yemen and boycott of Qatar, has replaced 57-year-old Mohammed bin Naif as crown prince.
In a sudden announcement, it was confirmed that the 31-year-old former deputy crown prince was elevated to be the heir to King Salman, replacing his cousin.
The US vice president said that Donald Trump had, however ‘kept the door open’ to renegotiating the deal or coming up with a new one.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia’s law banning the promotion of homosexuality violated European treaties and freedom of speech.
The otherwise ceremonial Queen’s Speech, prepared by ministers to inform the government’s agenda, will be a de facto vote of confidence for May’s minority government when it is tabled in the parliament.
The drone crashed in the demilitarised zone while returning to the North last June after photographing US THAAD installations in South Korea
A country where Orthodox Serbs, Catholic Croats and Muslim Bosniaks are taught differently, the youth is beginning to speak out against this discrimination.
The US president took to twitter commend China’s effort in trying to persuade Pyongyang to rein in their nuclear program, ahead of dialogues with Beijing.
The death of Michael Brown by a white police officer once again incited the Black Lives Matter debate in the US.
The militants have apparently retreated from the primary school that had been taken hostage and not casualties have been reported.
From paintings to poems to photographs, the youth of Venezuela has started marching in public spaces and right in front of security forces in many areas.
UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov said that Israel was violating the resolution passed last year prohibiting it from building new settlements on disputed territory, nixing chances of a two-state solution.
The two presidents talked of offering support and strengthening relations, moves which may be complicated by Trump’s wish for warmer ties with Russia.
Investigators are scrutinising Flynn’s business partner Bijan Kian who oversaw payments from Flynn’s former clients, many of which were Russian businesses.
The employee, Humidor Rashid, was charged for obtaining visa for an employee under false assurances, underpaying her and coercively detaining her by threatening her and taking away her passport.
The allegations are based on plea-bargain testimony from JBS SA executives, who say they paid Temer at least $4.6 million in bribes.
The event does just a day after a similar attack was prevented in Paris’s Champs-Elysées. The police is calling it a terrorist attack.
While May is unwilling to budge on reconsidering Brexit, she says she is trying to deliver a Brexit which commands “maximum public support”.
A young entrepreneur from a refugee camp in Algeria has opened the first pizzeria run only by women; their speciality is the camel pizza.
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
“We’re here today to say that in cooking, in the kitchen, there are no differences. We’re all the same, we’re all human.”
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, nearly 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes last year as a result of persecution, violence and human rights violations.
Even though unrealistic targets and poor ground-level implementation have hobbled the multi-national initiative, it should be fixed rather than abandoned.
Despite previous reports of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death in US-led airstrikes, neither Moscow nor Washington are able to confirm his death, yet.
The allegation is that the government is spying with the help of a software known as Pegasus, which Israeli company NSO Group sold to Mexico’s government.
Top UN peacekeeping official in the country David Shearer claimed that the splintering of the erstwhile bipolar conflict has escalated and spread the scope of violence in the country.
The move came after Israel refused to cover the shortfall in payment by the Palestinian Authority which refused to pay for Hamas controlled enclaves.
The strife-ridden nation signed the accord with 13 of the 14 armed groups in the country in a deal brokered by the Roman Catholic Sant’Egidio peace group.
Hundreds of UN staff from various agencies and services took part in token work stoppage on June 16, to protest a proposed cut of over 7.5% to salaries.
The attack at a Bamako resort was the latest in a string of attacks that the Islamist alliance in Mali claims to have perpetrated.
After a US warplane shot down a Syrian Army fighter jet, Russia warned the US it would treat their planes in the conflict zone as potential targets.
Macron’s efforts to enact his ambitious reform agenda amidst a budget deficit with a restive populace will be his legislature’s Rorschach test.