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.
The migratory birds that each year flock to the Uchhali, Khabikki and Jahlar lakes in Pakistan for their winter sojourn are facing several anthropogenic challenges.
Are the hauntings at Mussoorie and Landour just practical fictions amidst the solitude of the hills?
The blurring of person and product is already a widespread and, in some ways, unavoidable feature of society. But the advent of bioenhancement takes the phenomenon to another level.
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.
The claim that the universe is inherently just implies that those who suffer deserve it. The result is, essentially, a theological form of victim-blaming.
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.
The main schism in today’s free speech debates pits liberals, advocating unbridled speech as a tool of freedom, against radicals, who unmask unbridled speech as a tool of class privilege. But that rift tells only one story.
After sundown the team observed red lava fountains spewing from the crater into the atmosphere and hot lava flows streaming down the slopes of the volcano.
Born into slavery and self-taught, Greenfield forced white critics across the US to re-examine their assumptions about the abilities of African-American singers.
As TN assembly speaker P. Dhanapal was pushed and shoved in the commotion created by DMK MLAs, assembly marshals stepped in and safely escorted him out.
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.
Jackson Pollock’s art elicits a certain mental state from the viewer, which can be attributed to the fact that they are fractals.
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.
Normative ideals about romantic love implicitly stigmatise polyamory. We must question the limits placed on what counts as a ‘romantic’ relationship.
The rise and fall of popular positions in the field of philosophy is not governed solely by reason.
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.”
Pakistan’s rich visual and poetic culture is expressed every day on walls, rickshaws and buses. As the country struggles to offer solace to its people, they carry its narratives and emotions.
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”.
Winston Churchill allowed science to flourish. Without a similar attitude in today’s politics, we may hit a bottleneck for life that leaves a universe without a single human soul to enjoy it.
The VNR-Bihi variety of guava, which often weighs more than half a kilo and has a long shelf life, is being grown by enthusiastic farmers across the country in large numbers for its handsome returns.
Without covered bathrooms offering sufficient privacy, where do women bathe?
A look at the signature practices of construction, agriculture and cuisine of Apatani, a prominent tribe of Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
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.