The dengue death rate in the Philippines was 60 times higher than global rate.
James Mattis said the Syrian government had repeatedly used chlorine as a weapon. He stressed that the US did not have evidence of sarin gas use.
Trump said last year that he would end by March 5 a programme that was set up by former President Barack Obama to protect the Dreamers from deportation, and he urged Congress to act before that date. No action has resulted.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Saturday that early elections could be a last resort if he fails to win support for a new government after his minority cabinet lost a confidence vote last month.
Nicolas Maduro, who narrowly won election in 2013 to replace Hugo Chavez, is the favourite to win the presidential vote.
Budget 2018 might speak of the health of the rural education system, but with a student teacher ratio of 150:1, this primary school in UP will need more than just a boost.
So far, ten bodies have washed up on Libyan shores, two of them known to be Libyans and eight Pakistanis.
Concerned Chinese citizens have affectionately nicknamed the UK prime minister ‘Aunty May’ and are worried if her legs were warm enough in the Beijing cold.
Almost 3,000 athletes competing at the Winter Olympics are set to get perks, including the latest $1,100 Samsung smartphones. All except perhaps the 22 athletes from North Korea.
The eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday after being treated for months for depression.
Millennial Indian women have been leading a new kind of feminism since the early 2000s, long before the present day feminist resurgence in the US.
The French foreign minister said the US ‘should know what to expect’ if it leaves international climate pact and seeks a trade deal with Europe.
Hollywood has long had a problem with diversity. But thanks to services like Netflix, women have found a place for their stories, compelling Tinseltown to change.
The Jerada protests have found common cause with dissent that has rumbled since 2016 in the Rif, also in the north, both groups spurred by the deaths of men desperate trying to make ends meet.
The recent revelations about USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is a reminder of the minefield India’s female athletes must walk when trying to make a career in their sport.
Guantanamo the city and Guantanamo the US naval base are testament to the gulf between the two countries and their cultures.
At a meeting with party leaders, Naidu voiced his disappointment over the lack of any allocations for the state to fulfil commitments made in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.
The MLAs – Jarnail Singh, Akhilesh Tripathi, Jitender Tomar and Sanjeev Jha – were named in the FIR, police said, adding the case was registered based on a complaint by Delhi BJP general-secretary Ravinder Gupta.
The findings have scientists worried about whether polar bears will be able to catch enough prey to meet their unexpectedly high energy needs and sustain their population.
Evangelical Christian singer and congressman Fabricio Alvarado, who leads recent polls, has pitted himself against a January ruling from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that urges Costa Rica to legalize same-sex marriage.
Tom Shannon, who serves as under secretary of state for political affairs, is the most senior career diplomat at the State Department.
Democrats say the memo could be used by Republicans to try to undermine the credibility of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
The former deputy leader of the Catalan regional government and leaders of two separatist groups are accused of sedition in their bid to declare Catalonia independent from Spain.
President Michelle Bachelet says the country will not build new coal plants without carbon capture and begin talks to replace existing capacity with cleaner sources
Almost 50 independents want to run for president of Mexico in 2018. But only a handful will likely make the ballot, in part due to the glitchy election app voters must use to show their support.
On January 31, the world saw a total lunar eclipse coinciding with the phenomena known as the ‘blue moon’ and the ‘supermoon’.
Polish lawmakers approved draft legislation on Thursday penalising suggestions of any complicity by Poland in the Nazi Holocaust on its soil during World War Two.
Puerto Rico is struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, which hit on September 20, 2017.
Israel fears that companies listed on any UN “blacklist” could be targeted for boycotts or divestment aimed at stepping up pressure over its settlements, which most countries and the world body view as illegal.
More than 150 politicians and activists called on Tuesday for voters to boycott the March electionin which Sisi and a supporter-turned-challenger are the only contenders after a string of other candidates withdrew citing repression.
“Here in Southeast Asia … we would consider it a hotpot because of the population growth, urbanisation dynamics, the production of food,” Juan Lubroth said.
The e-cigarette industry emerged as an alternative to traditional tobacco, but now it’s dominated by Big Tobacco.
The protests come on the heels of a similar move by Vida Movahed, who was arrested in December 2017 after a photo of her waving her hijab above her unveiled head in Tehran went viral.
The memo alleges anti-Trump bias within the Justice Department.
Angela Merkel, weakened after losing votes to the far-right in a September election, is pinning her hopes for a fourth term on a re-run of the ‘grand coalition’ with the SPD to end four months of political limbo in Europe’s biggest economy.
Democrats pressed social media companies on whether the Kremlin has used their platforms to meddle in US politics.
The cause of Wednesday night’s fire in the city of Sapporo, on the island of Hokkaido, is still being investigated.
The new, not-for-profit venture will initially focus on technology for “simplified, high-quality and transparent healthcare” for their more than 500,000 US employees, the companies said.
The agency will now schedule asylum interviews for more recent applicants ahead of older applications, returning to the system in place until December 2014.
First accused of hosting mixed-gender parties for diplomats and possessing alcoholic drinks at home, they later faced more serious charges, including “espionage”.