A one-day special legislative session ended abruptly after the state senate voted against abolishing a law that has made North Carolina the latest US battleground over LGBT rights.
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting.
The Chinese foreign minister said that ties with US are in doubt but will remain stable if there is mutual respect for core interests.
With the note ban crippling money orders, migrant workers in Maharashtra are unable to send cash home to hungry families.
Over 20 civilians and one officer had been killed in the protests that erupted as President Joseph Kabila’s mandate expired without any elections in place to pick a successor.
Trump picked Peter Navarro who has authored a number of books on China as a threat to the US economy and Beijing’s military ambitions.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appeared close to victory, but UN officials said that evacuations were still on and needed to be completed.
The draft text says the Israeli settlements in Gaza and West Bank are illegal, and a hindrance to the the two-state solution. US President Barack Obama is not expected to make any major moves on the Israel-Palestine issue.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s trip there last month angered China, which considers him a dangerous separatist.
Police initially arrested a Pakistani asylum-seeker near the scene, but released him without charge on Tuesday. Authorities have warned that the attacker is on the run and may be armed.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines condemned Monday’s murder of Larry Que and said it “challenged” President Rodrigo Duterte to find the perpetrators and utilise a special task force he set up to protect media.
Yukiya Amano, a 69-year-old career diplomat from Japan, has headed the International Atomic Energy Agency since 2009.
The immense hydropower potential of both countries could help accelerate the economic development in the region.
Customers with non-KYC accounts will be subject to the stiff conditions imposed by the RBI on December 19 for depositing old notes.
“I am not a coward. My right cannot be intimidated and violated. This is my position. Nobody can deprive me of that victory except the Almighty Allah,” Jammeh said.
The ban affects 115 million acres of federal waters off Alaska in the Chukchi Sea and most of the Beaufort Sea and 3.8 million acres on the Atlantic coast.
Both countries cast Monday’s attack in Ankara as an attempt to undermine a resurrection of ties that have been strained by civil war in Syria, where they back opposing sides.
Chung, an equestrian athlete who competed in the 2014 Asian Games and won a gold medal in a team competition, sparked public ire earlier this year when it emerged that she had received special treatment from the prestigious Ewha Womans University.
The Polish ruling party lifted a ban on media access, but the opposition has demanded that the illegal budget vote be conducted again too.
The gunman who shot three in a Zurich mosque on Monday was a 24-year-old Swiss man with Ghanaian roots and had no apparent links to Islamist radicalism.
“I am spending two hours daily to ease the problems caused by demonetisation. I am breaking my head daily but we are unable to find a solution to this problem,” the chief minister said.
It was the third time in just over a decade that explosions have hit the popular San Pablito marketplace in Tultepec, about 32 km north of Mexico City.
The aircraft provided by LaMia had been transporting Brazil’s Chapecoense football team to the biggest game in its history, the final of the Copa Sudamericana.
Gunfire crackled in several districts of the capital, Kinshasa, a city of 12 million, as measures to thwart dissent raised fears of bloody repression.
Merkel, Europe’s longest-serving leader, has looked like the one safe bet in the region as angry voters have taken down leaders in Britain, Italy and France. But the Berlin market attack is a reminder that even she is vulnerable to events on the ground.
The main separatist group in Mali suspended its participation in a committee charged with implementing a 2015 peace accord.
Although ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, authorities are following various leads.
Taiwan accused China of using Sao Tome and Principe’s financial woes to push its “one China” policy after the small West African state ended ties with the self-ruled island.
Experts say it would be wrong for climate change deniers to interpret the expected 2017 dip as a sign of an end to the long-term trend of global warming.
The move underlines the growing strength of Moscow’s links with Tehran and Ankara, despite the murder on Monday of Russia’s envoy to Turkey.
One of the great mysteries of the universe is why there is so much more matter than antimatter. Now a new experiment is helping us understand the nature of antimatter better than ever before.
Continuing disappointment with their democracy means that Filipinos must now support a populist president.
Either parliament has been misled by the government or claims about the supply of new currency by the RBI are flawed.
Japan is one of the top donors to the UN refugee agency but it accepts very few asylum seekers and provides little support for those who do make it.
The worst-hit areas in western Fiji were still recovering from February’s devastating Cyclone Winston, said Peter Egesa, CARE Australia’s emergency response manager.
The fate of those stuck in the last rebel bastion in Aleppo is still at stake after a series of sudden advances by the Syrian army and allied Shi’ite militias under an intense bombardment that pulverised large sections of the city.
“The Security Council must take steps to stem the flow of arms to South Sudan” Ban told the Security Council.
Trump garnered more than the 270 electoral votes required to win, despite half a dozen electors voting against their own states’ directives.
Scores of protesters have been arrested in the past 24 hours, mostly in the eastern city of Goma, according to human rights groups.
The unidentified suspect, a man around 30 years old who according to witnesses was wearing dark clothing and a dark wool cap, fled the mosque, police said.