Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act allows 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia based on beliefs that the as hijackers were backed by it.
In an address to the UN General Assembly, North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho described his country’s nuclear weapons as “a righteous self-defence measure” against “constant nuclear threats of US.”
Children should not be criminalised for fleeing the horrors of war, yet the US has an ugly record of detaining unaccompanied refugee children.
Clinton aids said she is preparing both for when Trump is measured and serious, and when he is freewheeling and makes inflammatory personal attacks.
Iraqi forces backed by air strikes from the US-led coalition gained complete control of the northern district of Shirqat, which is 100 km south of Mosul.
The images seen on Google Earth show four three-pronged structures sitting in a semi-circle just off the northwestern shoreline of Itu Aba.
The militant faction of Hezb-i-Islami, led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has been waging a decades-long battle to establish a unified ISIS in Afghanistan.
Warplanes mounted the heaviest air strikes in months against rebel-held districts of Syria, dealing a fresh blow to the efforts to end the Syrian civil war.
One person was shot and gravely wounded on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina.
After lambasting the UN, US and its president, Barack Obama, the EU is the latest high-profile recipient of a Duterte dressing-down.
Trump has made plans to commit war crimes a part of his campaign platform and drone strikes potentially offer him the perfect tool to accomplish his goal, given that the Bush and Obama administrations have all but normalised targeted killings as a tool of US statecraft.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.
The former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner has been criticised for doing too little to address the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
The unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo started on Monday after its election commission decided to try to postpone the next presidential vote that is due in November.
Venezuela’s UN representative Rafael Ramirez called Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s comments on Venezuela’s crisis “a gratuitous attack.”
The FBI has alleged that Ahmad Khan Rahami bought bomb components on eBay, videotaped himself testing homemade explosives and maintained a journal in which he expressed outrage at the US.
US officials said two Russian warplanes were in the skies above the aid convoy at the exact time it was struck on Monday, but Russia has denied charges.
A UNHCR report says only half of refugee children have access to primary education and the gap widens with higher education.
Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahami is thought to have travelled multiple times to Afghanistan and Pakistan in recent years, including a year-long stay in Pakistan until March 2014.
The US and Mexican government’s prioritisation of border security over human security has had dire consequences.
The governor of Homs plan to evacuate the rebels from al-Waer that would put pressure on Syria truce, brokered by the US and Russia.
The FBI considers the incident a “potential act of terrorism,” Richard Thornton, FBI special agent in Minneapolis, told reporters.
The country was shaken by a trio of attacks over the weekend including a Saturday night bombing that injured 29 in Manhattan and a stabbing attack at a Minnesota shopping mall that wounded nine.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a military source at Deir al-Zor airport reported at least 90 Syrian soldiers were killed in the strikes.
Foreign ministers of the three countries met to discuss stepped-up measures against North Korea and expand collaboration with one another after Pyongyang’s fifth and largest nuclear test.
Nafisa Hoodbhoy, the first female reporter in Pakistan, talks about the country’s ties with China, civil-military relations, terrorism and much more.
Clinton has called for tighter access to guns, including universal background checks, but has never said she planned to get rid of the second amendment.
Top diplomats of US, South Korea and Japan will meet to push UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea’s over it’s latest and largest nuclear test.
Before leaving office in January 2017, US President Barack Obama signed to provide Israel, the military aid of $38 billion over the next decade.
US and Russia are aiming for reduced violence over seven consecutive days before they move to the next stage of coordinating military strikes against Nusra Front and ISIS militants.
It is the second US killing of a prominent ISIS leader in the region in months.
Salva Kiir filled the vacant posts with people linked to a breakaway faction of Machar’s SPLM-IO party, further aggravating divisions between senior politicians in the oil producing nation.
The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) overturned its previous decision and granted consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
The Republican National Convention at Cleveland showed signs of the failure of the party’s various factions to unite behind Trump.
Eminent Republicans like John McCain, Mitt Romney and the Bush family were absent from the RNC in a show of displeasure against Trump’s policies.
These launches were seen as a show of force a week after South Korea and the US chose a site in the South to deploy the THAAD anti-missile against North.
North Korea has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles in recent months, in defiance of UN Security Council.
Scoring at the bottom of the list were the Central African Republic and Liberia, while Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Switzerland topped the list.
US officials consider the increasing use of suicide bombers by ISIS as a sign of weakness.
Serious reform is required in the US electoral process as well as the system of political representation to strengthen people’s trust in democracy.