The Biden administration has announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses related to the poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country’s northwest have been released.
Dr. Michael Ryan, director of WHO’s emergencies program, said the recent arrival of effective vaccines could at least help dramatically reduce hospitalizations and death.
President Joe Biden met virtually Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration, confronting the coronavirus and cooperating on economic and national security issues.
Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to undergo testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition as he continues treatment for an unspecified infection.
The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally get information in 2014 about a legal action in which he was involved.
A crowd gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol to send a clear message to the capitol of Myanmar on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Increasing force protection posture may last several days and is considered a routine precaution given current conditions on the ground.
An Iraqi militia official says a U.S. airstrike in Syria has killed one militiaman and wounded a number of others with a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi group.
Prince Harry said in a new interview that he stepped back from his life as a royal because the U.K. press was "destroying" his mental health. But vowed that he "will never walk away."
Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
The palace said Tuesday that the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II is responding to treatment for an infection but is not expected to leave the hospital for several days.
World leaders welcomed the United States' official return to the Paris climate accord Friday, but politically trickier steps lie just ahead for President Joe Biden, including setting a tough national target in coming months for cutting damaging fossil fuel emissions.
The Biden administration says it's ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.
For four days, the British woman and her four children gulped down their own urine, believing it would protect them from COVID-19, according to a report by the City of Westminster.
Texas and Oklahoma are seeing record subzero temperatures. Greenland is warmer than normal. Snow fell in Greece and Turkey. Meteorologists call this one of the biggest, nastiest and longest-lasting polar vortex breakdowns they've seen.
The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to the COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca, likely allowing the U.N. health agency's partners to ship millions of doses to countries worldwide.
The lockdown in Auckland, which extends through Wednesday, is the first in New Zealand in six months and represents a significant setback in the nation's largely successful efforts to control the virus.
President Biden said he was issuing an executive order that will prevent Myanmar's generals from accessing $1 billion in assets in the United States, and that more measures are to come.