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“Brazil is back." That has been Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s refrain for the better part of the last year, with the newly elected president deploying the snappy slogan to cast Brazil and himself … more
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has returned home from a trip to Russia where he deepened a “comradely fellowship and friendly ties” with President Vladimir Putin. The state media report … more
The U.N. General Assembly’s yearly meeting of world leaders is here. And with it comes an array of acronyms, abbreviations, titles and terms that can be confounding to observers. The Associated … more
The U.N. nuclear chief says he asked to meet Iran’s president on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly’s high-level meeting, His goal is to reverse Tehran’s ban on many of the agency’s … more
Mexico's president is defending the participation of a contingent of Russian soldiers in a military parade over the weekend. The presence of the Russians drew criticism because of Russia's invasion … more
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya has warned that an outbreak of diseases in the country's northeast, where floods have killed over 11,000 people, could create “a second devastating … more
The Italian Cabinet is meeting to adopt new measures to crack down on migration. That comes after the southern island of Lampedusa was again overwhelmed last week by a wave of arrivals from Tunisia, … more
China’s top diplomat is heading to Russia for security talks after two days of meetings with U.S. President Joe Biden’s national security adviser over the weekend in Malta. China's Foreign … more
An expert commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body says in her first report on Russia that the rights situation in the country has “significantly deteriorated” since President Vladimir … more
Ukraine’s legal battle against Russia over allegations of genocide used by Moscow to justify its 2022 invasion is resuming at the United Nations’ highest court. Hearings Monday will focus on … more
Two years after the Taliban banned girls from school beyond sixth grade, Afghanistan is the only country in the world with restrictions on female education. Now, the rights of Afghan women and … more
The commitments were far-reaching and ambitious. Among them: End extreme poverty and hunger. Ensure every child on Earth gets a quality secondary education. Achieve gender equality. Make significant … more
Taiwan says 103 Chinese warplanes flew toward the island in a new daily high in recent times. Taiwan's Defense Ministry said that it detected the planes in the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Monday. … more
Libya' health minister says four Greek rescue workers dispatched to Libya following devastating flooding in the eastern city of Derna were killed in a road collision. Some 11,300 people died when two … more
The war in Ukraine and its visiting president take center stage at the United Nations this week. But developing countries will be vying for the spotlight as well as they push for faster action on … more
Dozens of demonstrators against a divisive plan to redevelop a beloved Tokyo park are forming a human chain outside the Japanese Education Ministry to demand a revision. The protest Sunday was a show … more
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni on Sunday toured a migrant center on Italy’s southernmost island of Lampedusa that was overwhelmed with nearly 7,000 … more
A U.N. conference has voted to list the ancient West Bank city of Jericho as a World Heritage Site in Palestine. The decision taken Sunday likely to anger Israel, which controls the territory and … more
South Korea’s president says the international community “will unite more tightly” to cope with deepening military cooperation between Russia and North Korea, as he plans to raise the issue … more
Lawyers for an opposition party councilor in Zimbabwe say he and a relative were abducted, beaten and whipped by unknown men amid a post-election crackdown on criticism of recently reelected … more
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