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18 сентября, 05:11

Trump Administration to Brief Officials on Emissions Goals

President Trump’s top economic adviser is expected to brief major international partners Monday on the administration’s stance on the Paris climate accord following signals that the U.S. was exploring ways to remain in the 2015 pact.

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18 сентября, 00:38

LOL Democracy! Young Voters Are Baffled by Mail-In Ballots

Both sides in Australia’s referendum on same-sex marriage wonder if millennials, more accustomed to texting and social media, actually know how to send a letter. ‘I took my dad to help.’

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17 сентября, 23:47

Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister's Wife Clinches Crucial Election

Kulsoom Sharif, the candidate for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-N party, won a vote for the parliamentary seat her husband was forced to vacate, but the opposition party led by Imran Khan gained more support than analysts expected.

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17 сентября, 23:36

Caribbean Braces for Another Hurricane: Maria

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Tropical Storm Maria became Hurricane Maria Sunday, casting a long shadow of fear and uncertainty over a swath of the Caribbean that was slammed by Hurricane Irma less than two weeks ago.

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17 сентября, 22:55

In Libya, Islamic State Pursues Revival in Gateway to Europe

A year after losing its main Libyan stronghold, Islamic State has formed a number of clandestine cells around the chaotic North African country as the militants seek to regroup on Europe’s doorstep.

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17 сентября, 21:18

U.S.: North Korea Must Give Up Nuclear Weapons

The White House reiterated its position that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must give up his nuclear weapons, as President Trump in a tweet referred to Mr. Kim as ‘rocket man.’

17 сентября, 20:15

How Three Speeches Could Influence Europe's Future

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual state of the union has put the spotlight on coming speeches from France’s Emmanuel Macron and the U.K.’s Theresa May. Mr. Juncker’s speech was as interesting for what it didn’t contain as much as what it did, writes Simon Nixon.

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17 сентября, 18:06

U.K. Police Focus on Suburban Home in Connection With London Attack

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Investigators probing a bomb blast that injured more than two dozen people in London’s subway last week combed through a house in a suburban town owned by elderly foster parents that neighbors said had recently taken in two “refugees.”

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17 сентября, 15:26

Trump's Deal Rejection Puts U.S. Policy on Chinese Investment in Focus

Trump’s rejection of a Beijing-backed fund’s attempt to acquire a U.S. semiconductor company was for many in Washington an easy call, but the decision did little to settle a growing debate over how the U.S. should approach deals that are less clear cut.

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17 сентября, 14:49

After Driving Out 400,000 Rohingya, Top Myanmar General Calls for Unity

Myanmar’s top military commander has urged the country to unite in the face of international criticism of its treatment of the ethnic Rohingya minority, some 400,000 of whom have sought refuge across the border in Bangladesh in the past three weeks.

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17 сентября, 12:54

Hamas Agrees to Conditions for Reconciliation With Fatah Party

Hamas agreed Sunday to conditions demanded by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for reconciliation with his Fatah party, a move aimed at mending a decadelong rift between the two factions.

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17 сентября, 12:42

Deadly Malaysian School Fire Stemmed From Dispute Among Teens

Police have detained seven youths in connection with a fire at an Islamic boarding school, saying that a verbal dispute between them and students at the school led to an arson attack that killed at least 23 people.