Aleppo under fire as Russia says chances of ending the Syrian war "almost impossible"
By Kayla Ruble
The world is taking unprecedented steps to address the rise in antibiotic resistant infections during a summit at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
Clinton says she would “not allow” Kim Jong-un to develop a nuclear warhead, but experts say that will happen soon if it hasn’t already.
Kim Jong-un’s regime has repeatedly made a mockery of international sanctions designed to stop the country’s development of nuclear weapons.
President Rodrigo Duterte went on a tirade after UN officials expressed concern about hundreds of extrajudicial killings that have occurred since he took office.
Saudi-led coalition aircraft attacked a Médecins Sans Frontières-supported hospital in northern Hajja province in Yemen on Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding 13.
The UN called for an "immediate halt to the hostilities and, at a minimum, a two-day weekly humanitarian pause" to allow the city's crippled water and electrical networks to be repaired.
By Angela Hill
Health workers are trying to get Indigenous peoples recognized as key populations in the global fight against HIV/AIDS, putting them alongside other groups considered at high risk of acquiring the infection.
Clashes between the forces of Sudan's president and the former rebel leader who became vice president under a deal that ended a two-year civil war have killed hundreds of people since they broke out in the capital Juba four days ago.
In Belarus, government forces, including the former Soviet bloc's last remaining KGB, regularly crack down on protesters and independent journalists.
Just days after attackers killed 44 people at Istanbul's main airport, attention has focused on Akhmed Chatayev as the possible mastermind behind the deadliest suicide bombing in Turkey this year.
A missile launched toward Japan by the reclusive nation soared to new heights, achieving a technological advance after a series of failures.
By Adam Hamze
An estimated 65.3 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence and conflict, according to a new report by the UN's refugee agency.
The advance comes four weeks into a US-backed offensive to recapture Fallujah from the militant group.
The accusations were made in a UN report, based on interviews with dozens of survivors, saying that the Islamist militants had been seeking to destroy the Yazidi population through killings, sexual slavery, and other crimes.
Iraq said on Monday it had made arrests as it investigates allegations that Shiite militiamen helping the army retake Fallujah had executed dozens of Sunni Muslim men fleeing the city held by Islamic State.
Ireland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. The state had imposed a ban on terminating a pregnancy up until 2013. It is now legal for a woman to obtain an abortion when her life is in danger.
If the advances are sustained, they could dislodge Islamic State from its most important base outside the Middle East and provide a boost to the UN-backed Government of National Accord.
More than 100,000 were killed in conflict in 2014, up from nearly 20,000 in 2008. Syria, where nearly 67,000 people were killed in 2014, accounted for the bulk of the increase according to an annual report.