Journalists faced growing dangers of being targeted for killing for their work in 2018 even as the risks from war and conflict declined, a media watchdog said Wednesday.
A number of advertisers have dropped Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News, the network said on Tuesday, after the host said last week that immigration makes the United States "poorer and dirtier and more divided."
We are ready". That was the sentiment expressed by South Africa's Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
They were in China to teach but officials there said they had incorrect visas and they were subsequently detained.
US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America's tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account.
Russia, Iran and Turkey are nearing agreement on the composition of a Syria committee that could pave the way for the drafting of a new constitution and for elections after a devastating civil war, diplomats said on Tuesday.
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday tabled a non-binding no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May after she told MPs they will only get a delayed vote on her Brexit deal in the new year.
Italian fashion label Prada has said it will set up an advisory council on diversity issues after being forced to pull monkey-like keychain figurines from its shelves over accusations of racism.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with her deal to leave the European Union, her spokesperson said on Monday, rejecting calls for a second referendum or to test support for different Brexit options in parliament.
Nuclear-armed North Korea condemned the United States over its latest sanctions measures, warning Washington's approach could "block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula forever".
United States President Donald Trump will face increased oversight to his decisions when the new Democratic majority takes charge of the House of Representatives next January.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.
US-led coalition forces destroyed an Islamic State group command center inside a mosque in the Syrian border town of Hajin on Saturday, the US military said.
Groups of defiant "yellow vest" demonstrators faced off with tens of thousands of police around France on Saturday, but the protest movement appeared to have lost momentum on a fifth and decisive weekend.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that the British parliament could back Prime Minister Theresa May's deal.
A Colombian tribunal ordered the government on Friday to suspend the awarding of mining licenses until it establishes protected areas.
Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will likely meet again after New Year, the US vice president said Thursday, but insisted his government would not repeat past mistakes where "promises are broken."
China will suspend additional tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles and auto parts for three months starting Jan. 1, following a truce in a trade war between the world's two largest economies.
The people of Tibet should not be taken in by the Dalai Lama's lies and clearly understand the importance of Communist Party rule in the region, the Chinese government said ahead of March's sensitive 60th anniversary of him fleeing into exile.
Yemen's warring parties agreed on Thursday to cease fighting for the Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah and withdraw their troops, the first significant breakthrough for U.N.-led peace efforts in five years of conflict.
The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its "soldiers".
The United States lashed out Thursday at "predatory" Chinese and Russian involvement in Africa as it announced a leaner footprint that insists on accountability in trade and peacekeeping.
Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9 billion and are expected to grow.
The former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen has been sentenced to a three year prison term after pleading guilty to a series of crimes including lying to Congress and campaign finance violations.
Theresa May will remain as British prime minister - for now at least. She's survived a no confidence vote, held behind closed doors on Wednesday evening.
South Africa is continuing its for push for the lifting of sanctions which have been imposed on Cuba
British Prime Minister Theresa May told her MPs Wednesday she plans to quit before the 2022 election, as she seeks their support in a confidence vote, a lawmaker said.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou was seen leaving a Canadian courtroom, after being released on bail Tuesday evening.
The 29-year-old man being sought by police over a mass shooting in Strasbourg lived in a small apartment in a rundown housing bloc and has spent time in prison in France and Germany.