Iran’s envoy to the United Nations (UN) has accused the United States of economic terrorism against his country and military adventurism in the Persian Gulf during a meeting of the Security Council in New York.
With just under 500 days until Election Day in the United States, the first of several Democratic primary debates kicks off in Miami Florida in what is already the largest presidential field in history.
Jeremy Hunt took aim at Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, saying his rival in the race to become prime minister could destroy the Conservative government and stop Brexit from happening.
Iran "never seeks war" with the United States, President Hassan Rouhani said as he sought to rein in soaring tensions on Wednesday between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked “anything American,” in a new war of words with Iran which condemned fresh US sanctions on Tehran as “mentally retarded.”
“Around the world, we are witnessing concerted efforts to deny women’s agency and their right to make their own decisions in the name of protecting family values.” That was the message delivered by the Head of UN Women at the launch the organisation’s flagship report ‘Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020.’
Iran said Tuesday it will further free itself from the 2015 nuclear deal in defiance of new American sanctions as US President Donald Trump warned the Islamic republic of "overwhelming" retaliation for any attacks.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Iran that an attack on US interests would trigger an "overwhelming" response and could bring "obliteration."
The Turkish fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday appealed for an international investigation into his "premeditated" killing amid evidence of high-level Saudi involvement.
The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's supreme leader and others, which the Iranian foreign ministry said meant a "permanent closure of the path to diplomacy" with the US administration.
Boris Johnson, the favourite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, has acknowledged that London would need cooperation from the European Union to cushion potential shocks in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Papua New Guinea's prime minister demanded that Australia must end or completely rework a controversial multi-million dollar contract to manage refugees stuck in tropical island camps.
Iran has called on the United Nations Secretary General to use his good offices to bring together regional powers in order to defuse tensions with the United States.
Donald Trump said the sanctions “will deny the Iranian Supreme Leader and the Supreme Leader’s office, and those closely affiliated with him and the office, access to key financial resources and support.”
Belgian counter-terror police have arrested a man suspected of plotting an attack against the US embassy in Brussels, federal prosecutors said Monday.
US media on Saturday said Washington launched cyber-attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network this week after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone.
Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election.
Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of US troops, a senior Iranian military commander said on Sunday after US President Donald Trump said he would impose further sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
The United States launched cyber-attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with Democratic leaders on immigration issues.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China’s President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on “important issues,” and agreed to build on their countries’ friendly relations “whatever the international situation,” North Korean state media reported.
Britain's leadership contest starts a month-long nationwide tour on Saturday as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt each seek to win over grassroots Conservatives in their bid to become Prime Minister.
In a series of early morning tweets, United States President Donald Trump has confirmed that he called off a planned retaliatory strike against Iran, calling the planned attack disproportionate after Tehran earlier shot down an unmanned American surveillance drone.
South Africa's candidate to serve on the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Pansy Tlakula, has been elected to a four-year term.
A prominent Russian human rights advocate jailed on charges his supporters say were trumped up walked free on Friday, but said he would not return to his work in Chechnya because he felt the risk to his staff there would be too great.
A junior foreign office minister has was suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister.
Philippine's former foreign minister Albert del Rosario, a critic of Beijing's claims to the disputed South China Sea, was denied entry to Hong Kong on Friday and deported, his lawyer said.
Thousands of black-clad protesters blocked a highway outside Hong Kong's parliament on Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader over a controversial extradition proposal that has sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades.
As the world marks World Refugee Day, a reminder that xenophobia is still common and South Africa is no exception.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said Thursday his Palestinian movement rejected next week's US-sponsored Middle East economic conference in Bahrain as it would amount to Arab "normalisation" of ties with Israel.