Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen sharply criticized Britain's approach to Brexit under Prime Minister Theresa May.
Myanmar has rejected a resolution of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to send a fact-finding mission to the country to investigate alleged human rights abuse by security forces against Muslims in northern Rakhine state.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Friday that it will not participate in the upcoming United Nations conference on negotiating a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination.
More than 200 people are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, somewhere close to the coast of Libya, Spanish media reported on Friday.
NATO is committed to adapting itself to the new threats it is facing in an ever-changing and complex security environment, NATO officials said Thursday.
Russia on Thursday warned the United States against using missile launches by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to justify its military buildup on the Korean peninsula.
NATO on Thursday announced in a statement that its next summit will take place in Brussels on May 25.
The sea ice cover in the Arctic and Antarctic hit new record lows for this time of year, marking the smallest polar ice caps in the 38-year satellite record, US government scientists said Wednesday.
Dozens of scientific journals appointed a fictive scholar to their editorial boards on the strength of a bogus resume, researchers determined to expose "pay to publish" schemes reported Wednesday.
The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday arrested 16 Indian fishermen for poaching in northern waters, the navy media unit said here.
Delegates to the Meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of IS pose for a family photo at the State Department in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, March 22, 2017. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday urged member nations of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) to boost efforts in the campaign. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)
Stanford University climatologist Noah Diffenbaugh sees no contradiction in California, on the US West Coast, experiencing one of its wettest years on record right on the heels of a record-setting extended drought.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday urged member nations of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) to boost efforts in the campaign.
Some 600 million children, or one in four worldwide, will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, showed a UNICEF report released Wednesday, which marks World Water Day.
An aircraft cabin ban on large electronic devices was prompted by intelligence suggesting a terror threat to US-bound flights, say US media.
The newly restored shrine surrounding what is believed to be Jesus' tomb was unveiled at a ceremony in Jerusalem Wednesday following months of delicate work.
People with autism are three times as likely to die from an injury as the general population, said a study out Tuesday that pointed to troubling trends among people with the neurodevelopmental disorder.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ended his visit to Italy on Wednesday, with a pledge to send a strong anti-protectionism message at the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) summit.