The president, speaking at the General Assembly, doubled down on his “America First” foreign policy. He did have a few kind words for North Korea.
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Leaders from around the world have gathered in New York to deal with a host of nettlesome issues, ranging from Iran’s nuclear program to North Korea to wars in the Middle East.
The cancellation, along with recalling a senior admiral who was in the United States for a conference, came in response to sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.
The San Marco convent, central to the legacies of Fra Angelico and Savonarola, is closing, a victim of the Roman Catholic Church’s dwindling clergy ranks.
Engineers and archaeologists working together to save an ancient riverside temple in Egypt have discovered rare treasures, including a sphinx.
Two female contestants walked off the set together, causing a global stir online. But in Vietnam, a bastion for gay rights, there was barely a shrug.
Violence, suicide attempts and mental trauma are common in the Moria camp and could boil over, the groups say, even as other countries harden their stands on migrants.
Senator Antonio Trillanes, a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, had been holed up in his office since the president ordered his arrest weeks ago.
The government moved against José Filomeno dos Santos, son of José Eduardo dos Santos and former head of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund.
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The Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference said the church had failed to take the abuse of children at the hands of clergy members seriously enough.
A media group published details from a Swiss police letter recommending that the Russian oligarch not be allowed to settle in an Alpine village.
A look at the global organization as representatives of the 193 member countries gather for the 73rd annual session of the General Assembly.
Stefan Lofven’s defeat came after an election that stripped him of his majority and left the country with a hung Parliament.
The popular Chinese restaurant chain — which woos its customers with shoe-shining services, board games and other distractions — plans to raise $1 billion.
An anarchist attempted to kill an army marshal and former prime minister of Spain with two bombs. The explosion killed a policeman and passer-by instead.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said Monday he would consider new talks with Washington only if President Trump reversed himself and honored the 2015 nuclear accord.
After the Ethiopian government was accused of failing to respond aggressively to ethnic violence, it arrested thousands of people and sent them to military camps.
Women are organizing a social media campaign and street protests to voice anger at Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right candidate known for sexist comments.
Blaming Israel for the loss of a Russian plane in Syria, Russia will modernize Syria’s missile arsenal. The move could complicate the air war in Syria.
As the leaders of the 193 members of the United Nations converge in New York for their annual meeting, attention is on the unpredictable behavior of President Trump.
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Mr. Trump, making his second appearance at the United Nations General Assembly as president, has made clear that the United States is going it alone.
Francis praised Latvia’s ability to overcome past horrors of war and repression to emerge as one of the region’s cultural and political lights.
As the country prepares for a presidential election, violence is surging in a battle that has claimed an estimated 400 lives and displaced thousands.
The approach has allowed Moscow to keep Mr. Navalny out of sight for important events while escaping criticism for harsh treatment that might make him a martyr.
Shimon Attie’s latest art installation is a barge that shows a silent film, timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly.
Authorities keep arresting people said to be bosses of wildlife trafficking, but that isn’t making a dent in the problem.
The party wants to nationalize railroads and utilities and force large firms to give up to 10 percent of their shares to employees and put workers on their boards.
With a new genetic tool, scientists move a step closer to eradicating mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry.
Companies are reconsidering where to put their factories as the trade war mounts, but few places can match China’s convenience and reliability.
After an attack that killed 25 people, including 12 members of the elite unit, Iran promises to strike back against the United States and its gulf allies.
The moves to assert control over Catholic and Protestant churches reflect a broader effort to establish control over society under President Xi Jinping.
In the 1960s, Dr. Kao outlined the potential capacity of fiber optic cables for storing information, laying the technical groundwork for modern communications.
While much attention has focused on Puerto Rico’s slow recovery from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, other islands have also struggled. The British Virgin Islands were among the worst hit.
Official results give a decisive victory to the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who promised to restore democratic freedoms and warmer ties with India.
The small party, with a handful of members and no elected lawmakers, had attracted government scrutiny for its call for Hong Kong independence from China.
President Emmanuel Macron’s fall may hold broader dangers at a time when he has set himself up as the opponent to the forces of nativism tearing at the European Union.
Favorable regulations and an influx of venture capital have made London a testing ground for banks without physical branches.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition resolved a standoff over the intelligence chief, who was accused of being too sympathetic to the far right.
The pontiff marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania’s Jewish community that was nearly wiped out during World War II. He also paid his respects to Lithuanians deported to Siberian gulags.
As the acrimony intensifies, Beijing’s immediate worry is how the Chinese public will handle the trade war and what impact it might have on domestic stability.
Parents of first-year college students in China live in tents on campus to make goodbyes easier. Critics say they are pampering a generation of only children.
The leader of the British opposition party hopes that the Brexit crisis will prompt a general election. But many Labour supporters want another referendum, and he says he will listen.
President Hassan Rouhani said that a Persian Gulf country allied with the United States was behind the strike against a military parade, that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70 others.
Local news organizations said Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had won decisively, but Abdulla Yameen, the autocratic president, had yet to concede.
Multibillion-dollar projects will speed connections between the former British colony and mainland China. Some think they have more to do with politics than economic concerns.
It was the latest challenge to the health and safety of thousands of refugees living in squalor on the island of Lesbos.