Bits of plastic have been detected in the faeces of people in Europe, Russia and Japan, according to research claiming to show for the first time the widespread presence of plastics in the human food chain.
When a powerful surge of mud started to sweep through the tidy streets of Yanohigashi, many of its residents were totally caught off guard.
Changes in temperature and rainfall will impact almost half of South Asia in the coming decades, reducing economic growth in one of the world's poorest regions, the World Bank said.
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today visited West Mosul, an urban area held captive by ISIS for three years until its liberation last summer. After walking among the bombed-out buildings that line its quiet streets and meeting with some of the first families to return, she urged the world not to forget the agonies they have endured – and not to ignore the new struggles they now face.
These days, the Afghan people cannot hide their joy when they see government soldiers appear beside Taliban militants in the streets of the capital city of Kabul. An indefinite ceasefire has sparked great hopes of lasting peace for the war-torn South Asian nation.
Kim Jong Un invited Donald Trump to visit North Korea during their historic summit and the U.S. President accepted, Pyongyang state media reported on Wednesday (June 13th), calling it the start of a "radical switchover".
South Koreans around the world will be closely watching events in Singapore next week to see if the United States-North Korea summit on June 12th will be a success.
The potential success of the upcoming United States-North Korea summit in Singapore is a “precious opportunity” for peace and prosperity in the world, South Korea Defence Minister Song Young-moo said on Saturday (June 2nd).
Shading my eyes from the bright sun, I stared into the bomb crater amid the verdant rice paddies. While it had been nearly 50 years since the last American planes riddled the countryside near Danang in central Vietnam, craters still pockmark the land.
Despite warnings about the negative impact from the upstream dams in the Mekong, China appears to be trying to rewrite "rules of the game" on this arterial route.
People in Asia hope President Trump brings good things during his trip to the region.
Britain and the EU are stuck in a "disturbing" deadlock over the Brexit divorce bill, though a breakthrough remains possible in the next two months, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday (October 12th).
Timor-Leste and Australia chart the way through conciliation in a first under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
On the occasion of the National Day of the Kingdom of Morocco on July 30, let us catch a glimpse of the growth of Morocco nowadays, in an article written by Azzeddine Farhane, Ambassador of His Majesty The King of Morocco to Vietnam.
Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry speak out about coping with grief and loss after the death of their mother 20 years ago
Qatar must "change their policies" and stop supporting "extremist groups", the Saudi foreign minister said on Tuesday (Jun 6) in Paris, a day after his nation and its allies cut off ties with the Gulf state.
Scotland's Parliament voted on Tuesday (Mar. 28th) to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second independence referendum.