All life on earth will eventually be affected as an increasingly warm and acidic ocean produces less oxygen, The Ocean Foundation President Mark J Spalding points out.
North Korea will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its atomic test site, it said on Saturday (April 21st) in a move immediately welcomed by U.S. President Donald Trump.
With the 200th anniversary of the founding of modern Singapore coming up in 2019, Singapore and the United Kingdom will commemorate the bicentennial with a “new and substantive partnership”.
Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected on April 19th as Cuba's new president, as the successor of Raul Castro, who concluded two consecutive five-year terms in office.
From a 93-year-old former intelligence agent to a 28-year-old economist working as a maintenance man, Cubans of every generation are watching this week as Raul Castro leaves the presidency as part of a broader handoff to a group of younger leaders.
U.S. President Donald Trump voiced hope Wednesday (April 17th) that North and South Korea, technically still at war, can pave the way to a lasting peace at a series of upcoming summits.
Cuba's National Candidature Commission on April 18th nominated First Vice President of the Council of State Miguel Diaz-Canel to succeed Raul Castro as president.
President Donald Trump confirmed direct contacts between the United States and North Korea, and gave his blessing to talks aimed at formally ending the Korean war in a series of diplomatic revelations on Tuesday (April 17th).
Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush has passed away at the age of 92, a statement from the office of her now widower George H W Bush on Tuesday (April 17th) confirmed.
International inspectors launched their investigation on Sunday (April 15th) into an alleged chemical attack near Damascus that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes against Syria's regime.
An official source at the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said on April 14th that Syria condemns with the strongest terms the tripartite U.S., British and French aggression on Syria as being a flagrant violation of the international law and the principals of U.N. charter, according to SANA.
Most of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group sailed home to North Island and San Diego on Thursday after a historic mission.
The world's chemical arms watchdog on Thursday (April 12th) confirmed Britain's findings on the identity of a nerve agent used on a former Russian spy, which London has said involved the Soviet-made Novichok.
Senior Chinese diplomat Song Tao will lead a Chinese art troupe to North Korea, Chinese state media said on Wednesday (April 11th), in a further sign of improving ties after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visited Beijing last month.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un discussed talks with the U.S. at a party meeting, state media reported on Tuesday (April 10th), in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a third straight term in power in Sunday elections after his anti-immigration campaign message secured a strong majority for his party in parliament, granting him two-thirds of seats based on preliminary results.
Loud explosions were heard near the T-4 airfield in the Syrian city of Homs in the early hours of Monday (April 9th), Syrian state media reported.