Russia's reaction to comedian Volodymyr Zelensky's poll win in Ukraine has been mixed, with the Kremlin refusing to congratulate him but others seeing an opportunity to improve ties.
Bolivian President Evo Morales lauded Ernesto "Che" Guevara on Monday (October 9th) as he led commemorations 50 years to the day since the Cuban revolutionary leader was killed by CIA-trained Bolivian troops.
Tens of thousands of Cubans turned out on Sunday (October 8th) to pay tribute to Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, on the 50th anniversary of his death.
A tropical storm sliding north along Central America on Thursday (October 5th) has unleashed heavy rains that have killed at least eight people in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane headed for the United States.
France has decided to set 2022 as a deadline to phase out the use of glyphosate, the controversial active ingredient in one of the world’s most widely used weedkillers, the Government said on September 25th.
A half-century after his death, Ernesto "Che" Guevara will be remembered in ceremonies next week in Cuba and in Bolivia, whose CIA-trained troops sent shockwaves around the world when they executed the Cold War revolutionary icon in 1967.
Nearly 135,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have left their homes and taken shelter in makeshift evacuation centers after warnings the Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time, officials said late on Thursday.
(VNF) - According to new estimates from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), more than 617 million children and adolescents are not achieving minimum proficiency levels (MPLs) in reading and mathematics.
Timor-Leste and Australia chart the way through conciliation in a first under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, disaster officials said Monday (Sep 25).
Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's election on Sunday (September 24th), but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard right AfD, the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II.
President Donald Trump gave his first speech to UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Here is the speech in full, as prepared for delivery.
At least 138 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico on Tuesday (September 19th), toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has passed away aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday (September 19th).
Maria became a hurricane on Sunday (September 17th) as it barrelled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometres per hour winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.
Madam Halimah Yacob was declared the President-elect on Wednesday (Sep 13) after her nomination papers were found to be in order.
It's a typical late summer weekend in New York's Times Square, and tourists from around the world are snapping pictures beneath the commercial hub's iconic neon billboards -watched closely by a heavy contingent of police.