Burma’s de facto leader cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the country.
Attack in Libya
Amabassador’s death may lead to reevalutation of U.S. policy in Mideast
An attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that left the U.S. ambassador to Libya, John Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans dead, put Libya back in the news. The attacks — apparently prompted by outrage over an amateur, anti-Muslim film made in the United States — are likely to prompt a rethinking of U.S. policy toward Libya, where the United States supported an Arab Spring revolution and was instrumental in providing financial and diplomatic support for its newly-democratic government.
It was the first Category 5 hurricane to hit the Caribbean nation in recorded history.
As Trump enters the fray, it's hard to see where progress can be made on a number of urgent problems.
Slavery tends to be a hidden practice, but a new estimate hopes to change that.
Poland’s justice minister on Tuesday called on the parents of a newborn infant to come forward after they fled a hospital with their baby because they objected to medical procedures.
The Russian military says its warships have test-fired cruise missiles in an exercise that comes along with weeklong war games held by Russia and Belarus.
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Hundreds of motorists were stuck for hours on one of Britain’s main highways after it was closed Tuesday due to a “suspicious object.”
Banks, insurers and other financial companies led U.S. stocks slightly higher in morning trading Tuesday, adding to modest gains from the day before. Technology stocks also helped lift the market, while health care companies lagged the most. Crude oil prices headed lower, giving up early gains.
President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.