US senators urge State Dept to confront Bahrain’s ‘repression’
Since a 2011 uprising, the Gulf country has arrested thousands of protesters and reportedly tortured prisoners.
Abbas at UNGA says Israeli ‘apartheid’ could lead to one state
Leaders of Germany, Nigeria, Pakistan and Japan among speakers as annual gathering continues.
‘Simply untrue’: IMF’s Georgieva pushes back on World Bank probe
The report puts Georgieva at risk of having her authority undermined weeks before a meeting of global finance chiefs.
Chad’s military ruler appoints transitional parliament
So-called National Transitional Council ‘will act as national assembly of transition’ ahead of polls, statement says.
Who will speak for Afghanistan at the United Nations?
The Taliban wants to represent Afghanistan at the UN, but so does its current accredited ambassador.
US House passes bill to secure abortion rights for women
Legislative drive to codify precedent of Roe v Wade gains momentum in Congress but still faces Republican opposition.
Ex-Catalonia regional chief Puigdemont released from Italian jail
Judge on Sardinia rules Carles Puigdemont can go free ahead of an October 4 hearing on Spain extradition.