Without a new admissions quota, the US refugee resettlement programme will not be able to take in new refugees.
Comey says probe was ‘necessary’ as Republicans in the US Senate seek to blame him for FBI missteps.
Quino was among the most-translated Argentine authors, receiving honours and awards for his work across the globe.
US airlines have been pleading for a second $25bn bailout that would protect jobs for another six months.
Attempted murder charges filed in connection with the ‘ambush’ of two sheriff’s deputies as they sat in a squad car.
UN biodiversity summit told ‘time is running out’ for humanity to stop destroying the planet.
Wednesday’s actions aim to cut off revenues to al-Assad’s government and force it back to the negotiating table.
Trump spread the most misinformation on Tuesday, while Biden also made several misleading claims.
Judge grants two-day delay to release of grand jury proceedings in case that has sparked protests across the US.
Boeing hopes to win approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration after crashes grounded the 737 MAX.
After finally reaching a deal to hold elections, Hamas and Fatah raise hopes they can unite after years of animosity.
Revised figures are only slightly less awful than previous estimates and the US economy will likely shrink in 2020.
Kabuga is accused of genocide and crimes against humanity for equipping fighters that killed over 800,000 ethnic Tutsis.
An unruly presidential debate gave little comfort to an American public reeling from a pandemic and economic woes.
Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah sworn in to receive the body of his half-brother Sheikh Sabah, who died on Tuesday.
UN mission says Egypt talks addressed confidence-building measures and security arrangements.
IAEA says it gained access to the second site in Iran where nuclear activity may have taken place in the early 2000s.
The court acquits all 32 accused including senior BJP leaders in the 28-year-old case for lack of evidence.
Amid Nagorno-Karabakh clash, Rouhani’s chief of staff tells Azeri official Tehran still respects territorial integrity.
Trump set a low bar for Biden in their first debate, after months of calling him ‘Sleepy Joe’.
In an anti-colonial protest, activists tried to remove a 19th-century Chadian funeral staff from a Paris museum.
PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi had pledged to address the protesters’ demands, but to date, little has been achieved.
Trump is hoping to surprise again in Michigan, the traditionally Democratic state he won in 2016.
US tennis star’s bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title cut short in Paris with an injured Achilles’ heel.
Interruptions, personal attacks dominate televised US election debate between presidential rivals.
The fallout from coronavirus hit oil and non-oil sectors, and austerity measures could weigh on economic recovery.
As the African state prepares to celebrate independence day on October 1, citizens express concern over issues it faces.
From good ventilation to redesigning spaces, here are ways to help reduce the risk of transmission in closed settings.
New UK-based event founded in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing seeks to celebrate often marginalised community.
Kuwaiti leader was the primary mediator in the Qatar-GCC crisis and a widely respected voice in the region.
Sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko are the first to be implemented by major Western powers over the crisis in Belarus.
In June next year, the UN General Assembly will elect five member states to serve on the council.
The 18-metre robot is the centrepiece of the Gundam Factory Yokohama, which is set to open in December.
Critics say law aimed at silencing demonstrations over Netanyahu’s alleged corruption and his handling of the pandemic.
North Korea is struggling under international sanctions imposed for its nuclear and ballistic missiles programmes.
The US-based nonprofit, DAWN, aims to document and address rights violations in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt.
Oil firm joins competitors such as BP and Chevron in cutting jobs as they struggle with falling fossil fuel demand.
Manufacturing data from China and Japan show growing demand for exports, but jobs remain under pressure.
Fewer visits to relatives planned as authorities urge people to avoid travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
India’s infections are 10 times the official figure, the country’s lead pandemic agency says, citing a nationwide study.
Communities, which are on front lines of land disputes, say they have been left out of mapping project.
Authors of new report call for radical change to economy, recognition of unpaid care work, usually done by women.
Women face pay and promotion disparities as well as obstacles in accessing information, technology and finance.
US President Donald Trump dodges and deflects when asked whether he is willing to condemn white supremacists.
US secretary of state’s East Asia visit is expected to focus heavily on China and North Korea.
German far-right AfD party sacks Christian Lueth amid reports he made shocking claim in undercover documentary.
Report warns exposure to toxic chemicals in everyday consumer goods could result in cancers, damage to immune system.
Disney’s parks unit head describes move as ‘heartbreaking’, blames coronavirus and California regulations.
Stocks finish in the red as investors hold off on big bets ahead of Tuesday’s US presidential debate.
Can Trump take credit for the economy’s pre-COVID-19 strength? And did his policies really lift all Americans?
The US State Department condemned the attack and stressed on the threat posed by Iran-backed forces in the country.
Protests erupted across the US after a grand jury decided not to charge police officers for killing Taylor.
Alexander Gintsburg says ‘people dying just like during war’ amid coronavirus pandemic as he backs speedy rollout.
Sheikh Sabah spent decades building bridges between rowing neighbours. His talents will be missed.
Dozens of wildfires continue to burn in US West Coast state, including the powerful Glass Fire north of San Francisco.
The 19-year-old victim was gang raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras town.
Brazilian stocks and currency fell, while interest rates futures rose as investors viewed it as an accounting gimmick.
Two lawsuits filed in US state of Florida allege defence company mishandled disposal of hazardous waste materials.
Known as a peacemaker, Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has died.
The Trump Organization shielded profits using a souped-up version of the formula used by the landlord class for decades.
Troops brought together at joint training sites across South Sudan were leaving due to a lack of food, UNMISS said.
After coronavirus emerged in a market in Wuhan, China, it has affected every single part of the planet.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission imposed its biggest monetary penalty ever on the New York-based lender.
Consumer confidence spurs consumer spending – the engine of the US economy.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement comes as elementary schools reopened for in-person classes in the city.
Amy Cohen Barrett has widely reported ties with a secretive Catholic religious group outside mainstream Catholicism.