The number of people who died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year already surpassed the total for 2015. And there are still two months left in 2016.
Gambia’s information minister announced on television late Tuesday that the country is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Sheriff Bojang accused the court of a bias against African countries and leaders.
Venezuela’s opposition-led National Assembly in a rowdy session on Sunday pressed to put Nicolas Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorities nixed a recall referendum against the unpopular leftist president.
South Africa announced on Thursday it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC). It came days after Burundi’s president signed a bill to also leave the court. Years of threats to leave and attempts to organize the African Union behind a mass departure finally led two countries to take action.
The United Nations is urging Colombia’s government and FARC rebels to quickly reach a new peace deal, which women’s rights advocates are hoping will include a more progressive consideration of gender.
The death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has shrouded the “Land of Smiles” in grief and anxiety over its political future.
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a group of U.S. senators wants to know whether the government is willing to blame the U.N. for cholera in Haiti.
Bombings have devastated Aleppo. Rebels are the targets, but oftentimes it is Syrian civilians who bear the brunt of the attacks – losing their homes and family members in an instant.
The rest of the world may be horrified by the deadly drug war and colorful words of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, but his constituents think he’s doing an “excellent” job, according to the latest surveys.
By Stine Jacobsen and Helen Murphy OSLO/BOGOTA (Reuters) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize…