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In face of U.S. opposition, U.N. renews agency helping Palestinian refugees

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday overwhelmingly renewed the mandate for a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees for another…

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'Why is the road broken?' Sightless Hong Kongers live city of protest by sound

In Hong Kong, when the tempo of traffic-light signals accelerates to about 800 ticks a minute, visually impaired residents know…

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Poland sees limited room for Russia diplomacy, despite Macron overtures

Poland sees limited room for diplomacy and dialogue with Russia, a senior Polish official said, despite attempts by French President…

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Chile must prosecute police, army for violence against protesters: U.N.

Chilean police and soldiers used excessive or unnecessary force to quell recent demonstrations, committing serious human rights violations including unlawful…

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Factbox: How the mighty fell – biggest upsets in the UK election

The British election threw up some shock results on Friday, including the ousting of the pro-European Liberal Democrat leader and…

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Brexit now inevitable, but we should keep ties close: Merkel ally

Boris Johnson’s victory in the British parliamentary elections meant that the country’s departure from the European Union was now inevitable,…

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U.S. envoy to visit Seoul as deadline looms for stalled North Korea talks

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will arrive in South Korea on Sunday ahead of a year-end deadline set…

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Britain needs Brexit parliament vote soon, EU's Michel says

The European Union hopes for a quick British parliament vote on Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc and clarity on London’s…

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Thai opposition leader asks supporters to mobilize in Bangkok on Saturday

Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called on supporters to mobilize in Bangkok on Saturday, days after the national election…

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Johnson wins 'huge' mandate for swift Brexit in UK election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of…

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