A batch of announcements were made at the Global Climate Action Summit by a cross section of industries and countries to take the efforts of battling climate change to a higher level.
Dozens of suspected gas explosions and fires hit across three communities north of Boston, the U.S. state of Massachusetts, on Thursday, prompting numerous evacuations of neighborhoods, state police said.
A baby elephant with its trunk missing has been spotted at the Kruger National Park in South Africa, causing people to worry for its safety.
The Egyptian-U.S. joint military exercise known as "the Bright Star" kicked off on Saturday at a military base in Egypt's seaside province of Alexandria, the Egyptian state TV reported.
George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign aide, was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for lying to federal investigators during the Russia probe.
Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was in grave condition after being hospitalized for stab wound, local media reported on Thursday.
The Philippines moved the BRP Gregorio del Pilar from the Banyue Shoal early on Tuesday morning, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, adding that China hasn't found any environmental damage, such as an oil spill.
South Korea's unification ministry in charge of inter-Korean affairs said Monday that Seoul was in talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on the opening date of the joint liaison office to increase communications between the two sides.
The Dutch authorities announced on Saturday that terrorist threat level in the country remains "substantial", level 4 on a scale of 5, after it was confirmed that the attacker who stabbed two people on Friday at Amsterdam's Central Station had a terrorist motive.
In the earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale in western Iran on early hours of Sunday, at least three people were killed and 243 others were injured, semi-official Mehr news agency reported.
U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo on Thursday named Stephen Biegun to be the new special envoy for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
A proposal for a road-rail tunnel across Qiongzhou Strait linking Guangdong and Hainan provinces has been submitted to China's top economic planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission, for approval after 20 years of research, reports China Ocean News.
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Sunday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will leave for a trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for the fourth visit since he assumed the current office.
The Nobel Foundation wants the Swedish Academy to hand over the responsibility for awarding the Nobel literature prize to a new committee.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual donation to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome on Monday said Chinese investment plays an indispensable role in the East African country's industrialization drive.
American researchers are employing novel machine-learning techniques to improve the quality of life for patients by reducing toxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy dosing for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer.
The world could enter an irreversible "hothouse climate" if the global average temperature increases by 1 degree Celsius, a study has found.
A 12-year-old Chinese tourist has been found safe in New York a day after her tour group reported her missing from a Washington-area airport.