Palestine on Tuesday took over the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China from Egypt at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Evacuation orders to residents living in areas scorched by the wildfire last year in Southern California, such as Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Riverside, were issued on Tuesday to avoid casualties from potential mudslide.
The largest religious gathering anywhere on earth gets under way Tuesday, with tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims congregating in India to bathe in sacred rivers for the Kumbh Mela.
"Flip-Flopi", the world's first ship made of plastic, will usher in its maiden sail by the end of January. It will depart from Lamu Island in Kenya and arrive at Zanzibar Island in Tanzania after sailing for 500 kilometers.
American and Dutch scientists found that yearly ice mass loss in Antarctica increased sixfold in the past 40 years.
The mayor of northern Polish city of Gdansk, Pawel Adamowicz, was stabbed by a man while he was on stage of a charity event held in the Baltic city of Gdansk on Sunday evening, local media reported.
A new approach combing Western psychiatric care with traditional Chinese medicine is expected to treat depression in U.S. San Francisco Bay Area.
As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday, members of Congress had left town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Saturday the formation of an Arab force and alliance capable of encountering regional challenges, Al Arabiya TV reported.
The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history when the clock ticked past midnight into early Saturday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.
A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour's drive away.
Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to interim results proclaimed early Thursday morning by the electoral commission.
The Chinese Ambassador to the United States says the China-U.S. relationship has been a shared success story over the past four decades, while cooperation is the only right option for future development of bilateral ties.
Several foreign consulates in Melbourne were evacuated Wednesday as Australian officials noted they were responding to multiple "hazardous material" events in the city.
Washington's governor and New York City's mayor unveiled major initiatives to expand health insurance coverage Tuesday, the latest moves by key Democratic leaders to address Trump administration health policies they say are keeping people from getting the care they need.
More than 100 young Chinese Americans have charmed fans of traditional Chinese folk dances and costumes in a grand New Year celebration performance.
The White House said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday, as the partisan fight over his demand for funding a border wall has left the federal government partially shut down for more than two weeks.