Mohammad Javad Zarif, the man tapped to be Iran’s next Foreign Minister, has been dealing with the U.S. for over two decades. Can he lead the push for rapprochement?
Andrew Harper doesn’t get much sleep. There just aren’t enough hours in the day. At 48, he’s devoted more than half of his life to aiding refugees, and years ago he turned his attention to Jordan, where he serves as a top …
Iran pushes ahead with the construction of a nuclear reactor, China unveils its first pilot carbon-trading program and rebels in the DRC have declared a ceasefire ahead of a visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
The U.N. signs the first treaty to regulate the global arms trade, Malaysia will have a general election later this month, and the world’s poorest countries said they will commit to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions
March is the deadliest month so far in Syria’s two-year conflict, Sudan orders the release of political prisoners, and Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party is planning to expand abroad
Many Brazilian supermarkets will avoid meat from cattle raised in the Amazon, Malaysia – not China – is Asia’s top investor in Africa and Italian Supreme Court judges ruled that Amanda Knox should stand retrial for the death of …
The U.N. will investigate whether Syria’s rebel forces used chemical weapons in a rocket attack, Brazilian lawmakers debate abortion reform, and Chad rebels threaten to restart rebellion against country’s government
Syria’s refugee crisis worsens, the Thai government agrees to hold peace talks with southern Muslim rebels and Shell Oil pauses drilling in Arctic seas
African officials and the U.N. announce a new “framework” to tackle instability in the Congo, South Korea’s first-female president is sworn in and Britain’s most senior Roman Catholic has resigned
China’s polluted waters is drawing attention from environmentalists and investors, the U.N. will not compensate Haiti cholera victims and Japanese Prime Minister visits the U.S.
Ten years ago today, the world saw what was by some accounts the largest single coordinated protest in history. But why was the antiwar movement ignored?
China appoints a new governor for Tibet, former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is in exile but wields influence from afar and Israel boycotts the U.N. Human Rights Council review