(LONDON) -- The wife of the president of Iran defended a law passed this week designed to impose harsher sentences on women who do not wear hijabs in public, comparing the rules to "dress codes everywhere" in an interview with ABC's "This Week."You can... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Three South African Navy personnel have been pronounced dead, and one senior officer remains in critical condition, following a deadly incident at sea off the coast of Cape Town, the South African Department of Defence has announced.Crew from the South African Navy... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Russia has continued a nearly 19-month-long invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Recently, though, the Ukrainians have gone on a counteroffensive, fighting to reclaim occupied territory.Here's how the news is developing. All times Eastern:Sep 21, 6:16 AM EDT Ukraine claims large-scale strikes on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- UN Secretary-General António Guterres delivered another speech critical of the failure to make progress on climate action. In the opening remarks for his Climate Ambition Summit, he said "humanity has opened the gates of hell" warning we are heading toward a "dangerous... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Volodymyr Zelenskyy avoided a potential face-off with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the Ukrainian president's first in-person appearance before the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.Speaking via a translator, Zelenskyy called for Russia to be stripped of its veto power --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After over five years as the prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern surprised the world in January when she announced that she would step down and not seek reelection, saying, "It's time."Ardern said at the time that she no longer... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Azerbaijan has announced it is suspending its military offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh, after ethnic Armenian authorities in the disputed enclave agreed to lay down their arms in an apparent capitulation.Nagorno-Karabakh's Armenian-led government on Wednesday morning said they had agreed to a ceasefire after... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An asteroid NASA's been tracking for nearly 25 years could impact Earth in the future, a new report reveals.First discovered in 1999, Bennu, the near-Earth asteroid, could possibly drift into the planet's orbit and could hit the planet by September 2182,... Read More.
(LONDON) -- When she hopped on a taxi in Tehran this past summer, Raha was not wearing a headscarf.Her open challenge to the mandatory hijab rule in place in Iran for the last 40 years did not go unnoticed. She said her male taxi... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The Wall Street Journal reporter detained in Russia appeared on Tuesday in Moscow City Court to appeal an August decision to extend his pre-trial detention, but was turned away without a ruling.Evan Gershkovich, a Moscow correspondent with the paper, has been detained... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Climate change was one of the main factors that led to the catastrophic flooding in Libya, according to a new report.World Weather Attribution (WWA), a collaboration of scientists from all over the globe, released a new report on Tuesday saying that human-caused... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United Nations has revised its death toll from disastrous floods in eastern Libya after conflicting information from different government officials and aid agencies -- a sign of the chaotic response on the ground in a divided country.As of Monday evening,... Read More.