Yannick Glemarec, assistant secretary-general at UN Women, explains how greater gender diversity in the workforce leads to more productivity, peace and security.
Opium production in Afghanistan has increased 43 percent in the past year.
Big, well-funded development efforts are under way in Eurasia and Asia, making it a great hunting ground knowledgeable EM investors.
Russia said all participants in talks had agreed Syrians should decide their own future, after the meeting ended without a breakthrough.
A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer was targeted in a failed attack from territory in Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels.
The U.S. and S.Korea are "destined for a proper counter-attack" for their THAAD defense system deal, the Communist Party's mouthpiece says.
Helen Clark, administrator of the UN development programme, explains why she is most experienced for the role of Secretary General.
China said it opposed any country using its own laws for "long-arm jurisdiction," after the U.S. sanctioned a Chinese company.
The U.S. plans to speed up deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea, given the pace of North Korea's missile tests.
Filipino fishermen have complained of harassment by Chinese government boats in the Scarborough Shoal.
The U.S. accused Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development under regulations targeting proliferators of weapons of mass destruction.
Japan's aggressive monetary easing is reminiscent of Einstein's quip about doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
China has been drawn into the conflict given its major strategic interests in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province, the SCMP reports.
U.N. Creative Director Gabo Arora wants to make people feel and see pressing humanitarian issues through virtual reality storytelling.
Sustainable Energy for All's Rachel Kyte says the Paris climate agreement had taken a bottom-up approach with each country proposing their own plans.
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif accused nuclear-armed rival India on Wednesday of putting unacceptable conditions on dialogue with Pakistan.
Airbus became the first airplane manufacturer to get U.S. government permission to sell aircraft to Iran after last year's nuclear accord.
Steve Kaufer, TripAdvisor CEO, talks about getting involved in aiding the global refugee crisis.
Steve Kaufer, TripAdvisor CEO, and David Miliband, International Rescue Committee, talk about the need to raise funds to help displaced people around the globe. If we don't address the problem it is going to get worse, says Miliband.
President Obama strongly defended a globalized, interconnected world in his final speech at the United Nations on Tuesday, NBC News reports.