Little clue has been given by Britain on how it plans to respond after Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday.
The IMF also praised the government, which is based in the southern port of Aden after being ousted from the capital Sanaa by the Iran- aligned Houthi movement, for already making some payments to workers and paying all pensions in areas of Yemen outside its own control. The United Nations has described the situation in Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian...
"I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative too," says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis.
"We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday.
Many Asian countries have made headlines for strict punishments for cannabis, but some are nevertheless softening their attitude.
Following Alexander Acosta's resignation as secretary of Labor, President Donald Trump now has at least 10 high-level acting officials leading agencies in his administration.
By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study.
The United Nations has issued a scathing critique of the human rights situation in Venezuela.
OPEC's secretary general reportedly said the "mobilization" against oil was beginning to "dictate policies and corporate decisions."
A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a three-year-old girl in a sting operation.
North Korea's mission to the United Nations has accused the U.S. of being "obsessed with sanctions" against Pyongyang.
"Persuading countries not to go nuclear is hard," ex-diplomat John Negroponte, said.
Some 4 million people have fled the South American country since 2015 amid an economic meltdown.
*U.S. votes in favor, Russia abstains, Iran signals issues. GENEVA, June 21- The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's# MeToo movement. The convention, which will be binding on governments that ratify it, was agreed by a wide margin on the final day of...
*U.S. votes in favour, Russia abstains, Iran signals issues. GENEVA, June 21- The U.N. agency overseeing international labour standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fuelled by the women's# MeToo movement. The convention, which will be binding on governments that ratify it, was agreed by a wide margin on the final day...
The South American country is facing international pressure to implement tougher measures to reverse a record boom in cocaine production.
More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago.
UNITED NATIONS, June 14- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman. The United States blamed Iran for the attacks on Thursday, a charge Tehran rejected. U.N. political affairs chief Rosemary...
The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond.