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UN: Dozens presumed dead after boat capsizes off Libya coast
According to survivors, 20 women and two children were among those who drowned when their boat capsized, IOM says.
Afghan Civilian Casualties Soar as U.S. Exits, Monitors Say
Detentions and summary executions of those accused of colluding with the Kabul government were also reported, with the Taliban found to be largely responsible.
Plans of four G20 states are threat to global climate pledge, warn scientists
A key group of leading G20 nations is committed to climate targets that would lead to disastrous global warming, scientists have warned.
One by One, African Countries Dismantle Colonial-Era Death Penalty Laws
Sierra Leone appeared set to become the 23rd African country to abolish capital punishment.
Climate Disaster Looks Like Thousands of Boiled-Alive Mussels on a Beach in Vancouver
Tens of thousands of dead mussels lay along the coastline in Vancouver, British Columbia, boiled alive by the extreme heat wave that swept across the Pacific Northwest late last month.
France to escalate Cyprus issue to UN in row over ghost town
France has voiced its support for Cyprus on Wednesday after the announcement that Turkish Cyprus would reopen part of a ghost town on the Mediterranean for resettlement, which had been considered a "red line" by Greek Cyprus.
Government to slash red tape for trade with developing countries
Developing countries will face fewer barriers when they trade with Britain if the Department for International Trade presses ahead with proposed changes.
Core Group signals support for Haiti's designated PM
A key group of international diplomats on Saturday signaled support for Haiti's designated prime minister in the first such statement of its kind following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse - a move that surprised many because it does not mention the interim prime minister who has actually been running the country.
President Bashar al-Assad sworn in for 4th term in war-hit Syria
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in after elections in May, described by the opposition as illegitimate and a sham.
First vaccinations given in Haiti since start of pandemic
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Health care workers and senior citizens were the first people vaccinated on Friday in Haiti as part of a test run after the country recently received 500,000 doses from the United Nations.