Austria's new President-elect Alexander Van der Bellen has said he would seek to unite the deeply divided nation, after he narrowly beat his far-right rival Norbert Hofer in a knife-edge runoff.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plans to beef up the UN mediation in Yemen to overcome deep differences in peace talks, according to a letter obtained by AFP on Wednesday.
Eurozone finance ministers reached a vital deal with Greece after marathon talks today to unlock 10.3 billion euros (US$12 billion) in bailout cash and start debt relief for Athens as demanded by the IMF.
Christie’s auction house has been fined £3,250 (US$4,750) for selling a piece of elephant ivory without the correct documentation, London police said Tuesday.
Kurdish-Arab forces launched a major assault against the Islamic State group in Syria’s Raqa province Tuesday and Iraqi forces advanced on it in Fallujah, piling pressure on the jihadists in two strongholds.
Egyptian forensics officials collected DNA from relatives of EgyptAir MS804 victims Tuesday to help identify body parts retrieved from the Mediterranean, as investigators hunt for clues into the mysterious crash.
A-bomb survivors to attend Obama's Hiroshima memorial
The oceans are warming and coral reefs are dying, but octopuses, squids and cuttlefish appear to be thriving, with their numbers steadily rising over the past 60 years, researchers have said.
Around 2,000 migrants seeking to reach Europe were plucked to safety from unseaworthy boats in the Mediterranean in 15 operations off the coast of Libya on Monday, the Italian coastguard service said.
A new IMF report on Greece's financial situation said the country needs unconditional debt relief from European Union creditors over the long term to rebuild its financial strength.