More than 100 government delegates and development experts are exploring ways to design integrated national financing frameworks for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia-Pacific during a meeting.
Belgium's political leaders looked Thursday to a new round of talks aimed at resolving differences that have blocked a landmark EU-Canada free trade deal.
Greece's top administrative court on Wednesday dealt a heavy blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras by blocking his flagship reforms of the murky private television sector.
The United States on Wednesday abstained for the first time in 25 years from a vote at the United Nations calling for an end to the US embargo against Cuba.
Nearly three-fifths of all animals with a backbone -- fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals -- have been wiped out since 1970 by human appetites and activity, according to a grim study released on Thursday.
Two strong earthquakes rocked central Italy on Wednesday, toppling buildings and injuring dozens of people according to initial reports, two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Tuesday threatened to veto the EU's budget over a lack of solidarity from European neighbours as it struggles with a huge influx of migrants.
White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump staged dueling rallies on Tuesday in crucial battleground Florida, with the Republican billionaire zeroing in on the Obamacare health overhaul as a job-killing, wallet-busting "monster."
Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul Tuesday as coalition defence chiefs gathered in Paris agreed to also take on the jihadists' Syrian bastion of Raqa.
Spain's king on Tuesday tasked Mariano Rajoy with forming a new government, taking the acting conservative prime minister a step closer to power again after a 10-month political deadlock.