At the UNGA debate session in New York, Turkey's president is expected to raise the country's refugee issue, as well as Syria's war, in search of a common agenda leading to a solution.
The move puts in question the future of the retail giant's 1,600 outlets and 64,000 employees. It comes ahead of the peak holiday shopping season, which traditionally generates much of the annual revenue of a company like Toys ‘R’ Us.
The United Nations was launched after WWII in a bid to build a better world. But its General Assembly is often criticised as a venue where discussion rarely bears fruit. What can we expect from the 72nd meeting of the body this week?
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis announces most of the soldiers and military staff are already on their way to the war-torn country. The move follows a shift in US policy that previously looked to withdraw forces.
The now Category 5 storm pummels the tiny island nation of Dominica en route to the US Virgin Islands and possibly Puerto Rico.
The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 allows for increased spending on new F-35 fighter jets, ships and M1 Abrams tanks, raises military pay by 2.1 percent and authorises nearly $5 billion for Afghanistan security forces.
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