The spectacular appointment as environment minister of the telegenic Shinjiro Koizumi, the 38-year-old son of much-loved former PM Junichiro Koizumi, set tongues wagging in Tokyo political classes as the Abe era draws to a close.
Why are Muslim countries in the Gulf silent over the crackdown and abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir?
As early as 1948, the legal advisor to the British Foreign Office questioned the validity of New Delhi's Kashmir treaty and argued that Kashmir's temporary accession to India would not settle the status of the disputed region.
Despite committing grave violations, certain countries responsible for war crimes against children have been omitted from the UN Secretary-General’s new ‘list of shame’ report, Human Rights Watch says.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the Aspen Institute's annual security forum in the United States, said he was concerned at Turkey's expulsion from the F-35 programme.
Covering 109 countries, Interpol's Operation Thunderball seized some 23 primates, 30 big cats, more than 4,300 birds, nearly 1,500 live reptiles and close to 10,000 turtles and tortoises.
The UN Security Council also called on the warring parties in Libya's capital Tripoli to rapidly return to UN-mediated political talks.
Virginia Gamba, a UN representative on children in armed conflicts, signed an agreement with YPG's Mazloum Abdi to end child soldier recruitment. Turkey's foreign ministry said negotiating with a group with blood on its hands is unacceptable.
The death toll from the attack has risen to at least 53. A UN humanitarian report said there were two air strikes, not one as reported earlier, and that guards shot at migrants who were trying to run for their lives.
Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister, said progress was made at talks in Vienna aimed at saving the nuclear deal but probably not enough to convince Tehran to change its decision to go over the deal's core atomic restrictions one by one.
The latest territorial loss has put militia leader Khalifa Haftar in a weak position, and it is the right time for the international community to bring him to the negotiating table to help end the power struggle in Libya.
For the next five years, Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejcinovic Buric is to become secretary general of the Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly.
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