If current trends continue, 22 percent of people in the world will be obese by 2045, up from 14 percent last year, according to research presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Vienna.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also says that the Middle East has to be cleansed of all nuclear weapons, in an apparent reference to Israel which is believed to be the only nation in the region to possess them.
Paraguay becomes the second country after Guatemala to follow the United States in relocating its embassy to Jerusalem a week ago, drawing Palestinian anger.
China launches a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.
Donald Trump said he will "demand" the Justice Department to open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second six-year term in Sunday's election, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi says all blocs should take part in the political process while Muqtada al Sadr, whose alliance won the May 12 elections, invited all parties to help form a new government.
President Donald Trump in March froze more than $200 million in funds for recovery efforts in Syria while his administration reassesses Washington's role in the Syrian conflict.
The United States and China have agreed to take measures to "substantially reduce" America's massive trade deficit with China, but the Trump administration failed to get the Chinese to commit to a specific numerical goal.
Prosecutors in New York accuse partially-sighted Santrich of conspiring to ship 10,000 kilograms of cocaine to the United States while serving as a senior member of the leadership of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Negotiations to raise a Chinese quota on imported films and boost the share that overseas producers get of box office takings are now being discussed within the broader framework of a US-China trade stand-off, sources say.
Sheikh, an exchange student at the Santa Fe High School in Texas, was killed along with nine others after a heavily armed student opened fire on his classmates Friday.
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