Germany deported a second batch of would-be Afghan refugees to Kabul Tuesday under a disputed Afghan-EU deal signed last October and aimed at curbing the influx of migrants.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured NATO allies that Washington had an “unshakeable commitment” to the military alliance, despite President Donald Trump previously deriding the organization as “obsolete.”
The UN envoy for Syria said Tuesday that a final declaration was close to being achieved at indirect talks between Syrian rebels and Damascus in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
Dozens of people including a general arrested in Thailand’s crackdown on human trafficking appeared in court on Tuesday to begin presenting their defence but journalists were barred from reporting trial proceedings.
The estimated 750,000 people living in jihadist-controlled west Mosul are in grave danger, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, 100 days into a massive Iraqi operation to retake the city.
Bangladesh has begun planting one million palm trees nationwide to help prevent hundreds of people being killed by lightning strikes every year, a top official said Tuesday.
Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for counties across California to help deal with damage from powerful December and January storms.
Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi headed Tuesday to Belgium for medical treatment — just as his party is trying to negotiate a power-sharing deal following President Laurent Kabila’s refusal to step down.
Indonesia denied Tuesday that United Nations peacekeepers from the country had sought to take weapons out of Sudan’s conflict-wracked Darfur after they were allegedly caught leaving the region with arms.
US president Donald Trump will strut through the Year of the Rooster, thriving as Hong Kong geomancers predict 2017 will be marked by the arguments and aggression — characteristics attributed to the animal.
When consumers get excited about advances in virtual reality, they are usually thinking about videogaming, new and immersive movie-watching or — let’s face it — pornography.