Biden's North Korea strategy is a major shift from Trump's showman diplomacy
President Joe Biden did not sound Saturday like he was expecting any "love letters" from Kim Jong Un -- he can't even get a response to an offer of coronavirus vaccines as the hermit kingdom is hit by its first major Covid-19 outbreak.
US says 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Rusesabagina 'wrongly detained'
The United States has determined that Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film "Hotel Rwanda" sheltering hundreds of people during the African nation's 1994 genocide, has been "wrongfully detained," the State Department said on Thursday.
First lady Jill Biden touts US commitment to South and Central America in Ecuador speech
First lady Jill Biden spent her first full day of a trip through South and Central America on Thursday, using a speech at the Carondelet presidential palace in Quito, Ecuador, to emphasize the importance of global assistance and building alliances.
Female Afghan TV journalists describe a 'psychological prison' amid Taliban order to cover their faces on air
It's a somber Thursday morning at TOLOnews, Afghanistan's leading independent news channel. The staff was told the day before that the Taliban have ordered female presenters to cover their faces on air.
Israeli lawmaker resigns over 'harassment' of Palestinians, plunging government into parliamentary minority
Israel's fragile government lost its parliamentary majority on Thursday after an Arab-Israeli lawmaker resigned from the ruling coalition, accusing its leaders of fueling tensions between Israelis and Palestinians and condemning the violent intervention of police at the funeral of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces no further action over 'Partygate' scandal
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face no further action over breaches of lockdown regulations after the Metropolitan Police concluded its investigation of the "Partygate" scandal, Downing Street said Thursday.
World Cup 2022: Amnesty International urges FIFA to earmark at least $440M to compensate migrant workers
Human rights group Amnesty International has urged FIFA to earmark at least $440 million to compensate migrant workers who it says have suffered labor abuses in the preparations for the men's 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Half a million Indians flee floods in northeast brought by rain
More than half a million people have fled their homes in India's northeastern state of Assam to escape heavy floods triggered by pre-monsoon rains that drowned seven, authorities said on Wednesday, as they warned the situation could worsen.