UN Aid Chief: Yemen Talks Not an ‘Easy or Rapid Process’
The United Nations humanitarian aid chief says he doesn’t expect an 'easy or rapid process' in peace talks involving warring sides in Yemen, which faces the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.
US Takes Aim at China, Iran, Russia Over Treaty Violations
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is taking aim at China, Iran and Russia for violating numerous treaties and multi-state agreements.
Holocaust Survivors Gathering for Global Hanukkah Ceremonies
Survivors of the Nazi Holocaust are gathering in four cities around the world for menorah-lighting ceremonies marking the third night of Hanukkah.
India Nabs 4 After Deadly Violence Over Cow Slaughter Rumors
Police in northern India have arrested four people for their alleged involvement in an attack on police over rumors of cow slaughter that left two people dead, including a police official.
Eurozone Ministers Reach Compromise Deal on Reform Package
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to strengthen the single currency bloc’s defenses against any future financial crisis.
Parasite Decimates Giant Clam Species in the Mediterranean
A mysterious microscopic parasite is seeking out and killing a giant species of clam found only in the Mediterranean Sea. Unless scientists can find a way of stopping it soon, they say the mollusk could go extinct.
Japan Firm Warned of Legal Step Over Korean Forced Laborers
Lawyers for Korean wartime forced laborers have demanded that a Japanese steelmaker respond to their request to discuss compensation, warning they’ll otherwise take steps to freeze its assets in their country.
Amid US Sanctions, Iran Threatens Again to Close Key Strait
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has threatened again to close the Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for nearly a third of all oil traded by sea.
The Latest: Miners Honor Their Saint in Climate Talks City
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Indonesia Rescues 20 Muslim Rohingya Adrift Off Aceh
Indonesian fishermen rescued a wooden boat carrying 20 hungry, weak Rohingya Muslims on Tuesday after it was found adrift off Indonesia’s northernmost province of Aceh, an official said.