Fifteen people drowned and up to 15 more were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, the coast guard said.
The Kremlin on Friday distanced itself from the controversy over Russia-linked Facebook ads which may have influenced last year’s US election, saying Moscow had nothing to do with them.
Uhuru Kenyatta will remain Kenyan president until a new leader is sworn in, the country’s attorney general said on Friday, seeking to ease fears of a constitutional crisis if elections are delayed further.
Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, a US official said Friday, urging the country’s “better angels” to show compassion for Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing violence in droves.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to unlock Brexit talks on Friday with a major speech in Florence, after Brussels demanded more clarity on the crunch issues of budget payments and EU citizens’ rights.
The fight against poaching must be treated as a war, Africa’s leading anti-poaching coalition said Thursday, as it called for the illicit wildlife trade to be monitored like global conflicts.
China on Friday lashed out at the decision by Standard & Poor’s to downgrade the country’s credit rating, calling the warning against ballooning debt “mistaken” and based on “cliches” about its economy.
President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Friday that Iran would boost its ballistic missile capabilities despite criticism from the United States and also France.
Declaring that Canada is “no land of wonders,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the United Nations on Thursday that his country was working to address failures in the treatment of its indigenous people.
America’s President is many things to many people but “mentally deranged US dotard” is perhaps the most memorable of names to have yet been coined for the billionaire reality television star-turned world leader.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un Friday mocked Donald Trump as “mentally deranged” — and warned he will make the US president “pay dearly” for threatening the destruction of his country at the United Nations.