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New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister, who shot to international fame for giving birth while in office, turned heads on...

UN chief: ‘Pivotal moment’ for fighting warming

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world has reached "a pivotal moment" in global warming and risks runaway climate change...

Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot - a seven-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange...

Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump’s UN address

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Donald Trump charged into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now, as he returns...

Syria regime transfers hundreds of IS fighters to Idlib: Monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) - Hundreds of fighters from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group arrived on Monday on the outskirts of Syria’s last major rebel...

UK govt ‘agrees not to favour EU workers after Brexit’

LONDON (AFP) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has agreed that EU citizens should not have preferential access to work in Britain compared to...

Greece: 400 asylum-seekers moved out of crowded camp

PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) - About 400 asylum-seekers who had been held in the severely overcrowded Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos...

UN probes ‘credible’ reports of nine Afghan civilians killed in air...

KABUL (AFP) - The United Nations (UN) said yesterday it was investigating "credible reports" that nine members of a family had been killed in...

Can’t hold US trade talks with ‘knife to the throat’: China

BEIJING (AFP) - China said yesterday it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are...

Asian markets mostly up but trade row keeps dealers on edge

HONG KONG (AFP) - Asian markets mostly rose yesterday but investors remained on edge after the latest tit-for-tat tariffs in the China-US trade row,...

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