The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) opened here on Monday, where delegates are discussing measures to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement amid unclear prospects and challenges to multilateralism.
Dozens of community-based groups representing ethnic Karen people welcomed the legal steps taken to hold Myanmar accountable for alleged genocide against ethnic minority groups, including Rohingya Muslims, in the country’s west.
Protests over the alleged rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor spread to cities across India on Monday as people demanded tough and swift punishments, including public lynchings, to stop crimes against women.
Iran continues to sell its oil despite U.S. sanctions on Tehran's oil exports, the country's Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri was quoted on Monday as saying by state TV, adding that Washington's "maximum pressure" on Tehran had failed.
Paris, London and Berlin on Saturday welcomed six new European countries to the INSTEX barter mechanism, which is designed to circumvent US sanctions against trade with Iran by avoiding use of the dollar.
A leading Palestinian figure has denounced Washington’s change of policy to support Israel’s settlement expansion stressing that a recent plan by Tel Aviv regime to expand its settlements in the West Bank city of al-Khalil is a result of US policy shift.