Samantha Power, the United State’s ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during an U.N. Security Council emergency meeting, in this April 13, 2014 photo, at United Nations headquarters. (AP)
VALPARAïSO, Chile: Sixteen people have died in a fire raging in Chile, whose President Michelle Bachelet has declared a disaster area as the conflagration threatens the port city of Valparaiso, autho
DUSHANBE: Six children have been killed and at least seven people are missing and presumed dead as a result of a mudslide in south Tajikistan, an Emergency Ministry spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.
BERLIN: The UN climate chief on Sunday called on governments to take bold steps to tame carbon emissions after a landmark report said the worldwide aim to limit global warming was still attainable.
SLAVYANSK: Kalashnikov-wielding gunmen on Saturday seized a police station and a security building in Ukraine’s restive eastern industrial heartland amid spreading protests to press for the heavily
SYDNEY: A tropical cyclone battered Australia’s Barrier Reef coast Saturday, knocking out power and phone lines for thousands of people and threatening floods, despite weakening as it headed south t
BANGUI: African peacekeepers escorted more than 1,000 minority Muslims fleeing attacks by mainly Christian militias in the Central African Republic to neighboring Chad, police told AFP on Saturday.
LAGOS: Nigeria has released a man who was arrested for tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break at the headquarters of the intelligence agency in Abuja, a family friend told AFP Saturday.
The Malaysian government is still in hopes to find the 239 passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 alive despite failures in all the search operations so far to obtain any evidence of the
NEW DELHI: Maoist rebels killed 14 people in two poll-related blasts Saturday in an insurgency-hit region of central India, police said, highlighting security worries in the nation’s marathon electi
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: The death toll in fighting between Muslim rebels and soldiers in the southern Philippines has risen to 12, officials in the area said Saturday after the prolonged shootout had
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