The call came at the end of a week that has seen Turkey take a leading role internationally to condemn Israeli actions in Gaza after dozens were killed in protests. A diplomatic spat ensued with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu trading barbs on Twitter and both countries expelling senior diplomats.
Prince William and his wife, Duchess of Cambridge Kate, emerged from St. Mary’s Hospital in London in the late afternoon of April 23, holding a tiny, newborn royal highness, wrapped in a white lace shawl.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers handed back the restoration of thousands of miles of downed power lines to Puerto Rico’s bankrupt public utility. Over 16,000 residents remain without power.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks with President Vladimir Putin in Russia on Friday about the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the Iran nuclear agreement and a planned pipeline to bring gas from Russia to Germany.
Earthquakes were damaging roads and buildings on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 16 as ash emissions streamed from Kilauea volcano.
Africa’s last male northern white rhino died in March. There’s been a 50% decline in many fish populations since 1970. Only 1% of North America’s ash trees will survive the emerald ash borer beetle. What does this all mean for us?
At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.
The global health community swallowed hard May 17 with the announcement that a case of Ebola had been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million in Congo, bringing the latest outbreak of the often deadly hemorrhagic fever out of remote rural areas. “Confirmation of urban #Ebola in #DRC is a game changer in this outbreak—the challenge just got much much tougher,” the World Health Organization’s emergencies chief, Dr. Peter Salama, said on Twitter. Here is a look at the outbreak.
Demonstrations by Palestinians have been breaking out every week since late March along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, with the deadliest confrontation on Monday leaving 59 people dead and nearly 3,000 wounded.
The rate of births to women ages 15 to 44, known as the general fertility rate, sank to a record low of about 60 per 1,000, according to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday.
North Korea on May 16 threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it has no interest in a “one-sided” affair meant to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear weapons.
According to an international survey by YouGov released May 15, people on average spend 90 percent of their time indoors, and indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. This contributes to the development of illnesses.
Brexit talks have reached into space, with the European Union and Britain fighting over the rights that London will have to the multi-billion-dollar Galileo satellite navigation system and its security-sensitive information.
Major European powers sought to keep Iran in a landmark international nuclear agreement Tuesday after President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the pact and promised tough economic sanctions against Tehran.
A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to put legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games.
Pope Francis says he has thought about when it might be time to “take leave” of his flock.
Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 41 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a pall over Israel’s festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
“Even though there’s a gap now between the new aircraft carrier and the most advanced one in the world, China will speed up…and narrow the gap.”
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will meet with Queen Elizabeth II during his UK visit, said bilateral cooperation between the two countries has grown.
The World Health Organization is shipping vaccines to the Democratic Republic of the Congo as quickly as possible to avert a worsening outbreak of Ebola, organization officials told reporters in Geneva on May 11.
Just 15 miles off the coast of Bermuda, explorers found more than 100 undiscovered plant and animal…
France’s finance minister says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as “vassals” to the U.S.
A family of seven including four children was found dead with gunshot wounds May 11 at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country’s worst mass shooting in 22 years, police and news media said.
Driven by increases in cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana, drug use by the American workforce remains at its highest rate in more than a decade, according to a new analysis released May 8 by Quest Diagnostics.
The number of Americans who have “absolute certainty” in their belief in God has declined in recent years, according to previous research by the Pew Research Center. In addition, it found that those who have doubts of God’s existence or do not believe in a higher power at all is increasing.