Armenian, Azerbaijani officials to visit Brussels to prepare for leaders’ meeting

Advisors to French president, German Chancellor and European Council president also expected to attend Tuesday’s gathering ahead of Oct. 5 meeting in Granada   Officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan will pay a working... Read more »

Muslim girl turned away from school in France for wearing hijab files complaint with UN

    A Muslim student, who had been turned away from school for wearing a kimono, a Japanese garment, in France, has filed a complaint with the UN over being « discriminated against »... Read more »

Ukraine live briefing: Kyiv dismisses 7 top defense officials; Zelensky to address U.N., Congress

    Ukraine’s cabinet dismissed Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Maliar from her post, along with six other top officials in the Defense Ministry, according to an update Monday shared on Telegram. The announcement... Read more »

‘Removing a part of me’: France’s abaya ban revives painful memories for Muslim women

    Sometime in 2006, Maria De Cartena decided that she wants to wear a hijab, the Islamic headscarf. But every morning, staff at her high school in Lyon, France, would force... Read more »

Why is US pursuing diplomacy in Niger?

  The military coup that overthrew Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum on July 26 has proven as resolute as it was swift. In the wake of the government’s rapid overthrow, Niger’s military administration... Read more »

Russia’s withdrawal from grain deal, attacks on ports push commodity prices sky-high: UN rights chief

‘The world is betraying our promise to end hunger by 2030,’ Volker Turk says at 54th session of Human Rights Council, warning that world returns to hunger levels not seen since 2005... Read more »

7 countries, EU sign memorandum of understanding for trade corridor linking Europe, Middle East and India

    During the G-20 leaders’ summit, held Saturday in India, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the EU and seven countries to build an economic corridor linking Europe with... Read more »

UN reportedly proposes 4-point plan to Russia to revive grain deal

  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres proposed a four-point plan to revive the Black Sea grain deal, German daily Bild reported on Friday. Guterres detailed his plan in a letter he sent... Read more »

G-20 summit begins in New Delhi

    The 18th G-20 Leaders’ Summit began on Saturday in India’s capital New Delhi under the theme, « One Earth, One Family, One Future. » Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed world leaders,... Read more »

Sudan’s army to reopen border crossings with Eritrea

    Sudan’s army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Saturday ordered the reopening of his country’s border crossings with Eritrea, according to an official statement, Anadolu reports. The Sudanese Sovereignty Council said... Read more »