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 »

Türkiye-US are at unique turning point for strategic partnership: US official

Ankara and Washington need to work towards the goal to achieve $100 billion trade volume, says the US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets Arun Venkataraman. The US assistant secretary of... Read more »

How a decade of conflict and division put Libya in peril of disaster

Entire neighborhoods leveled. Bridges and roads shattered. Electricity lines downed. Hospitals overwhelmed by casualties. Bodies left lying in the streets. Mass graves filling with corpses. The scenes of devastation in eastern Libya... 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 »

10,000 missing after Libya floods: Red Cross

    Thousands of people have been reported missing following a deadly rainstorm in Libya, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Tuesday. « We confirm from our independent sources of... 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 »

Death toll from Morocco earthquake nears 2,500

The death toll from a deadly earthquake in Morocco has risen to 2,497 people, according to the country’s Interior Ministry on Monday. In a statement, the ministry said 2,476 other people were... 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 »