US House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, has called on President Donald Trump to postpone his upcoming annual State of the Union address, citing security shortcomings due to the ongoing partial government shutdown.
Brazilian riot police have fired teargas and stun grenades to disperse thousands of demonstrators protesting against rising public transport fares in Sao Paulo.
A group of activists in the United States and other countries have signed a petition, calling on European countries to boycott an anti-Iran summit set to be hosted by Washington in Poland next month.
As an ongoing shutdown of the US government over President Donald Trump’s border wall approaches its fifth week, analysts are warning that the cost of keeping federal agencies closed down will soon surpass the $5.7 billion that Trump has requested for his controversial barrier.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia and Japan are still “far from being partners” on the international stage, despite renewed efforts to resolve a decades-old conflict over a group of Pacific islands claimed by both sides.
Scientists say they have developed what they call the “Planetary Health” diet, an ideal dietary regimen mostly based on vegetables and fruits, which, if adopted, can “prevent” more than 11 million premature deaths around the world each year.
Iranian English-language television news network Press TV has released a statement with regard to the detention and imprisonment of its anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi in the United States.
A group of British tourists, including children, has been asked to leave New Zealand after they were reported for shoplifting, littering, threatening locals, and causing chaos, New Zealand media reported.
Two top Democrats in the US Senate are demanding access to interpreters present at meetings between President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
A court in the United Kingdom has jailed a homeless man because he had thrown away poppies used to remember wars Britain has contributed to.