China is poised to overtake the United States in artificial intelligence with a surge in academic research on the key technology, an analysis published on Wednesday (Mar 13) showed.
British Prime Minster Theresa May's Brexit deal faces a heavy defeat in parliament on Tuesday (Mar 12) because she has so far secured no major changes from the European Union, the leaders of two major eurosceptic factions in parliament said on Sunday
President Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam last week as a follow-up to their previous summit in Singapore last June. Despite the media reports, there has been significant progress.
As the world’s lens turns on Việt Nam, the country has had a rare chance to put on a show and demonstrate its status as one of Southeast Asia’s brightest stars and worthy of a place in the international political arena.
The first images of their meeting in the Vietnamese capital showed them both walking towards each other against a backdrop of intertwined flags hands outstretched, before they clasped and turned in sync to face the flashes of the media.
Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate within a matter of decades, researchers said on Wednesday (Feb 7).
2018 was the year of women’s resistance. From the launch of the #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund to tackle sexual harassment in workplaces nationwide, to the Nobel Peace Prize being won by those working to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, this year was all about advocating for women’s rights. Women and gender equality activists from around the globe are using their voices to call out inequality and rally communities for a better future for all.
Prime Minister Theresa May appears likely to lose a historic vote on the Brexit deal she has struck with EU leaders in a crucial parliament vote on Tuesday (Dec 11).
A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling for a ban on tests meant to assess the virginity of a girl or a woman, which is a common practice in at least 20 countries.
After taking India by storm, the #MeToo movement has come to Nepal. Can it bring change?
The best - and fairest - way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday (Oct 15).
The young man standing atop a mound of grey mud and debris on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, waiting for an excavator he hoped would dig out the bodies of his parents, voiced the exasperation many feel in his earthquake-plagued country.
Today, October 9 is World Post Day. The celebration encourages member countries to undertake programme activities aimed at generating a broader awareness of their Post’s role and activities among the public and media on a national scale.
Temperatures are likely to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius between 2030 and 2052 if global warming continues at its current pace and if the world fails to take rapid and unprecedented measures to stem the increase, a U.N. report said on Monday (Oct 8).
The U.N.'s 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime on Saturday (Oct 5) to finalise a report outlining stark options - all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale - for avoiding climate chaos.
Vogue meets supermodel Natalia Vodianova as she exclusively announces her latest international platform - together with the UNFPA - to assemble global policymakers and address the issues surrounding women’s health and gender equality.
The Federation of Cuban Women reaches its 58th anniversary facing new challenge