While the prohibition of torture is “absolute, under all circumstances”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres bemoaned the fact that “this core principle is undermined every day” - in detention centres, prisons, police stations, psychiatric institutions and other places where captor can prey on captive.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico.
Senate lawmakers hope the House will adopt the Senate bill, since it passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, 84 to 8
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico...
A bid to send humanitarian aid to America's southern border has failed in the Republican-led Senate.
Lenders including J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America are widely expected to increase dividends this week.
The Iran nuclear deal must “continue to work for all”, despite moves by both the United States and Iran which have destabilized the “hard-won” 2015 agreement, the UN Political Affairs chief told Security Council members on Wednesday.
It's not the first time the head of nation's biggest bank has spoken out about what he calls "irresponsible" lending
Previously, the head of Russia's Reconciliation Centre in Syria said that militant groups acting in the Idlib de-escalation zone haven't ceased their attempts to attack Russia's Hmeymim base and Syrian government troops.
Beth Chapman lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 26, at the age of 51, her husband, Dog the Bounty Hunter, confirmed.
U.S. President Donald Trump, without offering evidence, directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime on Wednesday, saying Mueller had illegally "terminated" F...
A pair of coordinated attacks against six tankers off the Emirati coast and the Gulf of Oman in mid-May and mid-June prompted the US and its allies to express "grave concerns" and to accuse Iran of being involved. Tehran has denied the charges, calling the attacks beyond suspicious and accusing Washington of escalating the crisis in the region.