The World Health Organization says the use of surgical childbirth is growing worldwide.
The United Nations officially opened a new office in Seoul Tuesday to document human rights abuses in North Korea.
The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to once again advance legislation permitting the approval of two trade agreements involving the Atlantic and the Pacific.
Kurdish-led forces in Syria have captured a town once held by the Islamic State group.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday the U.S. will position about 250 tanks and other equipment in eastern and central Europe.
Heavily armed Taliban militants attacked Afghanistan’s parliament building Monday as lawmakers met inside.
European Union foreign ministers officially agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday that economic sanctions are having an effect in answering Russian “aggression” in Ukraine.
A historic church in South Carolina reopened on Sunday for its first religious service since a white gunman attacked a Bible study group last week.
The world held its first International Day of Yoga on Sunday.