A new United Nations report says a lack of education for girls in developing countries may be partly to blame for a rise in poverty worldwide.
The United Nations, or U.N., is asking for $22.2 billion dollars to provide life-saving help for nearly 93 million people worldwide.
Haitian officials say businessman Jovenel Moise has won the country’s second presidential election in two years.
Some Cuban-Americans believe the death of Fidel Castro means human rights abuses in Cuba will end.
The government of Vietnam is seeking to help the main rice-producing part of the country deal with difficult agricultural issues.
World leaders congratulated Donald Trump on his presidential election victory over Hillary Clinton.
World oil prices have risen a little after two years of weaker demand for oil and lower prices.
Officials in Afghanistan said Wednesday that gunmen killed more than 25 people in a rural area in the central province of Ghor.
Pakistan is investigating a suicide attack on a police training center in the country’s southwest.
The ruling and main opposition parties in South Korea are in a dispute over claims made by a former South Korea foreign minister.