The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy risks a return of the Great Depression, driven by inequality and financial sector instability.
The number of people infected by a mystery SARS-like virus that has killed two people in China is likely to be hundreds more than officially reported, researchers have said.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business leaders to combat the climate crisis.
The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC.
Ukraine's prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him reportedly criticising president Volodomyr Zelensky's understanding of the economy.
Iran’s missile attack on bases housing US troops in Iraq last week injured 11 American troops — despite the Army previously saying no causalities were recorded, a report said Thursday.
A second person has died from pneumonia stemming from the outbreak of a previously unknown Sars-like virus in China, local authorities said.
The 100 lawmakers of the US Senate were sworn in on Thursday as jurors for the impending impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Southern Africa is in the throes of a climate emergency, with hunger levels in the region on a previously unseen scale, the UN has warned.
An inquiry set up by the government of Myanmar to investigate the 2017 crackdown that prompted hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to flee the country is expected to report this month, but activists and independent observers are skeptical about the story it will tell, despite promises of accountability from the country's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
The little-known head of Russia's tax service, Mikhail Mishustin, was named as the next prime minister of Russia hours after Dmitry Medvedev resigned on Wednesday, capping a day of unexpected changes to Russian politics.
A woman who became China's first female tractor driver, and eventually a national icon, has died at the age of 90.
The United Nations Security Council will hold a second closed-door meeting on Kashmir tonight in New York, sources told NDTV. The meeting, sources said, comes after push from China, the all-weather ally of Pakistan, which called for such meetings earlier as well.
Iran announced on Tuesday (Jan 14) its first arrests over the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet, as protesters vented their anger over the catastrophic blunder for a fourth consecutive day.
The International Court of Justice, the United Nations’ highest court, will issue a decision on a request for emergency measures in a genocide case against Myanmar on Jan. 23, the Gambian Ministry of Justice said on Twitter on Monday.
Awami League MP of Bogura -1 constituency Abdul Mannan died at a hospital in the capital Saturday morning (Inna lillahi wa inna elaihi rajeyun).
Veteran actor Dipankar Dey who worked with a number of acclaimed directors from Satyajit Ray to Srijit Mukherjee was hospitalised on Friday after he complained of breathlessness.