US President Donald Trump said on Monday the UN Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea, amid escalating tensions over its missile and nuclear programs, saying people had acted as if ‘blindfolded’ for decades on a big problem that finally needed to be solved.
Afghanistan’s defense minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was ‘under no illusions’ about the problems facing the country.
The International Criminal Court Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya’s former security chief, accusing him of war crimes in 2011 during the regime of late dictator Moamer Kadhafi.
Thailand’s cabinet has approved the first of three planned submarine purchases from China worth $393 million, a government spokesman said on Monday.
China will launch its first home-built aircraft carrier, Type 001A, as part of its strengthened naval forces.
Anti-Semitic incidents, from bomb threats and cemetery desecration to assaults and bullying, have surged in the United States since the election of President Donald Trump, and a ‘heightened political atmosphere’ played a role in the rise, the Anti-Defamation League said on Monday.
Some 456 undocumented overseas Filipinos have been given exit visas, with the assistance of the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, since the Saudi Arabia government’s amnesty program started last March 29, consulate officials said on Monday.
Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing on Wednesday at the White House for the entire U.S. Senate on the situation in North Korea, senior Senate aides said on Monday.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Monday accused Emmanuel Macron, her inexperienced opponent in next month’s runoff for the presidency, of being weak in the face of Islamist terrorism.
The office of International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has confirmed that it has received the complaint filed by lawyer Jude Sabio on Monday.