The repeated use of schools as storm shelters in Pacific Typhoons is prompting calls to build permanent facilities.
The Palestinian-drafted document calls on Israel to complete a “full and phased withdrawal” from Palestine by the end of 2017.
The United States and Cuba announce plans to “normalize relations.”
The Taliban stages an attack on a Pakistani school, Romania’s Prime Minister gives up PhD amid plagiarism charges and the Russian Ruble continues its slide.
SpaceX blasts off to the ISS and Israel’s Foreign Minister heads to France ahead of a new resolution on Palestine at the UN Security Council.
Climate skeptics are hurried off stage at UN talks in Peru and the ICC puts a hold on its investigation of crimes against humanity in Darfur.
Nobel Peace Prize winners gather in Rome, the U.N.’s climate change meetings wrap up and NASA collects private proposals on how to send humans to Mars.
A look at global economic growth in 2014 and what to watch for in 2015.
Victims of torture should be “speedily and adequately compensated for the terrible experiences,” the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights said Wednesday.