Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the passage of the new law as a “defining moment.”

Israel passed a controversial law that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state, a move critics fear would tear apart its democratic framework by reinforcing biases against its 1.8m Palestinian citizens.

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Oxfam, the disgraced charity under fire for alleged sexual exploitation by its Haiti team in 2011, has released its internal report, admitting that three of the accused men physically threatened a witness during the probe. 

Mexico's left-wing leader Andrés Manuel López Obrador secured nearly 53% of the 89 million votes.

Decades of Democratic dominance on Mexican politics ended on Sunday as left-wing candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador secured a sweeping victory with the widest margin in a presidential election since the 1980s.

Tesla chief Elon Musk's gesture to come forward for Thai boys' rescue won many hearts.

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk apologized for his unseemly “pedo guy” jibe at a British diver, who had earlier dismissed mini-submarines sent by the Tesla chief for Thai cave rescue mission, as a “PR stunt.”

U.S. President Donald Trump called on bloc members to double Nato defense spending to 4% of their GDP.

A day after U.S. President Donald Trump poured scorn on allies over failing to meet their commitments for Nato military spending, the leaders plan to shift focus to the Afghan conflict on the second day of the summit.

Most parts of Yemen have been ravaged by a civil war that started in 2015.

A coalition of Saudi-led forces launched a fierce offensive on Yemen’s rebel-held port of Hudaydah on Wednesday, in a move that could worsen the humanitarian crisis in the region’s poorest country.

U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks came after a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

U.S. President Donald Trump faced a blizzard of criticism at home after he refused to blame Moscow for meddling in the 2016 election, contradicting the findings of his own intelligence agencies.

  • President Donald Trump took a potshot at American politicians on Monday as he blamed his predecessor’s “foolishness” for strained ties with Moscow just hours ahead of a  meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • A federal judge in the U.S. has given immigration officials a 30-day deadline to reunite migrant children with their parents, who were split up when the families crossed into America without legal documents.

  • Amid immigration policy chaos that follows U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to keep illegal migrant families together in detention, the U.S. military has been asked to prepare for housing 20,000 immigrant children.