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The survey says nearly three-quarters of companies that tracked gender diversity in their management reported profit hikes of between 5% and 20%
A group of the world's leading ice scientists says the area of land lost to the ocean could be equivalent to that of France, Germany, Spain, and Britain combined and would displace more than 180 million people
'We have begun to launch air strikes targeting sites operated by the Huthi militia, including in Sanaa,' a Saudi-led coalition official says
The freed children will be enrolled into a reintegration program with education and training to help them return to civilian life
(3rd UPDATE) South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Pyongyang's latest move had 'an element of protest and is a pressuring action to steer the nuclear talks in a direction it desires'
Qatar has faced an economic and diplomatic boycott since June 2017 by Gulf rivals who accuse Doha of backing terrorism and being too close to regional rival Iran
'Of course, they should never have been arrested or convicted in the first place,' United Nations human rights office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani says of the two Reuters journalists
Khalifa Haftar's message also urges his men that 'in the event of retreat by the enemy, troops should pursue it with speed and force, prevent it from fleeing and wipe it out'
This comes a day after Pyongyang appeared to have launched its first short-range missile in more than a year
A draft document of a UN report depicts a planet suffering due to overconsumption and pollution
'We are anticipating a scenario of continued, intense transmission,' says Michael Ryan, the executive director of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme
Ahead of the release of a landmark UN report on the state of Earth's biodiversity, here are some successes and failures in conservation efforts
'The priority is getting aid to Ibo because it hasn’t been reached yet,' says Deborah Nguyen, spokeswoman for World Food Programme
Pyongyang and Washington have been at loggerheads since the collapse of a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in February
Qatar introduced a series of labor reforms since its selection to host the 2022 World Cup, which sets in motion a huge construction program employing foreign workers
UN high commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi says that UN experts are only able reach about 100 of the villages that the Rohingya fled after the Myanmar military launched a deadly crackdown in 2017
The Washington Post quotes unidentified sources as saying that a US official was made to sign a pledge to pay $2 million in medical costs before being allowed to fly Warmbier back home from Pyongyang in 2017
'I think we're doing very well with North Korea. A lot of progress is being made,' says US President Donald Trump
Kim and Putin meet in the far eastern Russian port of Vladivostok for their first summit – squarely aimed at countering US influence
North Korea 'needs guarantees of its security, the preservation of its sovereignty,' Russian President Vladimir Putin says after talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Russian and North Korean flags are flying from lamp posts on Vladivostok's Russky island, where the summit is to take place on a university campus
(UPDATED) 'I hope that during the talks...I will be able to have concrete discussions on resolving situations on the Korean Peninsula and on the development of our bilateral relationship,' says Kim Jong-un
The report says the accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests, pollinating insects, protein-rich fish and storm-blocking mangroves poses no less of a threat than climate change
(UPDATED) Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov says the focus of the first meeting between the two men 'will be on a political and diplomatic solution to the nuclear problem on the Korean Peninsula'
Putin, who has long expressed his readiness to meet with Kim, is gearing up to play a bigger role in nuclear negotiations with Moscow's Cold War-era ally, with which it shares a short border
'Following an invitation from Vladimir Putin...Kim Jong-un will visit Russia in the second half of April,' the Kremlin says in a statement on its website
State media says the 'advantages' of the weapon were 'the peculiar mode of guiding flight and the load of a powerful warhead'
(UPDATED) Diplomats have long complained that Libyan peace efforts have been stymied by major power backing for the rival sides, with Haftar ally Russia quibbling over the proposed wording of the ceasefire demand
The United Nations refugee agency says those seeking asylum in Costa Rica include 'students, former public officials, opposition figures, journalists, doctors, human rights defenders, and farmers'
South Korean President Moon Jae-in hails North Korean President Kim Jong-un's willingness to salvage high-stakes talks with the US
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump backs the suggestion, pointing to his 'excellent relationship' with Kim Jong Un
Aside from those who have fled, UN spokesman Rheal Leblanc says that 'many families remain stranded inside conflict affected areas,' with safety fears rising and supplies running short
Kim Jong-un acquires a new title, and now becomes 'the supreme representative of all the Korean people' – a newly-created role that observers say makes him more like a modern national leader
(UPDATED) 'It's still time to stop,' United Nations chief Antonio Guterres tells reporters after briefing the UN Security Council in a closed session
Washington will present a draft resolution to the UN Security Council aimed at recognizing Juan Guaido and appointing his representative as the ambassador to the world body
It comes ahead of the opening of the country's rubber stamp legislature on April 11
The violence has already displaced thousands and left several dozen people dead. The UN warns that nearly half a million children in Tripoli are 'at immediate risk.'
Zimbabwe updates its toll to 344 while Mozambique says recorded fatalities stand at 602, taking the combined tally to 946
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been behind bars since December 2017, detained on claims of violating state secrets
Khalifa Haftar's forces claim responsibility for the air raid on Mitiga airport. It caused no casualties, but left a meter-deep crater on a runway.
The arch-rivals will attend 'an occasion for encounter and reconciliation, in a spirit of respect and trust,' the Vatican says in a statement
Judges in The Hague will now have to decide whether to admit Karadzic's challenge to his sentence, as the March 20 ruling on his sentence was supposed to be fina
Doan Thi Huong's lawyers have lodged a second application to the attorney-general seeking her release
Syria has requested the meeting in a March 26 letter sent to France, which holds the council presidency for the month of March, calling President Donald Trump's decision a 'flagrant violation' of UN resolutions
The United Nations says worldwide cases of measles jumped by more than 30% in 2017, and infections continued to rise in 2018
The UN has sent a team of 10 human rights officers, a child protection officer and two crime scene investigators to the Mopti region to investigate the attack
A panel of appeals judges in The Hague 'imposes a sentence of life imprisonment' after rejecting Radovan Karadzic's appeal against his original 2016 conviction
United Nations envoy for Syria says talks over the constitution should be 'led and owned' by Syrians
China's vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says their 'training centers' are meant to educate and rehabilitate
Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin, Lagos to London are emptied as ambitious organizers of the student strike hope to stage 1,000 demos in more than 100 countries