The U.N. Security Council warned Tuesday that violations of the cessation of hostilities agreement between Lebanon and Israel could lead to a new conflict "that none of the parties or the region can afford."
Donald Trump will be taking his first foreign trip as the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday, making a quick visit to Mexico, a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals as he launched his campaign.
Libyan pro-government forces said they were advancing Tuesday against the last remaining holdout of Islamic State jihadists in Sirte as part of an operation to "liberate" the entire coastal city.
Shantel Allen, a resident of the West Calumet Housing Complex, reacts during a news conference in Munster, Indiana, Tuesday, Aug. 30. An attorney for families in the Indiana public housing complex slated to be demolished because of lead contamination said he's investigating whether public officials knew about the problem and allowed children to be poisoned.Officials in East Chicago notified some 1,000 residents about the soil contamination this summer.
Reconstruction of war-torn Yemen could cost US$15 billion, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday, citing a multilateral institution.
Donald Trump announced he will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with the country's president just hours ahead of his much-anticipated Arizona speech on immigration.
One of the Islamic State's top leaders, Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, described by the US as the "principal architect" of the group's attacks on the West, has been killed in Syria, the jihadist organisation announced.
Key US senators John McCain and Marco Rubio won their Republican primaries Tuesday, setting up high-profile re-election efforts in November as their party fights to retain control of Congress.
Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told senators in emotional testimony at her trial Monday that voting for her impeachment would amount to a "coup d'etat."
Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday.