The U.N. special envoy for Syria says key global players are interested in stepped-up international diplomacy to "unlock progress" toward ending the country's 10-year war.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
President Biden recognized the mass killings of Armenians more than a century ago as genocide, in a test of America’s somewhat strained relationship with Turkey. For more on the significance of Biden's statement, Alex Hinton, Director of Rutgers University’s Center…
By PBS NewsHour
The West African country of Ghana on Wednesday became the first nation to receive a delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through a global initiative called COVAX, which aims to give more equitable access to the vaccine. Nick Schifrin reports and speaks…
By Nick Schifrin, Rebecca Oh
Syria’s longtime Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, a career diplomat who became one of the country’s most prominent faces to the outside world during the uprising against President Bashar Assad, died on Monday.
By Associated Press
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat died Tuesday at age 65 after a month-long battle with the coronavirus. Erekat had led several rounds of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks over more than two decades, embodying Palestinian diplomacy -- and his people’s hopes for…
By John Leicester, Associated Press
Cascading around the globe on social media and live news broadcasts, word of the victory in Pennsylvania that pushed former Vice President Joe Biden past the threshold of 270 Electoral College votes needed to take over the Oval Office brought…
By Associated Press
China, the United States and Russia butted heads at the United Nations on Thursday over responsibility for the pandemic that has interrupted the world.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is set to give a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the U.S. and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran — all during…
Coronavirus cases in Florida, Arizona and South Carolina are increasing faster than in any other country in the world, reigniting the debate over American exceptionalism. Nick Schifrin talks to former Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castaneda, former Hungarian ambassador to the…
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