On Tuesday, the US State Department announced new sanctions directed at Min Aung Hlaing and three other top military officials in Myanmar in response to the country's ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.
The president of Planned Parenthood, Leana Wen, the first physician to head the US-based women’s health care group in 50 years, was forced out of her job on Tuesday by the organization’s board in a dispute over her controversial management style, local media reported.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro intends to propose a free trade agreement between South America's Mercosur and the United States, once he takes leadership of the bloc, presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said Tuesday, according to Reuters.
A spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that the Iran Navy came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Persian Gulf in need of repairs, Reuters reported, citing the ISNA news agency.
HBO's " Game of Thrones" on Tuesday garnered a record 32 Emmy nominations, including best drama series. The medieval fantasy blockbuster now has 160 Emmy nominations under its belt since it debuted in 2011.
The rapper and his organizers failed to provide adequate security and served drinks in glass bottles instead of plastic cups which resulted in the plaintiff’s brain injury, the lawsuit says, according to media reports.
Over half a century after the US government ceased nuclear weapons tests there, several of the Marshall Islands are still too radioactive for humans to live on, according to a new report by researchers at Columbia University.
The son of former US President John F. Kennedy died 20 years ago, on 16 June 1999, in a plane crash that also killed his wife and her sister. This year, his biography is published in commemoration of his death.