The world's population is expected to increase by 2 billion in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a United Nations report released here on Monday.
The United States would deploy about 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid tension with Iran, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday.
The head of the World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday lashed out at Houthi rebels in Yemen for misappropriating aid supplies.
The Council of the European Union on Monday adopted conclusions on EU action to strengthen rules-based multilateralism, underlining that the need to promote multilateral solutions is "more urgent than ever".
The World Bank has approved a 500-million-U.S.-dollar loan to support Uzbekistan's ongoing economic transformation and market reforms, aimed at increasing jobs and the well-being of its people, the bank's office in Uzbekistan said Monday.
Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in court after the conclusion of a trial session in an espionage lawsuit, the state TV reported.
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China's home prices remain stable in May
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FBI discloses Christensen's online activities before his arrest
Researchers develop AI able to identify things by sight, touch
Macron regrets Iran's decision on uranium enrichment limit, calls for dialogue