Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the camp, which will open in the next four to six weeks, will be located to the north of Paris.
The WHO rejected a letter by 150 scientists and physicians urging it to postpone or move the Rio Olympics because of public health concerns over Zika virus.
In light of what he calls Indonesia's child sex abuse 'crisis,' Indonesian President Joko Widodo issued an emergency decree allowing judges to mandate chemical castration as well as the death penalty.
Boris Johnson, the former London mayor, said Thursday that numbers showing Britain gained 333,000 people last year through immigration prove leaving the EU is the only option.
The appointment of Avigdor Lieberman comes as the international community closely watches Israel's apparent right-wing tilt.
President Obama and Prime Minister Abe are displaying a diplomatic balancing act in the leadup to the U.S. president's historic visit to Hiroshima later this week.
The decision, which escalates tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, partially rests upon questions of what Saudi Arabia has done to guarantee better safety since last year's disaster.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's attorneys cannot seem to agree on how to best move forward with the drug lord's extradition case.
Hissène Habré is the first world leader to be prosecuted for crimes against humanity by another country's government. The verdict will be announced Monday.
President Francois Hollande and Chancellor Angela Merkel met to commemorate World War I's longest battle -- a sign of unity between the two European nations.
The migrant death toll in this week's Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks is the largest since last April.
Street protests erupted in Brazil after video showing an alleged gang rape of a Brazilian teen surfaced this week. Could this be a catalyst to address the problem with violence against women?
Kim Jong-un's aunt took refuge in the the United States in 1998 and recently gave Washington Post reporters an intimate view of the young North Korean leader.
Students learn to perform a dragon dance under the instruction of a local artist at a playground in Chongqing, China, on Monday.
Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada has been named the new Afghan Taliban leader after his predecessor was killed in a drone strike four days ago.
The official's remarks that Taiwan's president is unfit because she is single highlights a challenge that many women still face in China and other parts of Asia.
India and Iran, along with Afghanistan, have agreed to develop the southern Iranian port of Chabahar, giving India vital access to Central Asia, as well as highlighting regional rivalries and burgeoning friendships.
A UN envoy announced the creation of the Education Cannot Wait Fund at the controversial World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul.
Early Monday morning, an operation began to retake the Iraq city of Fallujah, a stronghold of the Islamic State just 30 miles west of Baghdad.
Pakistan is protesting the attack that killed Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour on Saturday, accusing the U.S. government of not informing them of their plans before the drone strike.
Although headscarves are mandatory under Iranian law, some women are finding creative ways to dodge the morality police.
Mount Sinabung had been dormant for four centuries before erupting in 2010 and 2014, and officials have warned of more potential eruptions.
Recovering and identifying victims could take weeks, EgyptAir has said, deepening the anguish and uncertainty of their families.
The attack in southwestern Pakistan killed Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour, who had been leading the terror group for three years, and raises questions about what direction the Taliban will now take.
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