As debt crises ease in Europe, the European Central Bank plans to slowly withdraw from its stimulus program and buy fewer bonds in coming months.
The Red Cross announced that it now has access to families of suspected ISIS fighters that are being held in Mosul by Iraqi forces. Red Cross officials fear that tensions could result in illegal torture and executions of the women and children.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Indian officials in New Delhi, India on Oct. 25, 2017. The meetings aimed to deepen relations between the two democracies and discuss series of issues across Asia.
Iraqi Kurds press the government for talks after Kurds voted for independence in what Baghdad views as an illegal referendum. In return, the Iraqi government stipulates that the vote's outcome be canceled before any talks commence.
After anti-Semitic stickers were strewn around Italian soccer club Lazio's stadium, the team and the Italian soccer federation are taking steps to combat racism and anti-Semitism at games, including reading a passage aloud from Anne Frank's diary before matches.
Roughly 100 million fewer children are having to work or are trapped in slavery or sexual trafficking, according to a progress report. But serious concerns remain about a slowdown in the rate at which children are being extracted from dangerous work conditions.
With a series of bans intended to improve air quality in New Delhi India's top court is cracking down on polluting fuels used by industrial factories.
The Olympic torch was lit during a ceremony held at the stadium in Ancient Olympia and it now on its way to Pyeongchang for the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Game organizers have promised safety and security in the face of tensions with North Korea.
The ruling Communist Party inserts President Xi Jinping's name into the party's constitution, the first leader whose name will be enshrined in the party ideology while alive since Chairman Mao. The status expands Mr. Xi's power both domestically and over foreign policy.
Charged with inciting unlawful protests against the Chinese government, the activists' release comes amid uncertainty with what China's 'one country, two systems' approach means for freedom of speech within the city.
In response to persistent low oil prices Saudi Arabia says it will create a joint industrial and business zone with Jordan and Egypt to bring in new development and investment in energy, manufacturing, food, water, and more.
Protesters filled a square in the nation's capital after a summer of deadly fires as the Portuguese government promises more than $470 million in aid, which will include the reconstruction of devastated areas.