The number of people killed in Syria is commonly assessed at more than half a million, but the existing data are "convenience samples" and almost certainly an undercount.
More than a half-century after the world agreed to keep the peace in outer space, U.S. President Donald Trump's militarization plans could violate international space law.
As the international organization created to oversee the ban on chemical weapons, OPCW has until now been unable to name those it found responsible for carrying out attacks.
U.N. agencies are convening their first outer space conference in almost two decades, the celestial counterpart to the world body's Earth-bound mission of preventing another world war.
A U.S.-North Korea summit could expand a little-known aspect of a tightly controlled and secretive nation: North Korea's extensive involvement with international organizations.
Diplomats registered protest, outrage and regret that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government would preside over the forum, saying it has no credibility or moral authority.