In the wake of the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, President Obama announced an executive order designed to help safeguard the oceans.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held talks with President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani in Brussels on the leg of her four-nation tour.
The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the western part of the country that has been used for testing engines for long-range missiles, according to a U.S. official.
The leaders of 10 EU countries will hold crisis talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday aimed at countering movement of asylum seekers between member nations which is a source of tensions within the bloc.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will try on Sunday to persuade other EU leaders to further curb immigration and restrict movement of asylum seekers within the European Union, to help keep her ruling coalition from crumbling at home.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a brewing rebellion within her own Conservative party ranks to win a crucial Brexit vote in Parliament.
Pope Francis has voiced optimism for improved ties between the Vatican and China, rejecting criticism that the Holy See may be selling out Catholics to Beijing's communist government.