Criminal rings, like the one that kidnapped American missionaries, control as much as two-thirds of Haiti, a lawless scenario that threatens regional stability.
Governments are turning to the technology to expose hidden sources of greenhouse-gas emissions and monitor compliance with global pacts—as well as to point fingers at each other.
The Haitian gang that abducted a group of American and Canadian missionaries is asking for $1 million each for their release, a total of $17 million, a top Haitian official … Read More
Zalmay Khalilzad, who served under both Trump and Biden, worked in Doha to reach an accord with the Taliban.
Global investment in climate-change-related projects rose in 2019 and 2020, but remained far below the level that would be needed to finance the transition to a low-carbon economy and minimize … Read More
Police in the U.K. continue to question a suspect and are seeking motives for why Mr. Amess was targeted in a suspected terrorist attack last week.
With its pandemic recovery in the rear-view mirror, China now faces a prolonged period of slower growth with increasing policy uncertainties as Beijing attempts to carry out ambitious long-term reforms.
China’s economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the previous period, as power shortages and supply-chain problems added to the impact from Beijing’s … Read More
Christian Aid Ministries said that a group was kidnapped Saturday morning during a trip to an orphanage. The organization said that five of those who were abducted are children.
The suspect is identified as a 25-year-old British citizen of Somali descent, an official said.