New York -
Italy and the Netherlands squared off for a UN Security Council seat on Tuesday after Kazakhstan was elected to the powerful council for the first time and Bolivia, Ethiopia and Sweden won spots.
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday urged the bloc to do more in its own defence, just as leaders discussed Britain's leave vote which will result in the loss of a major military power.
On the face of it, Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union looked like manna from heaven for Donald Trump -- angry voters had embraced the anti-establishment, anti-elite brand of politics he is offering Americans.
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday released a report on the deadly 2012 assault on the US mission in Benghazi, accusing then secretary of state Hillary Clinton of underestimating and then misrepresenting the extremist threat in Libya.
The deputy editor of the Chinese Communist party's top theoretical journal has committed suicide, reports said, sending speculation swirling over political infighting, freedom of thought and corruption.
Britain's interior minister Theresa May has avoided the Conservative party in-fighting that has dominated the EU referendum campaign, making her a strong contender to replace leader David Cameron as premier when he steps down.
Venezuela's government on Monday launched its latest counter-maneuver against efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, announcing fresh legal challenges against a petition for a referendum on removing him.
Britain's exit from the European Union may erode the bloc's leadership role in fighting climate change and stymie crucial efforts to set more ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gases, officials and experts said Tuesday.
Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday he wants the "closest possible" relations with the EU after Britain voted to leave the bloc, adding the split should be "as constructive as possible".