Human rights standards are powerful because they apply to all governments—the strong and the weak, friends and foes.
The secretary of state dismissed criticism that Donald Trump is threatening Iran with "war crimes," saying the president is a "reluctant participant" and doesn't want war with the Islamic Republic.
Use of tear gas is prohibited in war, yet it is regularly used against civilian populations around the world.
The average night out costs nearly $80 in New York.
Secretary of State Tillerson has reportedly had a very rocky relationship with President Donald Trump.
Auction house Sotheby's named the jewels after the Greek twin divinities Apollo and Artemis.
The Hollywood actress called for a renewed commitment to the "imperfect" world body and to diplomacy to settle conflicts.
Trump critics have been threatened by fans stirred up by Trump's tweets.
For all of the verbiage about human suffering, the West has not protected a single Syrian inside Syria from Assad.
Peace process runs into trouble after Islamic State bombers killed more than 60 people.
A prerequisite for peace is an end to barrel bombs, starvation sieges, mass terror and ubiquitous torture.
An opposition representative said the delegation might turn up if their demands were swiftly met, but the chances appeared slim.
It's unclear whether the arrests were linked to a heightened security alert Geneva authorities declared on Thursday.
The discovery solves a 50-year-old puzzle about the building blocks of matter.
New cartoon from Obama administration takes swipe at Netanyahu's criticism of nuclear agreement.
Scientists aim to use the powerful particle collider to take physics beyond what we know.
Having previously defended Israel at U.N., U.S. "reassessing" relations after Netanyahu's pre-election disavowal of Palestinian state.
When Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning about Iran's nuclear program in 2012, Mossad had a much different view.
The army reportedly has retaken nearly all of Benghazi from the extremist group Ansar al-Sharia.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture questioned U.S. representatives on issues ranging from force-feedings at Guantanamo to police brutality in Ferguson.