"The so-called Indo-Pacific strategy is done for the objectives which suit Western powers," Pakistan caretaker Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar tells Newsweek.
Much of the media coverage of the United Nations General Assembly, and the chatter on its margins, was about whether the UN is in decline.
As five American hostages come home from Iran—amid both support for and criticism of the deal that secured their release—a much more complex picture lies beyond the headlines.
"Women in Iran have not fought for their rights because they already enjoy their rights," Jamileh Alamolhoda, wife of Iranian President Raisi, tells Newsweek.
The fundraising events have given President Biden an opportunity to discuss domestic politics during a busy week of international diplomacy.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is seeking to convince more countries that are neutral on the war in Ukraine to back Kyiv over Russia.
Exclusive polling for Newsweek reveals U.S. attitudes to Prince William's New York visit, less than a year after he was booed on American soil.
Comprehensive sexuality education can drastically improve our AIDS response.
Prince William's New York visit may be missing royal fireworks but he is being carefully pitched in a role Prince Harry has also previously targeted.
Executive Director of World Food Program Cindy McCain says the program is facing funding shortage citing the Ukraine crisis as a contributing factor.
President Biden and other leaders face pressure to show that Ukraine won't overshadow climate change and other issues at the U.N General Assembly this week.
An analysis of U.N. voting patterns over 30 years showed that Russia and China had prevailed 86 percent of the time when they had disagreed with the U.S.
If this year's U.N. General Assembly does nothing else, it should adopt a resolution declaring the mass killings and deportations of Bosnian Muslims at Srebrenica in 1995 to be a genocide.
Moscow has given its stance on the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Russian newspaper RBC has reported.
With time comes greater understanding and better perspective.
Two years on from the Western withdrawal and the Taliban retaking of power in Afghanistan, it's time to assess how Western policies have developed.
The Russian president has proposed eliminating the need to inform the European Council about declaring a state of emergency.
There's also the question of whether making the Security Council tent bigger would do anything to alleviate its divisions.
A long-term Russian blockade of Ukrainian exports would prove "a real disaster for the world," Oleg Ustenko told Newsweek.
A former NATO supreme allied commander warned there's a risk of confrontation between NATO ships and Russia's navy if the latter "acts recklessly."
"Unless you want perpetual, endless war, you better have some diplomatic tools," Senator Lindsey Graham told Newsweek.
"We have no indication that Wagner is decreasing its intent to exploit African countries despite the events of last weekend," the NSC's John Kirby said.
An image of Canadian hip hop artist Drake was used by Kyiv to criticize Russia's status as a UN permanent member on the Security Council.
Our international financial institutions should be able to do more than they are currently doing to work better together.
A UN rapporteur on violence against women has warned of an increase in violent left-wing transgender activism.
Modifications to the Security Council would require an amendment to the U.N. Charter.
Speaking out is the most powerful defense of free speech, and indeed, of human rights in general.