Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says including women in negotiations to end conflicts pays off in longer-lasting peace deals.
A plane traveling from San Francisco to London diverted to Vancouver after members of the crew reported feeling ill, British Airways said Tuesday.
Turkey's state-run news agency says the mayor of Turkey's largest Kurdish-populated city has been detained for questioning as part of a "terrorism" investigation.
Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the country's constitutional order.
Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants for a third day on Tuesday in a remote western town far from the Mosul offensive, but the U.S.-led coalition said the militants have not succeeded in diverting resources from the fight to retake Iraq's second largest city.
A Hong Kong jury watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker torturing an Indonesian woman and then talking for hours about how he repeatedly raped her and then killed her without feeling guilt or emotion.
Mexican prosecutors say they have found a tunnel equipped with ventilation and lighting that headed from the city of Tijuana toward the United States.
International agencies in Lebanon have begun distributing aid to Syrian refugees through a single debit card.
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