Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatment

The gleaming booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its walls ...

Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatment

The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its ...

Rebel attack on Congolese city leaves 6 dead

BENI, Congo (AP) — A Congolese city at the center of the Ebola epidemic has again come under attack from rebels, leaving at least six people dead. Witnesses said Saturday that the re...

UN official: Chilean police abused protester's human rights

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A U.N. human rights report released Friday accused Chilean security forces of serious human rights violations against protesters over the past two months, including deaths, tort...

UN can't confirm weapons used in Saudi attacks were Iranian

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that the world body has not been able to independently corroborate that the cruise missiles and drones used in attacks this year on a...

Critics say Guatemala commission undermining anti-graft push

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — One by one, witnesses sat in the elegant wooden chair in Guatemala’s Congress in recent weeks to air their grievances against the U.N.-sponsored anti-graft commission that over t...

UN: Greece still in violation of some norms for detention

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of United Nations experts on arbitrary detention said Friday that despite some improvements, Greece was still in violation of certain international obligations in how and...

Libyan PM unfazed by commander’s zero hour Tripoli push

CAIRO (AP) — The prime minister of Libya's U.N.-supported government on Friday shrugged off threats by his rival, the commander of a self-styled army waging a months-long offensive to capture the coun...

Tsai welcomes Nauru president to Taiwan, discusses closer ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Welcoming Nauruan President Lionel Aingimea with military honors on Friday (Dec. 13), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged to further deepen Taiwan’s relationship wi...

Another opioid crisis is raging through the developing world

KAPURTHALA, India (AP) — Reports rolled in with escalating urgency — pills seized by the truckload, pills swallowed by schoolchildren, pills in the pockets of dead terrorists. These...

COP25: Greta Thunberg warns world leaders about climate inaction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg gave a speech at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) on Wednesday (Dec. 11), accusing governments ...

EU leaders set to reject Turkey-Libya maritime border deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to reject a maritime border agreement between Turkey and Libya as invalid and insist that the pact interferes with the rights of other countries borderin...

North Korea berates US for criticizing its missile tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea accused the United States of “hostile provocation” on Thursday for criticizing its ballistic missile tests during a United Nations Security Council meeting and wa...

Observers allowed back into UN climate talks after protest

MADRID (AP) — The United Nations says dozens of observers expelled from its annual climate meeting in Madrid will be allowed back into the venue. Some 100 people were escorted off si...

Tuvalu prime minister urges UN to recognize Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano said Wednesday (Dec. 11) at the United Nations (UN) Climate Conference that Taiwan should be allowed to participate in global affairs. ...