The UAE and Germany have expressed concern over growing tensions in the Persian Gulf region. They called on Iran to refrain from steps that escalate the tension. But who is behind the tensions in the region?
To mark the ascension of Japan's new emperor, the government declared an unprecedented 10-day holiday from late April to early May, worrying investors, who say a market shutdown could cause disruption and unsettle the yen.
Amnesty International has expressed “grave concerns” over a campaign of suppression by Bahrain’s ruling Al Khalifah regime against political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
Iran dismissed France's "concern" about its recent retaliatory missile strikes against terrorists based in Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan Region, pledging to keep neutralizing terror groups that pose a threat to its sovereignty.
Researchers expressed concern on Thursday about the rapid pace of climate change, after a glacier on Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain melted so much in sweltering Arctic temperatures that it is no longer the country’s highest point.
Although cigarette smoking has declined among youth and young adults in the US, what was meant to be an alternative to typical cigarettes is now becoming a popular, and concerning trend among high school students.
A group of human rights organizations have expressed concern that US President Donald Trump’s reported new drone policy increases the risk of civilian casualties, calling on the Trump administration to clarify its policy on drone use.
Human Rights Watch, the rights advocacy group, has given warning that Italy's naval mission to prevent refugees and migrants from setting sail from Libya for Europe could see Italy commit human rights abuses.
Iran said concerns, raised by some regional states over initiatives of Tehran, Moscow and Ankara in Syria, are not for the Syrian people but because of defeats faced by terrorists they have been supporting in the Arab country for years.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi has expressed “grave concern” about the security of neighboring Turkey, saying the Islamic Republic supports the democratically-elected Turkish government.