Russia says creating a so-called investigative team within the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) only suits the ends of the sponsors, urging the member states of the watchdog to vote against funding such a biased team.
The Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union has been on an expansion spree this year, signing a free trade agreement with Serbia, negotiating another with Singapore, and discussing one with India. Talks with China are underway. News reports suggest the EAEU is also exploring FTAs with Egypt and Turkey.
Three Iranian museum curators Golnaz Golsabahi, Fatemeh Ahmadi and Damon Monzavi and ICOM-Iran director Ahmad Mohit-Tabatabaei were elected to be the members of International Council of Museums (ICOM).
People in France are heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the first round of parliamentary elections, with new President Emmanuel Macron projected to win a strong majority to implement pledged reforms.
Two studies by researchers at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto and their collaborators from the US, the UK, France and China, show that six- to nine-month-old infants demonstrate racial bias in favor of members of their own race and racial bias against those of other races.
Leaders from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland rejected on Tuesday what they called Brussels' use of "blackmail and diktat" over planned resettlement of migrants across the European Union.
Britain faces a “full-blown constitutional crisis” unless Prime Minister Theresa May can persuade the other nations of the UK to support her terms for withdrawing from the European Union, a leading think tank warns.
For older adults, having more or closer family members in one's social network decreases his or her likelihood of death, but having a larger or closer group of friends does not, finds a new study that will be presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).