Finland formally joined NATO in April, but Türkiye and Hungary have yet to give their approval to Sweden.
The Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine is the largest in Europe, yet “remains extremely fragile and dangerous," according to the IAEA.
A force of Malian soldiers, backed by the Wagner Group, set out on a five-day military counter-terrorism operation in Mali. By the time the operation was done, at least 500 people lay dead.
The United States continues to target the terrorist group al-Shabaab, which has killed thousands of people, including Americans, in Somalia and across East Africa.
The United States is appalled by the disregard for human life exhibited by elements of the Malian Armed Forces in cooperation with the Kremlin-backed Wagner Group.
“We’re not demanding that other countries ‘choose’ between us and China – but rather we aim to offer a more attractive choice," said Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Secretary Blinken signed an agreement with Papua New Guinea to address illegal fishing, drug trafficking, migrant smuggling, and illicit transport of weapons of mass destruction.
The short-term ceasefire in Sudan to allow for humanitarian aid has raised hopes that the fighting between warring security forces loyal to two rival generals could be brought to an end.
The Assad regime has still not shed light on its chemical weapon stocks, said UN Under-Secretary-General Izumi Nakamitsu.
Beyond peace and security, Kenya and the United States are partnering on a wide range of issues, including public health.
Last year in the United States, authorities seized enough fentanyl to kill every single American.
the Assad regime continues to refuse to negotiate an end to the conflict, while the brutal practice of arbitrary detention and enforced disappearance continue.