Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation.
Newly released Canadian police documents say the man who went on a shooting rampage that killed two people and wounded 13 in Toronto was an emotionally disturbed loner and did not appear to act out of any particular ideological motivation.
A survey of 104 countries comprising 5.5 billion people that looked at health, education and living standards has found that some 1.3 billion people are living in poverty _ including 662 million children.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he hopes Myanmar's government will pardon "as quickly as possible" two Reuters journalists jailed on charges of possessing state secrets in connection with their reporting about massacres of Rohingya Muslims.
The United States has called for the immediate release of a NASA scientist who was arrested in southern Turkey for alleged links to Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Islamic cleric it blames for the failed 2016 coup attempt.
Australia's Herald Sun reprinted the controversial cartoon of Serena Williams under the headline, "Welcome to the PC World." The cartoonist came under fire after his cartoon mocked Williams for her "tantrum" during the U.S. Open final.