Pope Francis conceded Tuesday that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is slamming Norway for arresting a Russian parliamentary official suspected of spying.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government, rejecting bilateral talks after President Donald Trump denounced Iran's leaders and predicted stepped-up U.S. sanctions would get Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program.
President Donald Trump and his top national security aides lashed out at Iran with unusual venom Tuesday, warning Tehran that it faced severe consequences if it defied the United States.
President Donald Trump got some laughter when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday. It wasn't intentional.
A gaping ideological divide cuts through this year's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. It's not between capitalists and communists, rich and poor, East and West. It's between multilateralists who advocate nations working together and unilateralists who are pushing for national sovereignty.
Britain's main opposition Labour Party announced Tuesday it will reject Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed divorce deal with the European Union if it comes to a vote in Parliament and might even support a new Brexit referendum.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday he wants a more constructive relationship with Russia — even as the Western alliance is taking measures to respond to Moscow's increasing military assertiveness.
Guatemala's government reiterated Tuesday that it is refusing to readmit the head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the country, including one pending case against President Jimmy Morales.
The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local):
Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world.
Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But he said that he takes full responsibility and that he — and not Beijing — will have the ultimate say over naming new bishops.
The latest on Pope Francis' visit to the Baltics (all times local):
Warning that the world has a bad case of "trust deficit disorder" and risks "runaway climate change," U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged global leaders Tuesday to abandon unilateralism and reinvigorate cooperation as the only way to tackle the challenges and threats of increasingly chaotic times.
With a powerful front row of stars, Saint Laurent headlined the second day of Paris Fashion Week in an eclectic French twist on American styles that featured models walking on water.
The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local):
Unions called a nationwide strike Tuesday to protest Argentina's economic crisis, and walkouts grounded airline flights, paralyzed bus and train lines and forced the closure of the main agricultural port.
Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs.
A Greek court has given four-year suspended prison sentences to two Bulgarian women who smeared centuries-old artifacts in three Athens museums with frying oil for apparently religious reasons.
A beluga whale was spotted in the River Thames outside the British capital on Tuesday, officials said.