In this week's global event, Hillary Clinton takes a multimillion-dollar stand against elephant poaching; Liberia's former president Charles Taylor gets sentenced to 50 years in jail; and the U.N. reaches a consensus on Syria.
In this week's global news, Ban Ki-moon reveals the U.N.'s findings on the chemical attack in Syria; a mass shooting in the Washington Navy Yard leaves several people dead; a teen girl goes for her Masters of Science in India; plus, more.
Zimbabwe's President warned Western nations, particularly the U.K. and the U.S., that they might come to regret their sanctions against his rule in the future. Zimbabwe has also been elected to lead the Commission for Africa for the U.N. world tourism body.
A Boston-based human rights group said Wednesday it will sue the United Nations in 60 days if the world body does not agree to compensate Haitian cholera victims, apologize to the Caribbean nation for introducing the disease through its peacekeeping force, and launch a major effort to improve sanitation.