January 2019 was the hottest month on record for Australia. Across the country, average temperatures exceeded 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit). Adelaide set an all-time high of 49.5 Celsius (121.1 Fahrenheit)
After nearly two decades at war in Afghanistan, the United States seems to be seriously pursuing a negotiated peace agreement with the Taliban
The treaties on missile defense and nuclear deterrence negotiated between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War avoided escalation and kept that war relatively ‘cold’
On January 29, the nation’s top intelligence chiefs testified in an open hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
By a vote of 253 in favor and 146 against, Greece’s parliament voted on January 25 to approve the name, ‘the Republic of North Macedonia’ for its neighbor to the north