Dominica braced for Hurricane Maria on Monday as the “potentially catastrophic” Category Five storm bore down on the island nation, packing winds of 160 miles (257 kilometers) per hour.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was poised Tuesday to break her silence on a refugee crisis the UN has decried as “ethnic cleansing”, in a live TV address that will be closely watched by nationalists in Myanmar who support an army-led campaign against Rohingya Muslims.
World leaders open their annual debate at the United Nations on Tuesday, eager to hear US President Donald Trump deliver his maiden address amid global anxiety over North Korea and Iran.
It’s been dubbed the Super Bowl of diplomacy, the Oscars of world statesmanship: the UN General Assembly kicks off on Tuesday with US President Donald Trump in the spotlight as he makes his first address to the 193-nation body.
The United States has “many” military options against North Korea, including some that don’t put Seoul at risk, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
The Chinese and Russian foreign ministers called for a peaceful end to the “vicious cycle” on the Korean peninsula as they met in New York for the UN General Assembly, Beijing said Tuesday.
Neighbours of the teenage chief suspect in the London Underground train bombing voiced their shock Monday as their quiet suburb was teeming with police operating behind a temporary metal security wall.
Pop star Lady Gaga has called off the entire European leg of her world tour because of “severe physical pain”, her promoters said Monday.
A new chief prosecutor took over Monday in Brazil to oversee an avalanche of corruption investigations, including against President Michel Temer, and promised that no one would be “above the law.”
British adventurer Mark Beaumont is set Monday to better the fictional exploits of Phileas Fogg — by going around the world in under 80 days on a bicycle.
German carmakers are showing off their self-driving cars at the IAA international auto show in Frankfurt, but most people in the car-mad country have yet to be convinced by the technology.