Typhoon Hato smashed into Hong Kong Wednesday with hurricane force winds and heavy rains in the worst storm the city has seen for five years, shutting down the stock market and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
The headless torso of a woman found floating in Danish waters is that of a Swedish journalist who authorities believe died aboard an inventor’s homemade submarine, police said on Wednesday.
The United States said Tuesday that talks with North Korea may be possible “in the near future” after Pyongyang reacted to tough new UN sanctions with a level of restraint.
Despite fabulous oil riches, Angola remains one of the poorest countries in the world and is one of the most closed societies on the African continent.
The commander of the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet will be relieved of his duty following a deadly collision between a destroyer and a merchant vessel, the latest in a spate of similar accidents, a defense official said Tuesday.
A spate of incidents involving US warships in Asia, including a deadly collision this week off Singapore, has forced the navy to consider whether cyberattackers might be to blame.
Several hundred rhino horns will go under the hammer on Wednesday in South Africa’s first online auction of the controversial product, despite opposition from conservation groups who contend the sale will encourage poachers.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office during a more than 100-day overseas medical absence, a presidential spokesman told AFP Tuesday.
An Indian court’s decision on Tuesday to ban Islamic instant divorces highlighted a controversial practice that is disputed in Muslim countries and already banned in some.
Donald Trump has vowed success in Afghanistan, but analysts say his strategy contains nothing new against enemies which his predecessors could not defeat — a sobering assessment that points to endless war for weary civilians.
The four remaining alleged members of a terror cell that carried out deadly twin attacks in Spain will be questioned by a judge Tuesday, after eight other suspects were killed.