Senior U.S. and Russian envoys are to meet next week in Scandinavia in a bid to calm escalating diplomatic tensions that have sparked a return to Cold War-era animosity, U.S. officials said Friday.
The United States has called for a vote Monday on a U.N. resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea and could lead to a showdown with the country’s biggest trading partner China and its neighbor Russia.
Floridians disheartened and frustrated by the approach of Hurricane Irma – and the prospect of flooding, property damage and other problems – can at least take solace in the fact that some businesses are offering help.
After battering Cuba on Friday and leaving more than 20 dead across the Caribbean, newly strengthened Irma is taking aim at south Florida with 160 mph (257 kph) winds as another hurricane follows close behind.
The United States aims to impose the strictest sanctions ever on North Korea, with a vote on a U.N. resolution set to take place Monday amid mounting tensions between the two countries.
The biggest danger to life and property from Hurricane Irma could come from storm surge that forces sea water inland, toppling houses, isolating residents who don’t evacuate and making drowning an imminent threat, the National Hurricane Center is warning.
Among the tens of thousands of people whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey are people who fled Vietnam after the war.
Authorities say four people were found dead at a Massachusetts home and a suspect is in custody.
More than six years after a deadly earthquake struck Christchurch and the city’s iconic cathedral, the Anglican Church in New Zealand has made a decision to rebuild the landmark.
As thousands of people evacuate from South Florida some are seeking refuge inland.
Already devastated by Hurricane Irma, Caribbean islands are now bracing for the back end of a deadly double-whammy, as powerful Hurricane Jose prepares to make landfall.
Leaders in Qatar and Saudi Arabia have had their first high-level contact since a diplomatic crisis engulfing Doha began three months ago, but the terms of what was discussed are now in dispute.
This city of sand and skyscrapers is rapidly emptying out as Hurricane Irma chugs toward it, but an eerie calm and a nervous curiosity abides in the stubborn and stranded folks who remain.
Lawyer Afroz Shah moved to Mumbai with a dream of looking out at the wild, blue Arabian Sea.
Four men have pleaded guilty in Houston to participating in a fraud and money laundering scheme that used a network of call centers in India.