When the earthquake hit it sent panicked people running into the street but many weren’t so lucky. The dust settled minutes later to reveal a landscape of flattened buildings and rubble in the heart of Mexico City.
Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Wednesday as forecasters warned of a “potentially catastrophic” storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean.
Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday placed the blame for last month’s annulled presidential vote firmly on the election commission, in its full ruling detailing the judges’ decision.
President Donald Trump’s debut speech at the United Nations featured saber-rattling aplenty, but it also showed glimmers of a Trump doctrine that could transform America’s place in the world.
US-backed fighters have seized 90 percent of Raqa from the Islamic State group, a monitor said Wednesday, as they announced they were in the “final stages” of capturing the jihadists’ Syrian stronghold.
Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a new call for Myanmar to take back the some 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in the Buddhist-dominated country.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday urged Palestinians to unite and “be ready to co-exist” in peace with Israelis, in his address to the United Nations.
Catalonia’s leader accused Madrid on Wednesday of imposing a “de facto state of emergency” in the Spanish region, with a series of measures to prevent an illegal independence referendum taking place.
Two men were arrested on Wednesday over last week’s London Underground terror attack in which 30 people were injured, bringing the total number of people in custody to five, police said.
“It’s devastating. I’ve been following them every day of my life for the last year,” said Dedan Ngatia, a wild dog researcher in Kenya’s central Laikipia region. “They’re all dead.”
An independent Tanzanian newspaper has been suspended for two years, a government spokesman said Tuesday, accusing the publication of sedition and endangering national security.