US President Donald Trump will take aim at Iran and North Korea and strike a stridently nationalistic tone in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday, rejecting the half-century-old drive toward global governance.
Catalonia would suffer “brutal” impoverishment if it splits from Spain, with a deep plunge in its economic output, Spain’s economy minister warned Monday ahead of a disputed independence referendum in the region.
The main hall and statues of a century-old Buddhist temple in central Shanghai have been moved 30 metres (100 feet) on rails to ease crowding at the popular site.
China’s rentable sex dolls have been yanked off the market and the firm responsible for them has apologised, just days after the “shared girlfriends” began strutting their silicon stuff.
The Caribbean island of St Martin was a place of spectacular inequalities before Hurricane Irma flattened rich and poor neighbourhoods alike — but some residents now dream of a fresh start.
Hurricane Maria strengthened to a Category Two storm Monday with winds of 110 miles (175 kilometers) per hour as it menaced Caribbean islands already hard-hit by megastorm Irma.
Hurricane Maria barrelled towards the storm-battered eastern Caribbean and was expected to strengthen on Monday as it churned along a path similar to that of megastorm Irma earlier in the month.
The drinking has begun as wet weather and enhanced security did not dampen the spirits of beer enthusiasts at the 184th Oktoberfest which opened in Munich on Saturday.
A US envoy has signaled that President Donald Trump may be ready to soften his stance on the Paris climate pact, a European official said at a summit in Canada on Saturday.
Hurricane Norma was bearing down on Mexico’s Baja California coastline Saturday and was expected to pass near the popular tourist area by Sunday or Monday on its present course, according to the US National Hurricane Center.
Maria became a hurricane Sunday as it barreled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 75 mile (120 kilometer) per hour winds, the US National Hurricane Center said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.