JAPAN TYPHOON DEATH TOLL RISES TO 67 AS HOPES FOR MISSING FADE

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warns of prolonged economic impact from typhoon, which swept across country at the weekend.

ONE IN THREE YOUNG CHILDREN UNDERNOURISHED OR OVERWEIGHT: UNICEF

Report finds 149 million children four or younger suffer stunting and that malnutrition costs the world $3.5tr yearly.

 
 
 

ECUADOR: PROTESTERS CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC AFTER DEAL WITH GOV'T

Many celebrate the return of fuel subsidies, but urge caution over plans to come up with new belt-tightening measures.

HOW TURKEY'S 'PEACE SPRING' CHANGED THE DYNAMICS OF SYRIA'S WAR

Turkey's military action on Syria will have consequences far beyond the 'safe zone' it is trying to establish.

 
 
 

MOZAMBIQUE ELECTIONS: OPPOSITION GROUPS DOUBT FAIR POLLS

Doubts over fairness of Tuesday's general elections put fragile peace agreement under threat renewing fears the country could be plunged...

AFGHANISTAN'S DELAYED ELECTION RESULTS RAISING CONCERNS

Afghanistan's Election Commission is struggling to meet its own deadline to announce preliminary results of last month's presidential...

 
 
 

WHICH US STATES ARE CELEBRATING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY?

Several US states and cities have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans.

ROUHANI: VIDEO SHOWS IRANIAN TANKER IN RED SEA STRUCK BY ROCKETS

Iranian president discusses regional tensions in a wide-ranging news conference.

 
 
 

QUESTIONS INTENSIFY AFTER WHITE US OFFICER KILLS BLACK WOMAN

Texas police officer shot dead 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson on Saturday while she was standing in her home.

IRAN ARRESTS OPPOSITION FIGURE 'DIRECTED BY FRENCH INTEL'

Ruhollah Zam, understood to live in Paris, is now in custody in Iran, the Revolutionary Guards have announced.

 
 
 

ITALY READIES 'WEB TAX' IN ITS 2020 BUDGET - SOURCES

Web giants collect huge profits, but pay minimal taxes as they shift earnings declarations to low-tax nations.

SALVINI: THE EURO IS HERE TO STAY

Italy's populist leader has softened his tone since his bid to seize power failed.

 
 
 

RUSSIA TO HOLD MAJOR TEST OF ITS STRATEGIC MISSILE FORCES

Involving more than 12,000 personnel, the exercises are a significant operation.

DO CALIFORNIA POWER SHUTOFFS WORK? HARD TO KNOW, EXPERTS SAY

The state's biggest utility provider cut power to millions of people in California last week to prevent wildfires.

 
 
 

TURKEY TO CONTINUE SYRIA OFFENSIVE 'UNTIL TERRORISTS ELIMINATED'

Turkish Ambassador to Doha Fikret Ozer said the military operation's goal is to guarantee return of Syrian refugees.

SUDAN TALKS: DISPLACED COMMUNITIES WAIT FOR DEAL

Sudan's transitional government is meeting with armed groups in South Sudan to begin peace talks.

 
 
 

US: DEADLY WILDFIRE IN LOS ANGELES BURNS WITH SUBDUED FURY

The Saddleridge fire, now mostly confined to less populated areas, scorched thousands of hectares of land.

US CENSUS BUREAU SEEKS STATE DATA, INCLUDING CITIZENSHIP INFO

Approaches come amid Trump's effort to make citizenship a key part of US information-gathering despite a court ruling.

 
 
 

TRUMP IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY: WHAT IS HAPPENING THIS WEEK?

As Congress returns from recess, US House Democrats plan to ramp up their impeachment probe into President Donald Trump.

ATTACKS ON AFGHAN SCHOOLS SOAR

At least 700 schools have closed due to conflict and more than 3.7 million children are currently out of school.

 
 
 



Mark Allen, soldier injured in 2009 search for Bowe Bergdahl, dies

Mark Allen, soldier injured in 2009 search for Bowe Bergdahl, dies

Master Sgt. Mark Allen, a soldier shot in the head a decade ago while searching for Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan, died on Saturday. Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

The debate marks the first time the Democratic candidates will meet since the House moved forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Syrian army returns to northeast; President Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey

Syrian army returns to northeast; President Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey

President Donald Trump says he's issuing new sanctions against Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure the nation to stop its... Read more ...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for murder

A former Texas police officer who shot and killed a woman in her own home over the weekend was booked at the Tarrant County Jail and charged with murder on Monday evening local... Read more ...

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday. The officer may face... Read more ...

Fake video of President Trump shooting critics, media shown at meeting of...

Fake video of President Trump shooting critics, media shown at meeting of Trump supporters

The "unauthorized video" was shown last week "in a side room" at an American Priority conference at Trump's Doral Miami resort, the event's organizer, Alex Phillips, said. Read more ...

Columbus statue vandalized with red paint and words 'stop celebrating genocide'

Columbus statue vandalized with red paint and words 'stop celebrating genocide'

The Rhode Island statue, which had a sign placed next to it, was spattered with red paint. Read more ...

LeBron James criticizes Daryl Morey's anti-China tweet: 'So many people...

LeBron James criticizes Daryl Morey's anti-China tweet: 'So many people could have been harmed'

James said Morey didn't consider the financial and other ramifications of showing support for the anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. Read more ...

Rams to place CB Aqib Talib, LG Joe Noteboom on IR

Rams to place CB Aqib Talib, LG Joe Noteboom on IR

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib and left guard Joe Noteboom are headed to injured reserve. Read more ...

California Demands PG&E Compensate Customers Affected By Forced Power Outage

California Demands PG&E Compensate Customers Affected By Forced Power Outage

“Californians should not pay the price for decades of PG&E's greed and neglect,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Read more ...