• In a landmark move that promotes women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, King Salman issued a decree that overturns a ban on women driving and allows them to obtain licenses to drive “in accordance with the Islamic laws.”

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    LAST UPDATE : Sep 27, 2017, 6:01 AM EDT
  • N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un used Trump’s acerbic remarks as an excuse to justify his weapons expansion programs.

    In an unprecedented personal address, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un called U.S. President Donald Trump a “mentally deranged dotard,” further heating up the war of words sparked hours back by Trump’s U.N. speech.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 22, 2017, 4:34 AM EDT
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    A team of rescuers digs through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City in hushed silence as they race against time to save a 13-year-old girl and other unknown survivors trapped beneath the wreckage.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 21, 2017, 5:53 AM EDT
  • Sailors process service members evacuated from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, in anticipation of Hurricane Maria.

    Hurricane Maria abruptly strengthened to a category five storm on Monday night as it made landfall on the Caribbean island of Dominica, tearing through territories and wrecking “all that money can buy and replace.”

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 19, 2017, 5:41 AM EDT
  • Tropical Storm Maria 17/09/2017

    Just two weeks after storm Irma cut tracks of devastation in the Caribbean islands, the region is on the edge once again as Maria, a category one hurricane threatens to grow into a major storm over the next 48 hours.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 18, 2017, 6:15 AM EDT
  • Taung Paw Camp in Rakhine State - Burma

    A day after U.N. human rights chief referred to Burmese crackdown in Rakhine state as "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing," the U.S. urged Myanmar to respect the rule of law and contain Rohingya exodus.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 12, 2017, 6:06 AM EDT
  • Satellite Beach, Florida as Hurricane Irma Approaches

    Central Florida's densely populated areas took heavy pounding on Monday as Hurricane Irma, although weakened to Category 1, tunneled through streets with powerful winds and massive flooding along the coastline.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 11, 2017, 6:52 AM EDT
  • Hurricane Irma is the most powerful tropical storm recorded ever over the Atlantic Ocean.

    Hurricane Irma, the most powerful tropical storm recorded over the Atlantic Ocean, swept through the Caribbean on Thursday, leaving nine people dead and wrecking every structure as it passed through Puerto Rico.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 07, 2017, 4:06 AM EDT
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday supervised the test of a hydrogen bomb.

    Nikki Haley, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, called on the world body to impose tougher sanctions on N. Korea, adding that America’s “patience is running out” as the hostile state continues to expand its nuke arsenal.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 05, 2017, 5:32 AM EDT