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More Rhan 300 Bodies Recovered From Sierra Leone Mudslide

Rescuers have recovered over 300 bodies following Monday's deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, the country's tourism minister said Wednesday.

US, China Military Chiefs Reach Deal to Reduce Risk of Miscalculation

Top US and Chinese military commanders signed a deal in Beijing Tuesday to improve communications between the two forces amid ongoing disputes in the South and East China Seas.

Uber Suspended in Philippines After Showdown with Regulators

Uber has gone offline in the Philippines after the startup once again clashed with regulators.

Saudi Arabia Moves to Indict Some 'radical' Twitter Users

Saudi Arabia has said it will indict a group of "radical" Twitter users charged with "harming the public order," according to a statement on its state news agency website on Sunday.

5 Things for August 11: North Korea, McConnell, New Orleans, Opioids, Taylor Swift

Been busy? Just now realize a big solar eclipse is coming? Don't worry; here's our guide for slackers. And here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

5 Things for Wednesday, August 9: North Korea, Opioid Epidemic, African Politics

Global markets are wobbling this morning as tensions between the US and North Korea heat up. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

'They have nothing to lose. We do': Australia Struggles with Extremist Threat

For most young Australians, the violence and extremism of Syria feels a world away. But for a tiny minority, ISIS exerts a powerful allure, leading a small but significant number to head to the Middle East to take up arms.

Zuma Vote: 'D' Day for South Africa's President Over Corruption Claims

Members of South Africa's parliament were voting on a motion of no-confidence in the country's president, Jacob Zuma, Tuesday, testing the loyalty of members of his party, the African National Congress (ANC).

China Willing to 'pay a price' for Stronger North Korea Sanctions

China is willing to take the economic hit of greater sanctions on North Korea, a top official said Monday, as Washington continues to pressure Beijing on the issue.

Tropical Storm Franklin Makes Landfall in Mexico

Tropical Storm Franklin made landfall on the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula late Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Franklin moved inland with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

A Taste of India In the Heart of Pakistan

Karachi isn't a city you'd often see on the silver screen. It isn't "pretty"; descriptions of it usually harp on the doom and gloom of terror, crime and death. It's erratic, sometimes insufferable and often torments those who love it.

Brexit Britain Has Too Many Jobs and Not Enough Workers

Britain is running out of workers. Employers have plenty of jobs to fill but potential hires are in short supply, according to a new report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Australia's Top Bank Sued Over Climate Change Risks

Australia's biggest bank just became the first financial institution to be sued over how it deals with the risk of climate change to its business.

Iran: No Female Ministers in Rouhani's Proposed Cabinet List

Iran's newly re-elected President has not included any women in his proposed list of 17 ministers, according to Iranian state media, reneging on an election pledge to his largely reformist base.

Asia is Building Its Own World Order

Much has been made recently of how the policies of the Trump administration clash with the global conventional wisdom -- and how these contrast with the new spirit of global leadership emanating from China.

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