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A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those fears.
Alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new earthquake struck Saturday morning, prompting people with fresh memories of this week's devastating tremor to flee homes and hotels.
While the Golden State Warriors were set to decide as a team whether to go through with the traditional visit to the White House afforded to NBA champions, it appears the decision may have already been made for them.
John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says the Liberal government is still making its list of pros and cons about launching formal talks around a free trade deal with the global superpower, including the potential public fallout.
The far-right, anti-EU Alternative for Germany party is expected to win as much as 12 per cent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, potentially making it the third largest party in the Bundestag.
Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in Myanmar.
A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.
Tempers frayed in Mexico City on Friday as the search for survivors amid twisted rubble of collapsed buildings began to wind down three days after the country's most deadly earthquake in a generation
Suddenly homeless Mexicans relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Some are sleeping in their cars outside their homes, "So people don't rob us of the little we have"
Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behaviour," Canada's foreign affairs department says.
Recent hurricanes have hit dozens of toxic waste sites in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida, making some of them more dangerous than they already were.
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.
The Obamacare repeal zombie rose yet again this week for its last, best chance to gut the current health law — until the same Republican senator who put it down in July returned on Friday to deliver another conclusive blow.
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or injury.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov weighed in on the war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong-un, saying Friday that cooler heads need to prevail.
Children like Abdul Hamid, who has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime, make up about 60 per cent of the more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled terrible persecution in Myanmar. UNICEF says over 1,400 children have crossed into Bangladesh with a parent.
U.S. President Donald Trump rejoined his war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying Friday night, "We can't have madmen out there shooting rockets all over the place." Earlier Friday, Kim Jong-un called Trump a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.
British police have charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week's bomb attack on the London subway.