President Donald Trump warned “Rocket Man” Kim Jong-Un is on a “suicide mission” and threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if it targets the United States or its allies, in a bellicose maiden address to the UN Tuesday.
A powerful earthquake shuddered through Mexico City on Tuesday, destroying buildings and causing an unknown number of casualties among the megapolis’ 20 million inhabitants, on the exact anniversary of a devastating 1985 temblor.
French President Emmanuel Macron stood firm Tuesday that landmark agreements on Iran and climate change would not change as he gently nudged Donald Trump to return to the fold.
A Czech zoo on Tuesday burnt 33 kilos (72 pounds) of rare rhino horns, including some it sawed off its own animals in the wake of a brutal attack on a French zoo.
Kenya’s chief justice on Tuesday hit out at political leaders and their supporters over a wave of threats against his court, which annulled last month’s presidential election over widespread irregularities.
An independent Tanzanian newspaper has been suspended for two years, a government spokesman said Tuesday, accusing the publication of sedition and endangering national security.
UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed “full and unfettered” access to Myanmar to probe a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the investigation.
Big screens broadcast Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech on the Rohingya crisis nationwide as she tried to mollify the world without riling Myanmar’s army or challenging longstanding prejudices — but few could understand her clipped English.
The Caribbean island of Dominica, battered by Hurricane Maria Tuesday, was also struck by severe storms in 2015 and 1979.
Brazil’s leader on Tuesday warned that there were “no alternatives to democracy” in Venezuela as he voiced solidarity with the people of the crisis-consumed nation.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a special cabinet meeting on the eve of her Brexit speech, a spokesman said Tuesday, as she seeks to bring her ministers in line behind her EU strategy.