U.S. Presidents Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on Monday (Jul 16) vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world's greatest nuclear powers.
An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday (Jul 17), and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week.
The European Union's top officials arrive in Japan Tuesday (Jul 17) to sign the single market's biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order.
Joan Calamayan gathered with around 50 other young women at a bright green community centre in the Philippine village of Kalabaza. Many of the women had walked from far-flung villages to attend the day’s event: They had come to learn – and gain access to – about family planning.
Humanity has always endeavoured to speed up manual tasks. From the first use of animal ones as tools to the creation of the factory production line, we have always wanted to make things better, faster and cheaper.
Britain set out in detail Thursday (Jul 12) its proposals for the future economic and security relationship with the EU after Brexit. The plan was agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet last week - only for two top ministers to quit in protest at its provisions to adopt EU rules on trade in goods. The plan foresees an overall "association agreement" with the EU encompassing different deals on different areas. Here are the key points:
When a powerful surge of mud started to sweep through the tidy streets of Yanohigashi, many of its residents were totally caught off guard.
Rescuers raced to save four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Thai cave on Tuesday (Jul 10), as heavy rains threatened an already perilous escape mission that has seen eight of the boys extracted.
The toll in deadly rainfall that has devastated parts of Japan with flooding and landslides rose on Tuesday (Jul 10) to 141, as hopes faded that further survivors could be found.
Four more boys have been evacuated from the flooded Tham Luang cave complex, the chief of the rescue mission Narongsak Osottanakorn confirmed at a news conference on Monday night (Jul 9).
The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose on Monday (Jul 9) to nearly 100, according to an official tally, as rescue workers and troops struggled in the mud and water to save lives.
A deafening applause broke among a troop of journalists on Sunday night (Jul 8) in Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai when its former governor Narongsak Osottanakorn, the man leading one of the most watched rescue operations in the world, finished his first sentence at a press conference.
Thai authorities 13 foreign divers and five SEALs went in at 10am (local time) on Sunday (Jul 8) to rescue a dozen boys and their football coach who have been trapped in Tham Luang cave since Jun 23.
A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong wind and high temperatures tore through homes north of Los Angeles late on Friday (Jul 6), forcing thousands of residents to evacuate.
At least 45 people are missing as torrential rains that have killed 11 people pounded western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million people evacuated from their homes.
Thai rescuers pulled 37 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday (Jul 6) after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board.
China on Friday (Jul 6) struck back against U.S. President Donald Trump's trade offensive, intensifying the expanding and unpredictable dispute between the world's two largest economies.