Sierra Leone began a week of mourning Wednesday as it emerged that 105 children were among more than 300 people who perished in mudslides and torrential flooding, in one of the country's worst natural disasters. With 600 people still missing in Freetown, President Ernest Bai Koroma described the
Filming of "Mission: Impossible 6" has been delayed by up to three months after its star Tom Cruise damaged his ankle in a botched stunt, US media reported on Wednesday. The 55-year-old, known for performing his own death-defying stunts, was injured as he attempted a jump between buildings
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the Venezuelan government and opposition on Wednesday to re-start negotiations, calling for a brokered solution to the country's economic and political crisis. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the army to conduct a round of military drills
China's Under-20 team will play matches in the fourth tier of German football this season as part of a drive to ramp up the fortunes of the much-maligned national side. China's Communist government, led by football fan President Xi Jinping, is throwing money at the sport in the hope of ending
Donald Trump found himself in the eye of a political storm Wednesday after his stunning remarks on the unrest in Charlottesville, which sparked unease within his own camp and could mark a turning point in his already chaotic presidency.
"Microscopic bacteria were replaced by much larger algae" fed by nutrients ripped from mountainsides as glaciers slid toward the sea, said Jochen Brocks, a professor at Australian National University and lead author of a study published in Nature. "These organisms revolutionised the base
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States opened the first round of talks Wednesday to revamp the 23-year-old NAFTA free trade agreement, which some see as a demon and others view as a savior. Instead, they saw US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer double down and insist the North American