Dozens of bodies recovered after boats carrying Rohingya sink

Three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar have capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies of women and children have been recovered, officials said Thursday.

Canada to help U.S. by shipping supplies to Harvey victims

Canada has received an official request from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency for pediatric hygiene kits along with pediatric pillows, towels and other linens in response to needs arising from Hurricane Harvey's aftermath.

China exports its bike-sharing revolution to the U.S. and the world

To rent a bike in China, all it takes is a phone app, and any of the millions of bicycles scattered on sidewalks everywhere can be yours. No bike stand. No drop-off point. You scan a code, you ride, you leave and lock the bike wherever and whenever you’re done.

Sergey Lavrov calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed Moscow's support for Kuwait's mediation efforts to defuse a three-month long diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.

UN renews peacekeeping mission in Lebanon as US warns of war

The UN Security Council on Wednesday extended the peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for another year amid pressure from the United States for the UN force to take action against Hezbollah militants.

China: Korean tensions at 'tipping point'

Beijing urges US, South Korea to halt military exercises, as White House considers 'all options' after missile launch.

Rex Tillerson says Trump ‘speaks for himself’ on values

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson became the latest and highest-ranking administration official to distance himself from President Trump, saying in a Sunday interview that the president “speaks for himself” in his response to racial hatred and violence.

Who is Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh?

The flamboyant self-proclaimed Indian guru is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of raping two of his followers.

'We won't talk troop numbers': Trump vows 'clear definition of victory' in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump will loosen the rules of engagement for US troops in Afghanistan, but did not specify any changes in numbers of troops during his national address on the war at the Army's Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, next to Arlington National Cemetery.

Arsenal lost to Stoke on Saturday, and even British police joined in the mocking with a zinger

Stoke City was long a bogey team for Arsenal after it was promoted to the Premier League in 2008. Its bullish, direct style contrasted dramatically—and effectively—with Arsenal’s silky football.