Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 12:51am
Japanese officials are wary ahead of the arrival of outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Their concern is not only about his foreign policy toward the U.S., but also about his informal style. They are paranoid about him chewing gum in front of the emperor.
Kelvin Chan, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 12:30am
A jury in Hong Kong watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker describing how he tortured and killed an Indonesian woman he met in a bar, saying he repeatedly raped her and "tortured her badly."
Human Rights Watch says Saudi Arabia and Russia's candidacies for the U.N.'s top human rights body are compromised by their actions in Yemen and Syria respectively, where they have been accused of unlawful attacks on civilians.
Leonardo Haberkorn, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 8:31pm
Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who was a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday. He was 88.
Susannah George and Balint Szlanko, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 7:26pm
Mosul, the largest city controlled by the Islamic State group, is still home to more than 1 million civilians. The government and international aid groups fear that a sudden mass exodus will overwhelm the few camps set up on its outskirts, but those who stay are running out of food.