U.S. troops have stepped up their exit from northern Syria. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says President Donald Trump has directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin to withdraw "as safely and quickly as possible." The U.S. appears to be moving toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war."
Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 36 dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.
Benjamin Alfaro and Amy Guthrie, Associated Press | PostedOct 13th - 4:47pm
Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America found themselves corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico on Sunday after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States.
Thousands of Haitians have joined a protest in the capital called by the art community to demand President Jovenel Moïse resign, increasing pressure on the embattled leader after nearly a month of marches that have shuttered schools and businesses.
Martin Scorsese said Sunday he's keeping an open mind about the cinema "revolution" sparked by the rise of video streaming services, as his Netflix-backed mafia epic "The Irishman" closed the London Film Festival .
Sri Lanka's former defense chief, a presidential hopeful, says he will empower the state's intelligence sector with necessary legal cover for their duties to secure the country in the aftermath of the deadly Easter Sunday bomb blasts.
Sudan's new, transitional authorities have six months to make peace with the country's rebels under a power-sharing deal reached this summer between the military and the pro-democracy movement following the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April.
Egypt's president says he will meet with the Ethiopian prime minister in efforts to restart critical talks over Ethiopia's soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam, which Cairo claims threatens its water supply.