Annual General Debate kicks off in New York with speeches from UN chief and leaders of US, Qatar and Iran.
Too big to fail: Is Evergrande China’s Lehman Brothers moment?
Investors are worried an Evergrande debt default could send shock waves through the Chinese and global economies.
‘No one really wins’: Canada vote results near identical to 2019
As PM Trudeau’s Liberals fall short of a majority, experts say result shows Canadians want gov’t to get back to work.
Namibians protest as MPs to vote on German genocide deal
Germany in May described the killings of the Herero and Nama people more than a century ago as genocide for first time.
US officials fear al-Qaeda threat after fall of Kabul to Taliban
In wake of chaotic US withdrawal, US intelligence agencies are watching to see if al-Qaeda and ISKP gain.
Toxic gas fears as Canary Islands volcano lava nears sea
Meeting of the lava with a body of water could cause explosions and produce clouds of toxic gas.
Talk of Wagner mercenary deal shines light on Mali power politics
Possible deal reflects ongoing political shift in Mali and changing dynamics in its ties with Russia and France.
Burundi probes grenade blasts, pledges to stamp out ‘terrorists’
Interior ministry says two people killed when ‘still unidentified terrorists’ hurled grenades in two Bujumbura sites.
Texas doctor who defied state’s new abortion ban is sued
Two suits challenging Texas law are seen setting up a US Supreme Court test of the abortion ban’s constitutionality.