Yoshihide Suga elected as Japan's first new prime minister in 8 years
71-year-old Suga will replace long-time ally Shinzo Abe who is stepping down because of his health.
WHO reports record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 307,000
Brazilian official for uncontacted Amazon tribes killed by indigenous arrow
Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Haishen, possible record rainfall
Japan's Meteorological Agency says a powerful typhoon that's on course to hit the southwest of the country could make landfall at close to full strength. Typhoon Haishen is forecast to hit the island of Kyushu on Sunday or Monday.
‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43
Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43.
Search for bodies as Afghan floods kill over 160 people
The heavy rains began on Tuesday night and continued into the early hours of the next day.
Mexico to eclipse UK with third highest coronavirus death toll
Mexico is poised to overtake Britain as the country with the third-highest coronavirus death toll as the pandemic reaches new milestones in Latin America and threatens to disrupt efforts to reopen the economy. The unwanted record will place Mexico behind Brazil, Latin America’s largest and most populous nation, and the United States.