In this Oct. 11, 2021, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during an exhibition of weapons systems in Pyongyang. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service/AP hide caption toggle captionContinue Reading

QUITO, Ecuador — President Guillermo Lasso has declared a state of emergency to confront drug trafficking and other crimes in Ecuador, saying the military and police would take to the streets to provide security. In a national broadcast on Monday night, Mr. Lasso said, “There is only one enemy: drugContinue Reading

new video loaded: Schools Reopen as Cities in Australia Ease Virus Restrictions transcript Back transcript Schools Reopen as Cities in Australia Ease Virus Restrictions New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, eased coronavirus restrictions after it passed the target of fully vaccinating 80 percent of the eligible population, sending thousandsContinue Reading

new video loaded: Britons Pay Tribute to Slain Lawmaker transcript Back transcript Britons Pay Tribute to Slain Lawmaker British leaders and local residents paid their respects to David Amess, a Conservative lawmaker who was fatally stabbed on Friday while meeting with constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, England. I feelContinue Reading

A screen image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing on Saturday shows Chinese astronauts Ye Guangfu (from left), Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping waving after entering the Chinese space station. Tian Dingyu/Xinhua via AP hide caption toggle caption Tian Dingyu/Xinhua via AP A screen image captured at BeijingContinue Reading

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah help an injured comrade during armed clashes that erupted during a protest on Thursday in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption toggle caption Hassan Ammar/AP Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah help an injured comradeContinue Reading

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, forth from left, and other lawmakers give three cheers after dissolving the lower house, the more powerful of the two parliamentary chambers, during an extraordinary Diet session at the lower house of parliament Thursday. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption toggle caption Eugene Hoshiko/AP Japanese Prime MinisterContinue Reading