Philippine officials on Saturday ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents in the southern part of the main Luzon island, as the world’s strongest storm this year approached the Southeast Asian nation.
At the first meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, held over chocolate cake and sorbet at the US President’s vast Mar-a-Lago private club in Florida, the two leaders seemed on the brink of establishing an unlikely and potentially special relationship.
On the day the U.K. passed one million confirmed COVID-19 cases, Boris Johnson made a sudden about-face and confirmed that stringent restrictions on business and daily life would begin in England on Thursday and last until Dec. 2.
Huge crowds turned out to protest in the Polish capital, Warsaw, on Friday against a court decision to ban nearly all abortions, making it one of the largest demonstrations seen in the country in decades.
A super typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines with ferocious winds early Sunday and about a million people have been evacuated in its projected path, including in the capital where the main international airport was ordered closed.
As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away — sparking one of the first major international crises of his administration.