A powerful earthquake shuddered through Mexico City on Tuesday, destroying buildings and causing an unknown number of casualties among the megapolis’ 20 million inhabitants, on the exact anniversary of a devastating 1985 temblor.
President Donald Trump warned “Rocket Man” Kim Jong-Un is on a “suicide mission” and threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if it targets the United States or its allies, in a bellicose maiden address to the UN Tuesday.
The South African glamour model who accuses Zimbabwe’s first lady of battering her with an electrical plug launched a legal bid on Tuesday to have Grace Mugabe stripped of her immunity.
French President Emmanuel Macron stood firm Tuesday that landmark agreements on Iran and climate change would not change as he gently nudged Donald Trump to return to the fold.
A Czech zoo on Tuesday burnt 33 kilos (72 pounds) of rare rhino horns, including some it sawed off its own animals in the wake of a brutal attack on a French zoo.
Kenya’s chief justice on Tuesday hit out at political leaders and their supporters over a wave of threats against his court, which annulled last month’s presidential election over widespread irregularities.
An independent Tanzanian newspaper has been suspended for two years, a government spokesman said Tuesday, accusing the publication of sedition and endangering national security.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Myanmar leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi on Tuesday to urge her government to address “deeply troubling allegations of human rights abuses and violations.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Tuesday to fight an “Iranian curtain” descending on the Middle East, pledging not to allow Tehran to establish a permanent presence in Syria.
The Caribbean island of Dominica, battered by Hurricane Maria Tuesday, was also struck by severe storms in 2015 and 1979.
Brazil’s leader on Tuesday warned that there were “no alternatives to democracy” in Venezuela as he voiced solidarity with the people of the crisis-consumed nation.