Typhoon Faxai makes landfall in Japan

Image copyright AFP Typhoon Faxai has made landfall near the Japanese capital bringing heavy rain and winds of up 210km/h (130mph). Hundreds of thousands in the greater Tokyo area have been advised to evacuate as…

US Open final: Nadal takes on Medvedev –…

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Powerful typhoon passes over North Korea

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTyphoon Lingling has arrived in North Korea, after battering the SouthA powerful typhoon has passed over the Korean peninsula, leaving five people dead and 460 houses damaged…

Taliban: US has most to lose from cancelled…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIs peace with the Taliban possible?The Taliban says Americans have the most to lose from cancelling peace negations that sought to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.…

Iranian tankers oil sold in defiance of US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iran had promised a court the tanker would not sail to Syria A tanker suspected of trying to deliver Iranian oil to Syria in defiance of international sanctions has now…

Trump faces third challenger in Republican race

Image copyright Reuters Mark Sanford, a former South Carolina governor, has become the latest Republican to challenge President Trump in the party's primary contest. "I'm here to tell you now that I am going to…