Japan’s lower house has approved a bill that allows authorities to punish those found guilty of planning serious crimes.
Yemeni security officials and tribesmen say U.S. helicopters airlifted soldiers to the Arab country’s central Marib province where they clashed with suspected al-Qaida militants.
The South African city of Cape Town is instructing people to severely restrict water use because of the area’s worst drought in more than a century.
Nepali climbers say the rocky outcrop near the top of Mount Everest known as the “Hillary Step” is intact, disputing a British climber’s claim the feature had collapsed.
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):
President Donald Trump’s brief visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial may prove to be the most explosive stop during a hypersensitive trip to Israel. While Trump touts his Jewish daughter and his strong support for Israel, he has suffered a series of missteps on Jewish issues and appeared cavalier at times about the Holocaust.
Hong Kong police have launched a fresh crackdown on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial center.
Bahrain police say they’ve launched an operation targeting a town where a sit-in has been going on for months supporting a prominent Shiite cleric who had his citizenship stripped by the government.
British police are treating it as a terrorist incident and determining if attacker was part of a network.
Indonesia’s Aceh province carries out caning of 2 men convicted of having gay sex.