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  World   Americas  11 Sep 2017

World, Americas, 11 Sep 2017

Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

A few miles away, 30 others had to be evacuated when a 60-foot sinkhole opened up under an apartment building.

11 Sep 2017 6:16 PM

UNHRC deplores current steps in India to deport Rohingya refugees

Communal tensions appeared to be rising across Myanmar on Monday after two weeks of violence in Rakhine state.

11 Sep 2017 5:37 PM

Textbook example of ethnic cleansing: UN warns Myanmar situation of Rohingya crisis

The United Nations says 294,000 bedraggled and exhausted Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh.

11 Sep 2017 5:18 PM

Trump calls Hurricane Irma 'some big monster', wishes to visit Florida very soon

Trump has offered the full resources of the federal government to Florida and the affected states.

11 Sep 2017 4:46 PM

Indian-Americans from other US states pool resources to help Hurricane Irma hit Floridians

About 120,000 Indian-Americans live in Florida, thousands of them residing in the now-dangerous zones of Miami.

11 Sep 2017 4:05 PM


Havana in waist-deep water after Hurricane irma lashes Cuba

In other streets near the seafront, the water reached up to people's waists and flooded their homes, leaving timber floating in the streets.

11 Sep 2017 1:44 PM

Hurricane Irma gives Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling

The 400-mile-wide (640-kilometer-wide) storm blew ashore in the mostly cleared-out Florida Keys.

11 Sep 2017 11:49 AM

UN to vote on new N Korea sanctions on Monday as China, Russia remains unclear

The draft resolution also no longer proposes an asset freeze on the military-controlled national airline Air Koryo.

11 Sep 2017 11:31 AM

Aftershocks of earthquake rattle southern Mexico as toll rises to 90

Many people continued to sleep outside, fearful of more collapses, as strong aftershocks continued to rattle the town

11 Sep 2017 11:07 AM

Three dead as Hurricane Irma batters Florida

The exact cause of the crash was not immediately known.

11 Sep 2017 12:31 AM