Welterweight boxing star Manny Pacquiao is in training for his next bout with Errol Spence Jr. next month in the boxing ring. But the champion boxer looks closer and closer to a fight in the political ring for the top spot as president of his country, the Philippines.


A growing COVID crisis is taking the humanitarian disaster in Myanmar from bad to worse. Health experts predict that half of Myanmar's 55 million people could be infected within three weeks as the situation is complicated by an oxygen shortage, very poor healthcare, and medical personnel hiding from the military.


The Biden administration announced new sanctions Thursday against a Cuban official and a government special brigade that it says was involved in human rights abuses during a government crackdown on protests on the island earlier this month.


This week, the Biden administration announced an unprecedented global coalition against China. NATO, the European Union, and other countries are joining the United States to expose the Chinese Communist Party's malicious cyber activities. 

This undated photo released by Tokyo 2020 shows Kentaro Kobayashi, a key director of Tokyo Olympics’ opening ceremony. (©Tokyo 2020 via AP)

The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee fired the director of the opening ceremony on Thursday because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998.


The Biden administration has reached a deal with Germany that will allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe.


A Christian man in eastern Uganda is recovering after his Muslim brother hit him in the head with a machete. The reason for the attack? He converted to Christianity.  


Pastor Tim Stephens, the Canadian pastor who was jailed after a police helicopter discovered where he was holding his church's outdoor worship services, is speaking out about how his incarceration allowed him to minister to inmates.

This bridge over the Ahr in Ahrweiler, western Germany is completely destroyed, Sunday, July 18, 2021. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)

The death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday after rescue workers dug deeper into debris left by receding waters. Heavy rain fueled new floods in southeastern Germany and Austria, though not on the scale of last week’s devastating onslaught.


Without much fanfare, the U.S. military is making a quick withdrawal from Afghanistan per the orders of the president.