Evacuation of passengers has ended as cruise ship travels to Norway port
Evacuation of passengers has ended as cruise ship travels to port. The evacuation of passengers from a cruise ship off the western coast of Norway has come to an end as the vessel safely makes its way to Molde harbor, Viking Ocean Cruises said in a statement.
Tugs tow Norway cruise ship after 463 rescued; 17 injured
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — More than 450 passengers were airlifted off a cruise ship that got stranded off Norway's western coast in bad weather before the rescue operation was suspended Sunday so the vessel could be towed to a nearby port, Norwegian authorities said.
Death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai rises to 446
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) - Authorities say the death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai is now 446. Environment minister Celso Correia said Sunday that nearly 110,000 people are now in camps more than a week after Cyclone Idai hit. As rescue efforts wind down, aid workers across the vast region are
Italy's Di Maio tries to reassure Washington after becoming first EU country to join China's massive Belt and Road initiative
Italy on Saturday became the first European Union and Group of 7 country to join China's expansive Belt and Road Initiative, drawing concern from the U.S. and European allies. Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Rome saw a total of 29 deals signed, altogether worth $2.8 billion.
Exit poll has Thai opposition winning most seats but not enough for government
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai voters flocked to the polls on Sunday for the first election since a 2014 coup, and an exit poll indicated the populist party linked to exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra would win the most seats, but not enough to form a government.