At least 21 people have been killed by floods in Vietnam's four central provinces in the past week and eight are still missing, the government said on Sunday amid preparations for another tropical storm to hit the country. Fifteen of the victims were in Quang Binh province, the region expected to
Each December, I like to finish the year with a focus on a single photographer’s work over the previous 12 months. Several years ago, Bassam Khabieh was an IT administrator working in Damascus, Syria, near his hometown of Douma. Then, the Syrian war began. Soon, Khabieh picked up a camera and returned to Douma—an area controlled by rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad—to document the effects of years of shelling and urban warfare. Khabieh’s images often
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rebel-held areas of Aleppo have faced daily air strikes New talks are set to begin in Switzerland as the US and Russia try to broker another ceasefire in Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's Sergei Lavro
Photo President Obama arriving in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday. There were arguments at the airport between White House aides and Chinese security officials who tried to keep back reporters. Credit Damir Sagolj/Reuters ...