US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the country's name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union.
Packing winds of more than 125 mph, tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year, equivalent to a maximum Category 5 "intense hurricane" in the Atlantic.
Demonstrators including high-school students gathered peacefully in the heart of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, held signs and chanted slogans denouncing the guilty verdict against the two journalists.
Florence diminished from hurricane strength as it came ashore on Friday, but forecasters said the 350-mile-wide storm's slow progress across the two states could leave much of the region under water in the coming days.
On Saturday, OLF leader Dawud Ibsa arrived in the capital Addis Ababa aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane. Tens of thousands of supporters attended a rally celebrating his return from neighboring Eritrea, where he has lived in exile.
US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian election meddling as part of a plea deal.
The star's vanishing act has sparked wild speculation in China about her fate, including reports the actress had been detained: She dropped off the radar in June when reports started to swirl that she was involved in a probe into tax evasion in the film industry.
Flooding from Hurricane Florence swept across the Carolinas early on Friday as the massive storm surged toward the coast. And, Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday warning an estimated 5.2 million people in the path of a powerful typhoon to stay indoors.
"3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. ... As time went by it did not go up by much. Then, a long time later, they started to report really large numbers, like 3000," Trump wrote on Twitter. "This was done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible ..."
American companies in China are being hurt by tariffs in the growing trade war between Washington and Beijing, according to a survey of hundreds of firms.