After Hurricane Maria, hundreds of Puerto Ricans with treatable ailments like bedsores and kidney problems died agonizing deaths after going without proper medical care. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Disabled and elderly people were discharged from overwhelmed hospitals with bedsores that led to fatal infections.
Heavy rain and strong winds are set to once again batter parts of the British Isles, after two people were killed as the first named storm of the season brought with it gusts of 102mph. A new weather system moving in from the Atlantic has prompted a warning of possible flooding and further travel disruption after storm Ali wreaked havoc as it swept across Britain and Ireland.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered fire by Syrian forces which downed a Russian reconnaissance plane, the Kremlin said Wednesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media during a joint news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban after their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Sept.
A top European Union official says key parts of Britain's offer to conclude Brexit talks fall short of expectations and need to be improved, just six months before the country leaves the bloc. European Council President Donald Tusk said "the U.K.'s proposals will need to be reworked and further negotiated."
The Latest on the release from prison of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on bail after their sentences were suspended. : A party aide says Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son in-law have been released from a prison in the garrison city of Rawalpindi after a court suspended their prison sentences while they appeal.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a broad agreement in Pyongyang on Wednesday that both said would usher in a new era of peace on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea agreed to take further steps towards denuclearization, including permanently dismantling its Dongchang-ri missile engine test site and launch pad and allowing international inspectors to observe the process, Moon announced at a joint news conference with Kim following the signing ceremony.
The exercise in the constituency of North Antrim represents the first use of a democratic device created following the Westminster expenses scandal. It was triggered after Mr Paisley was banned from the House of Commons for 30 sitting days for failing to declare two 2013 family holidays paid for by the Sri Lanka government.
A seven-stone police dog was in "prey drive" when it repeatedly bit a 73-year-old woman during a search for a suspect, his handler told an inquest. Irene Collins, who had cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, stumbled after Pc Mark Baines told police dog Dano to initially release her from his jaws.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks next to first lady Melania Trump during a meeting with Poland's President Andrzej Duda in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 18, 2018.
The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is being replaced after clashing with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence in the country. Ms Merkel's office released a short statement saying the head of Germany's BfV spy agency, Hans-Georg Maassen, will be moved to a new position within the Interior Ministry.
A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defence ministry said. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked targets in north-western Syria.
Inquests are to open later on Tuesday into the deaths of a British couple at a hotel in Egypt on a Thomas Cook holiday. John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, died on August 21 after becoming suddenly ill while staying at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada.
18, 2018. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that he ... . South Koreans salute during a rally to wish for the successful inter-Korean summit near the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept.
The Israeli government announced that it agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews - accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a special committee had agreed to allow community members who already have children in Israel to immigrate.
Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter. Of the 40 to 50 miners and their families believed inside the chapel, there is a "99 percent" chance that they all were killed, said Mayor Victorio Palangdan of Itogon, the Benguet province town that was among the hardest hit by the typhoon that struck Saturday.
The presidents of Russia and Turkey are meeting in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi in a bid to find a diplomatic resolution to the crisis around a rebel-held region in Syria. The province of Idlib in north-western Syria is the largest bastion of the opposition, and Turkey has been eager to prevent a potential government offensive there.
Police are appealing for information after a quad bike crash left a man and an eight-year-old girl seriously injured. The vehicle collided with a lamppost on a public footpath near Springfield Gardens, Irvine, North Ayrshire at around 5.30pm on Saturday.