EXCLUSIVE North, South Korea in talks over summit, reopening liaison officeChina · 6:20 AM UTC
North and South Korea are in talks to reopen a joint liaison office that Pyongyang demolished last year and hold a summit as part of efforts to restore relations, three South Korean government sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Asia PacificU.S. concern over China nukes buildup after new silos report
Asia PacificSydney adds four weeks to lockdown as Australia COVID-19 cases grow
EnergySummer's gasoline recovery could fizzle on rising infection cases
BusinessChina state-owned daily urges calm after market rout
United StatesU.S. Justice Dept won't defend Republican lawmaker in Capitol riot lawsuit
AmericasCanada border guards vote to strike days ahead of reopening to U.S. tourists
Olympics · 7:52 AM UTCBiles out of next Tokyo event, sharpening focus on mental health at Games
Gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, a day after she shocked the world by pulling out of the team event and put a sharp focus on mental health at the Games.
Scenes from a brutal battle in Ethiopia
Burned out vehicles, unburied bodies, family photographs: This is what was left behind after a battle in the northern village of Tigray
EnvironmentFlash floods kill at least 4 in Indian Kashmir, dozens missing
Dozens of villagers were missing in Indian-ruled Kashmir on Wednesday after flash floods destroyed their houses, killing at least four people, officials said.