The governor of Puerto Rico says the US Caribbean territory needs urgent help to rebuild after experiencing an "unprecedented disaster" in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would dissolve the lower house of parliament, paving the way for fresh elections at a time when tensions with North Korea have boosted the leader's polling support.
The White House has dismissed as "absurd" an accusation by North Korea that US President Donald Trump had declared war on the Asian nation, with Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho claiming on Monday that Pyongyang could now shoot down US aircraft.
A film festival featuring winners and finalists of the 2017 Cross-Strait Youth Short Firm Competition (We愛•兩岸青年短片大賽) inaugurated at Taiwan's Chinese Culture University on Monday.
A leader of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) laid open discord within the party on Monday - just hours after the party became the country's third-strongest - by refusing to join its parliamentary group.
The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, has set a quota for the number of visitors to its ongoing popular exhibition of landscape paintings to avoid long queues.
After a two-year hiatus, the National Day fireworks display will be held in Taitung featuring the largest firework shells ever used in such events.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics announced its plans of delving into reseach and development of what industry sources referred to as "AI chips."
Roger Federer wraps up a dream weekend in perfect style, clinching the first edition of the Laver Cup for his Europe side through a dramatic 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 11-9 defeat of the World team's Nick Kyrgios.
President Tsai Ing-wen called for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to push for constitutional reforms in voting rights and human rights as well as other issues at the party's national convention on Sunday.
It started with a question on a university's decision to lend campus venue to outside events and escalated into a show-ending protest against Chinese influence on Sunday and subsequent attack of two protesters allegedly by China sympathizers.
Support for same-sex marriage in Australia is weakening as voters are being asked in a national postal survey whether to change the law to allow gay couples to legally wed.
The wave that French President Emmanuel Macron and his centrist party rode to power on in elections earlier this year appeared to ebb on Sunday during re-elections for the Senate.
The National Football League closed ranks Sunday in response to US President Donald Trump's Twitter tirade, after he suggested a boycott of the league and called for players who protest social injustice to be dropped by their teams.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted Sunday she faces tough talks before she can forge a new coalition, after an election result which saw her conservative bloc achieve its worst result in her 12 years in power.