UNITED NATIONS, Oct 6: Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres, who is virtually certain to be the next U.N. secretary-general, says he wants to be "an honest broker, a bridge-builder and someone who tries to create conditions for consensus."
NEW YORK, Oct 4: It seems running for president is hurting Donald Trump's finances big time. The Republican nominee's fortune fell $800 million last year sending him tumbling 35 spots on a list of richest Americans, Forbes said Tuesday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 5: Hurricane Matthew roared into the southwestern coast of Haiti on Tuesday, threatening a largely rural corner of the impoverished country with devastating storm conditions as it headed north toward Cuba and the eastern coast of Florida.
STOCKHOLM, Oct 4: British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for studies on exotic matter that could result in improved materials for electronics or quantum computers.
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4: It was a big, and ultimately doomed, proposal from a small country at a U.N. wildlife conference in South Africa: legalize the international sale of rhino horn because a 1977 ban on its trade has failed to stop the scourge of poaching.