Nikoloz Basilashvili Beats Shapovalov at Shanghai Masters
Nikoloz Basilashvili won his sixth straight match Tuesday, beating Denis Shapovalov 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.
The Latest: No Vatican Comment on Possible NKorea Pope Visit
The Latest on South Korea saying that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit (all times local):
Apparent White Tiger Attack Kills Keeper at Japan Zoo
Japanese police are investigating the death of a zookeeper killed in an apparent attack by a white tiger.
Exhibit Looks at Key Traumatic Moments in Czechoslovakia
The voices of the witnesses are quiet. Their heads are projected on screens behind a chain-link fence in complete darkness at the site of a former monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. Their topic: the most painful moments in the history of Czechoslovakia.
The Latest: Michael Intensifies Over Southern Gulf of Mexico
The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local):
Bulgaria Probes EU Funds Misuse After Slaying of Journalist
Bulgarian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the suspected misuse of European Union funds, following the brutal slaying of a television reporter who highlighted possible government corruption.
Indonesia Says Death Toll in Sulawesi Quake Rises to 2,010
Indonesia’s disaster agency says the death toll from the Sulawesi island earthquake and tsunami has climbed past 2,000.
China Promises Not to Weaken Yuan, Criticizes US Concern
China’s government has promised not to weaken its currency to boost exports and rejected U.S. concern about the sagging yuan as groundless and irresponsible.
Dutch Appeals Court Upholds Landmark Climate Case Ruling
A Dutch appeals court has upheld a landmark ruling that ordered the Dutch government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 percent by 2020 from benchmark 1990 levels.
UN Official: Qatar to Buy Fuel for Gaza’s Only Power Plant
A top United Nations official says Qatar is buying fuel to restart the only power plant in the beleaguered Gaza Strip.