Cyclone Idai’s death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm as workers restore electricity and try to prevent the outbreak of cholera.
French authorities are investigating the case of an elderly female protester who suffered head injuries when police charged people defying a yellow vest protest ban in Nice.
One of Germany’s richest families says it plans to give millions of euros to charity after learning about ancestors who enthusiastically supported the Nazis and used forced labour.
Authorities say the death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai is now 446.
Nearly five years after a coup, Thailand has voted in a long-delayed election setting a military-backed party against the populist political force the generals overthrew.
Thousands of people have gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch for a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.
Authorities say they have arrested a Russian tourist who was attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
Voters in Thailand are heading to the polls in the country’s first election since the military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coup.
Scots eyewitness describes scene as mayday helicopters pluck passengers to safety from stricken cruise ship Viking Sky
Helicopters and a fleet of rescue vessels battled waves of almost 20 metres high to reach hundreds of cruise ship passengers stuck off the coast of Norway.
Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with police firing tear gas after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and bans on protests in high-risk neighbourhoods prevented the kind of rioting that devastated the city a week ago.
Video footage from on board the cruise ship Viking Sky shows furniture rolling around and parts of the ceiling collapsing.