Rescue teams in India struggled through thick sludge and debris on Saturday to reach dozens of submerged homes as the death toll from landslides and accidents caused by torrential monsoon rain rose to 125.
French anti-riot police fired teargas on Saturday as clashes broke out during protests in central Paris against COVID-19 curbs and vaccination, local television reported.
Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents in the capital, Manila, out of low-lying communities on Saturday as heavy monsoon rains, compounded by a tropical storm, flooded the city and nearby provinces.
Samoa's first female Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mataafa, said on Saturday her government would formally take office next week, a day after the country's Court of Appeal affirmed her government was legal.
China reported 35 new COVID-19 cases in the Mainland on July 23, down from 48 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Saturday.
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during a clash in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
The Miami-Dade County Fire and Rescue Department on Friday declared an end to its search for more human remains in the rubble of a Florida condominium complex that collapsed on June 24, killing at least 97 people.
Haiti bid a rowdy farewell to assassinated President Jovenel Moise on Friday as his funeral was roiled by nearby gunfire and protests, prompting a high-level US delegation to leave abruptly and other dignitaries to duck into vehicles for safety.
A COVID-19 surge ignited in parts of the United States by the highly contagious Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy has led to new mask mandates and deep confusion among some people about which guidance to follow.
Outgoing Executive Director of UNWOMEN has confirmed that she is a member of the African National Congress and intends to be active within the ruling party when she permanently returns to South Africa next month.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not revised its masking guidance, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps the United States, driving up infections, CDC director Rochelle Walensky said on Thursday.
Former United Nations Human Rights chief Navi Pillay will head an international commission of inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the latest conflict between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas in Gaza,the UN's Human Rights Council said in a statement on Thursday.
France has decided to adapt President Emmanuel Macron's security protocols in light of the Pegasus spyware case, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Thursday, in one of the first concrete actions announced in relation to the scandal.
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will visit China on July 25-26, the State Department said on Wednesday, as the world's two largest economies seek to navigate a deeply troubled bilateral relationship.
Unrest rocked the northern Haitian city of Cap-Haitien on Wednesday as demonstrators set up road blocks in protest against the assassination earlier this month of President Jovenel Moise,whose body will be laid to rest there on Friday.
Syria's air defences early on Thursday intercepted an Israeli attack on the Al Qusair area in Homs, Syrian state media reported. A Syrian military source said in a statement there was some material damage from the strike and no casualties.
At least 17 Bengali migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, while more than 380 were rescued by the coastguard, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Wednesday.
"Extremely alarming" is how the human rights office of the United Nations is describing revelations regarding the widespread use of surveillance software to spy on individuals from heads of state to journalists.
President Joe Biden and senior US officials will meet private sector leaders on August 25 to discuss ways to beef up cyber security, a White House spokesperson said on Wednesday, underscoring the need for collective action.
Visitors heading to museums, cinemas or swimming pools in France will be denied entry from Wednesday if they cannot show the document that proves they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or have had a recent negative test.
Myanmar politician Nyan Win, a senior adviser to ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, died in hospital on Tuesday after becoming infected with COVID-19 in jail, his party said, as the Southeast Asian country struggles with an exponential rise in infections.
China reported 22 new COVID-19 cases in the mainland on July 20 versus 65 a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Wednesday.
More than half of Australia's 25 million population came under hard COVID-19 lockdowns on Wednesday as the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus spread across three of the country's major cities.
Haiti's government on Tuesday formally appointed Ariel Henry as Prime Minister, nearly two weeks after President Jovenel Moise was gunned down in a murder plot that likely extends far beyond the Caribbean country's borders.
The US State Department has lowered its COVID 19-related travel advisory for India to “Level 3 – Reconsider Travel,” the department said in a statement on Tuesday.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki says she is in regular contact with the conservative news network Fox News about its coverage of the COVID-19 vaccine.
German authorities faced pressure on Tuesday to set aside longstanding privacy concerns and send mobile phone alerts directly to people in potential disaster zones following the devastation wrought by last week's catastrophic floods.
"I've seen grown men cry," says Captain Tejinder Singh, who hasn't set foot on dryland in more than seven months and isn't sure when he'll go home.
Rockets hit the Afghan capital on Tuesday, landing near the presidential palace during prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, officials and media said, but it was not immediately clear who was behind the attack.
The United States and its allies accused China on Monday of a global cyberespionage campaign, mustering an unusually broad coalition of countries to publicly call out Beijing for hacking.