India Covid: Dozens more bodies wash up on Ganges river bank
A further 50 corpses are found on embankments, this time in Uttar Pradesh, as India battles Covid.
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Australian boy, 13, crushed by bin lorry after sleeping in bin
The teenager and two younger children were sleeping in the industrial bin in Port Lincoln.
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Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket fire
The Israeli military said the action was in response to rockets being fired towards Jerusalem.
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Russia school shooting: Children escape out of windows as eight killed in attack
Children and a teacher have been killed in a shooting at a school in Kazan, Russia, officials say.
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Vesuvius ancient eruption rescuer identified at Herculaneum, says expert
A body found at Herculaneum may have been part of Pliny the Elder's team sent to rescue residents.
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Israel-Palestinians: Old grievances fuel new fighting
Failure to tackle deep-seated issues meant fresh violence between the two sides was a matter of time.
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Bob Marley: 40th anniversary of the music pioneer's death
The reggae music legend died of cancer in 1981 aged just 36.
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Brazil Amazon: Deadly shootout as illegal miners enter indigenous land
Violence in Brazil's Amazon is increasing, with tens of thousands of illegal miners in protected areas.
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Rapper J Cole to play in Basketball Africa League
US rapper J Cole is set to sign for a Rwandan club ahead of the inaugural Basketball Africa League.
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Houston suspect arrested as pet tiger remains on the loose
A murder suspect is in custody but his pet tiger is still roaming the streets of a Houston suburb.
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Escape tunnel found at Australian detention centre
A refugee group claims the tunnel was close to breaching the site's outer perimeter.
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Nine dead in shooting at Russian school
Eight children and a teacher died in a school shooting in Russian city of Kazan, Russian media say.
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Forests the size of France regrown since 2000, study suggests
Conservation groups say naturally restored forests can help in the fight against climate change.
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WHO says India Covid variant of 'global concern'
The WHO says the B.1.617 mutation spreads more easily than other variants and requires further study.
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China: Census reveals slowest population growth in decades
The results add pressure on Beijing to boost measures for couples to have more babies.
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Myanmar: Journalists who fled coup face Thailand deportation
Five journalists and activists who fled Myanmar's violence are on trial for illegally entering Thailand.
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Ahmaud Arbery: US state of Georgia abolishes citizen's arrest law
Georgia becomes the first US state to make the move, which was spurred by a black man's shooting.
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Biden denies benefits are holding back job-seekers
The US president rejects claims that unemployed Americans have less of an incentive to find work.
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Strait of Hormuz: US fires warning shots at Iranian boats in Gulf
The Pentagon accuses Iranian boats of acting "aggressively" near US vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.
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Jerusalem violence: Deadly Israeli air strikes after Gaza rocket attacks
Tensions between Israel and the Palestinians heighten after spiralling in recent days.
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