The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000 putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.
Destruction and damage are widespread in eastern Ukraine. After five years of conflict many voters just one thing from this month's presidential election: peace.
The world's biggest planemaker faced escalating pressure on Monday after Ethiopia pointed to parallels between its crash and one in Indonesia, sharpening the focus on the safety of software installed in Boeing 737 MAX planes.
Tens of thousands of school students around the world walked out of classes on Friday in a global strike to protest against government inaction on climate change.
At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 40 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever mass shooting.
It's been eight years since Syria began its descent into war, and while ISIS is fighting over a final shred of territory in eastern Syria, there are wider economic difficulties the Syrian government faces despite military victories.
British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, paving the way for a vote to delay Brexit to seek a way out of Britain's worst political crisis in generations.
The US aviation regulator said on Tuesday it would not ground Boeing 737 MAX planes after a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people, bucking a trend of countries around the world that have suspended the aircraft's operations.
The vote puts the world's fifth largest economy in uncharted territory with no obvious way forward: exiting the EU without a deal, delaying the March 29 divorce date, a snap election, or even another referendum are all now possible.
Singapore and Australia became the latest nations to suspend Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday, while identification of the Ethiopian Airlines crash's 157 victims dragged on and black box recorders were yet to yield the cause.