The fast-moving typhoon lashed Philippines overnight, leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of villagers to flee.
South Korea has accused Pyongyang of fatally shooting one of its public servants, who was likely trying to defect, and burning his body after finding him on a floating object in North Korean waters earlier this week.
Seoul says the suspected defector was killed at sea and his body burned as a coronavirus precaution after he was interrogated in the water over several hours.
Panicky and desperate moves by Brussels to bully Boris Johnson are going to backfire.
Cyclone Amphan has reportedly killed 72 people in India and 12 in Bangladesh. Most of the deaths were due to the collapse of walls, drowning and falling trees in both countries.
The years-long conflict coupled with the Saudi-led economic blockade has fuelled famine and disease, affecting children the most.
When the International Court of Justice handed over a contested, oil-rich peninsula to Cameroon, a decade-long nightmare began for its Nigerian residents.
Fishermen in the Tunisian town of Zarzis have been frontline actors in saving migrant lives at sea even though their humanitarian assistance is increasingly being compromised by hostile European migration policies.
As the conflict entered its fifth year on Tuesday, figures showed at least half a million children have dropped out of school with many doing odd jobs to sustain themselves and their families.
Since 2009, devastating oil spills have exposed thousands of fishermen and farmers in the oil-rich kingdom to toxic substances, affecting their health and destroying their farmlands and rivers. The clean-up process, however, is too slow.
The Brexit deal that Theresa May's team negotiated leaves the UK in such a weak position that other countries thinking of leaving the EU will be seriously reconsidering.
Gus Hutt was preparing for an early morning fish when he saw what appeared to be a doll bobbing past him in a rip current at Matata Beach in the North Island's Bay of Plenty.
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