Streets remain flooded and buildings damaged after tropical Cyclone Shaheen lashed Oman, leaving two workers dead in a landslide and a child killed by flash flooding. Flights were cancelled or delayed as wind speeds reached 120 kilometres an hour across Oman's north coast.
Debris lies on Chapel Street in Melbourne after a shallow quake shook southeastern Australia early Wednesday.
16 Jul 2021
Massive flooding in western Germany has left dozens of people dead and caused significant damage.
3 Jan 2021
Reports say the tremor was also felt strongly in Zagreb, some 50 kilometers north of the epicenter, where panicked residents ran into the streets. A Slovenian nuclear power plant has been shut as a precaution.
14 Dec 2020
Images of damage after jihadists from the Boko Haram group killed at least 27 people in an attack of "unprecedented savagery" in the town of Toumour, in the southeastern Niger region of Diffa, according to local officials. Between 800 and 1,000 houses, the central market and numerous vehicles were also destroyed in the fire, according to a senior local official.
1 Aug 2020
Germany's top court has ruled that people who bought a VW car after the Dieselgate scandal erupted in 2015 are not entitled to compensation. It's the latest in a string of key cases linked to the emissions controversy.