The death of India-administered Kashmir's separatist politician Syed Ali Shah Geelani has prompted Indian authorities to clamp down on security in the restive region. Pakistan's PM saluted "his courageous struggle."
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has struck Haiti, leaving hundreds dead and more than 1,800 injured. Rescue efforts are ongoing and caretaker Prime Minister Ariel Henry says the demand for aid will be "enormous."
At least 1,941 people died and 9,915 were injured in the disaster. The country is coming under even more pressure as a tropical storm batters its quake-hit region.
After a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, the disaster's death toll more than doubled in one day. Rescuers are still searching for hundreds ahead of an impending tropical storm.
The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Haiti rose to 1,297 on Sunday as neighboring countries rushed to send aid and rescuers scrambled to find survivors buried beneath the rubble before a tropical storm hits.
The aftermath of a mob attack on Indian businesses and vehicles in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital were evident on Friday (August 13). Congo's police said the mob on Thursday (August 12) looted Indian shops and warehouses, set a car on fire and stoned three other vehicles in Kinshasa's Limete neighbourhood in response to a false rumour that a second Congolese national had died in India.
The Russian city of Workuta is a so-called mono-city: it depends on a single industry. In this case, coal. In ten years the coal reserves will run out. The death of the city has started already.
The 57-year-old Swiss tourist was found covered by a sheet near a waterfall on the island of Phuket. After launching an extensive investigation, authorities have now detained a suspect.
Firefighters are tackling blazes for a third day in Turkey's Mediterranean and southern Aegean region. It's not known how the devastating fires started, but one official says he can't rule out "sabotage."
Wildfires on Turkey's southern coast have killed eight people and forced residents and tourists to flee. Italy and Greece are also seeing blazes amid high temperatures across the Mediterranean.
31 Jul 2021
Being too popular a mate can have its downsides for a species faced with extinction, as the Cuban crocodile has learned. Arduous pursuit by its amorous American counterpart has seen survival of the island species, its numbers already dwindling, further threatened by interbreeding with its relative.
29 Jul 2021
Seun Sakaba, wife of a Nigerian slain soldier talks to GuardianTV about how she received the news of her husband's death, her pains, and her ordeal with the Nigerian Army.