As protesters tried to enter Mahinda Rajapaksa's residence overnight, police escorted him out on Tuesday morning. The flare up of violence has left at least five people dead and scores injured.
Pro-Russian separatist leaders in Ukraine's Donbas region have requested military support from Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
20 Apr 2021
An emergency worker walks in a Cape Town neighbourhood, using a loudspeaker to tell residents to evacuate from their houses because of a fire that broke out in the foothills of Table Mountain on Sunday. The blaze has been largely contained, but firefighters are still battling to control it.
20 Nov 2020
Local residents wade through flooded streets as an evacuation process gets underway in the municipalities surrounding San Pedro Sula, northern Honduras, an area flooded by the overflowing Chamelecon river following Hurricane Iota.