At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured on Sunday when heavy rain and a thunderstorm caused a huge tent to collapse in the Barmer district of India's western desert state of Rajasthan, a senior government official said.
Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainees and human rights activists, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to weed out dissent.
Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday
Sadiq Khan has described Donald Trump as a “six-foot-three child in the White House” in an ongoing war of words with the US president. The mayor of London made the comment in a room of teachers at the “Together For Education” event at Central Hall in Westminster yesterday.
Britain’s leadership contest was rocked yesterday by reports that police were called to a late-night “row” between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his partner, just hours before campaigning opened to win over grassroots Conservatives.
Angry residents fight in queues at water taps, lakes have been turned into barren moonscapes and restaurants are cutting back on meals as the worst drought in living memory grips India’s Chennai.
Suspected Islamic State-linked militants in the southern Philippines have freed nine nomadic fishermen abducted off the Malaysian part of Borneo island, Filipino and Malaysian authorities said yesterday.
China and the Philippines agreed to conduct a joint inquiry over the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel in disputed waters, President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman said yesterday.