Asia Pacific

S Korea: There won't be war again on Korean Peninsula

Marking 100 days in office, the South Korean president says he will consider talks if the North stops its missile tests.

Moon Jae-in: There will not be war on Korean Peninsula

GCC

Saudi to open land border for Qatar's Hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia had closed its land border with Qatar in June as part of an economic and political blockade.

Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

Human Rights

Death toll continues to rise in Duterte's war on drugs

Police claim killing of 25 criminals in Manila's week of bloodshed as President Duterte continues crackdown.

Death toll continues to rise in Duterte's war on drugs

Middle East

Hamas guard killed in suicide bombing in southern Gaza

Several Hamas security men also injured in the bombing blamed on ISIL near the Palestinian enclave's border with Egypt.

Hamas guard killed in suicide bombing in southern Gaza

Latin America

Dozens killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison

Fighting erupted between inmates and security forces in the prison in the city of Puerto Ayacucho, in Amazonas state.

Dozens killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison

Latin America

Brazil court favours indigenous groups in land dispute

The Supreme Court rules against Brazilian state seeking compensation for land that had been declared as tribal reserves.

Brazil court favours indigenous groups in land dispute

Africa

DR Congo armed group likely killed investigators: UN

Inquiry also states that others in the Congo may also have been involved in the murder of two UN investigators in March.

DR Congo armed group likely killed investigators: UN

US & Canada

'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood

US researchers report progress in identifying early-stage cancer by scanning blood for tumour-specific DNA.

'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood

Humanitarian crises

'Morgues overflowing': Sierra Leone overwhelmed

People rush to bury their dead amid fears of disease outbreak after a flood disaster that has killed over 400 people.

Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

Africa

Zimbabwe first lady seeks immunity in assault case

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in a hotel room in Johannesburg.

Grace Mugabe seeks immunity in S Africa assault case

Africa

South Africa remembers Marikana miners killed by police

No one has been charged five years after the massacre, in which 34 miners were shot and killed by police.

Asia Pacific

Australians 'think' they found flight MH370's crash location

Australian space agency officials "think" they have pinpointed the area where Malaysia Airlines flight 370 crashed in the Indian Ocean.