Asia

Rare rhinos killed as floods devastate India reserve

Rescuers recover carcasses of more than 225 animals, including 15 rhinos after floods ravage Kaziranga wildlife reserve.

Rare rhinos killed as floods devastate India reserve

Iran

Iran: Top priority to protect nuclear deal from US

President Rouhani changes tune after earlier indicating he's ready to walk away if the US keeps applying sanctions.

Iran: Top priority to protect nuclear deal from US

Asia

Gurkha protesters demand new state in India

Hundreds of thousands of Gurkhas are on strike in eastern India's Himalayan region. It's the ninth week of protest as they demand their own state within India

US & Canada

Boston anti-racist protesters swarm right-wing 'free-speech' rally

Tens of thousands of people have marched in the US city of Boston to counter a right-wing free speech rally

Asia Pacific

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

Manoeuvres are viewed by Pyongyang as a rehearsal for an invasion and akin to 'pouring gasoline on fire'.

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

Africa

Grace Mugabe leaves South Africa after alleged assault

Zimbabwean president's wife was accused of attacking a model with an electric cable in a hotel in Johannesburg.

S Africa remains silent as Grace Mugabe leaves country

Africa

Sierra Leone mudslides: More evacuations expected as death toll rises

At least 450 people are now confirmed dead after a massive mudslide in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.

United States

Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dies

Legendary stand-up comic who used his fame to counter racism, promote feminism, and protest wars has died aged 84.

Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dies

Europe

Spanish police search home of missing imam linked to Barcelona attack

Spanish police have searched the home of a missing imam whom they say radicalised the suspects behind the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils.

United States

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Warship that delivered key components for atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima was torpedoed in 1945, killing 900 sailors.

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Asia Pacific

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle challenges dozens of killings by police last week saying 'stop wasting human lives'.

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

Latin America

Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly

The opposition won control of congress in 2015, but the Supreme Court has tossed out every law it passed.

Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly