Heatwave threatens livelihood in several Indian states
Record temperatures are fuelling a heatwave in several states of India.
Some cities are trying to cope by shifting school and working hours.
A lack of rain is threatening the livelihoods of many farmers.
Al Jazeera’s Gerald Tan reports.
Thousands of refugees rescued off Libyan coast
Rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea picked up thousands of refugees in mid-April. At least 4,500 people were saved off the coast of Libya on April 14 and 15, and several hundreds more on April 16.
North Korea blames US 'aggression' amid tension
North Korea is blaming the US for stirring up a possible conflict n the region. Words have been flying between the adversaries as the North prepares to mark its biggest celebration of the year - some say with a show of force.
India, Pakistan hold talks on Indus water dispute
A two-day meeting in the Pakistani city of Lahore is under way to help resolve a water dispute between India and Pakistan. The neighbours are bound by a decades-old accord to share resources along the Indus River.
China, EU suspend Brazil imports after meat scandal
The fallout from a tainted meat scandal in Brazil is deepening. Despite assurances from President Michel Temer, some of the largest importers, including China, Chile and the EU have decided to halt purchases of beef and poultry from the country.