World Cup 2018

AFP photographer mobbed by Croatia goal celebration

Photographer Yuri Cortez finds himself at the centre of Croatia's goal celebration in the semi-final against England.

How AFP's Yuri Cortez was mobbed by Croatia's goal celebration

Asia Pacific

Japan struggles in the wake of worst flooding in decades

The death toll has gone up to 127 as authorities scramble to provide relief to victims.

Japan struggles in the wake of worst flooding in decades

Thailand

Thailand cave rescue: Operation resumes for remaining boys

Extracting eight boys and their coach from cave could take days, but Sunday's success raises hopes that it can be done.

Thailand cave rescue: Operation resumes for remaining boys

Battle for Mosul

Mosul: One year on

After ISIL, a city still in ruins.

Mosul: One year on

Palestine

Israeli forces assault Palestinians, prepare to demolish village

At least 35 Palestinians wounded as Israeli forces prepare to demolish the entire Khan al-Ahmar village near Jerusalem.

Israeli forces assault Palestinians, prepare to demolish village