UN says death toll from Libya floods includes 400 migrants
The International Organization for Migration had previously said that over 100,000 migrants lived in flood-hit areas, including more than 8,000 in the city of Derna.
Morocco earthquake toll passes 2,800 as rescuers search for survivors
It is the North African country's deadliest earthquake since 1960, when a tremor was estimated to have killed at least 12,000 people, and the most powerful since at least 1900.
Fire at Russian gas station kills 27, injures 66
The fire started at an auto repair shop on the roadside of a highway in Dagestani capital Makhachkala and caused blasts as it spread to a nearby gas station, officials say.
14 dead in floods in northeastern China
Northeastern China, Beijing and Hebei province have seen heavy rainfall and floods since the typhoon made landfall in southern Fujian province.
More than 50 pilot whales die after mass stranding on Scottish beach
In total 55 whales died and one is believed to have survived.
Smuggler jailed for 15 years for California crash that killed 13 migrants
Jose Cruz Noguez received the sentence after pleading guilty to conspiracy to bring in undocumented migrants and bringing in undocumented migrants for financial gain.
At least 10 killed in poll-related violence in India's West Bengal
Media reports cited instances of political rivals shooting at each other over the weekend, hurling crude bombs at people gathered to vote and blocking access to voting booths.
1 killed as heavy rain triggers landslides in Japan
Japan is the latest country to be hit by unusually heavy rain in various parts of the world in recent days that has raised new fears of the pace of climate change.
Second girl dies after car crashes into London primary school
Pupils had been holding an end-of-term tea party with parents and teachers in the garden of Study Prep School in Wimbledon, less than a mile from the site of the ongoing tennis tournament, reports say.
Heatwave in Mexico leaves at least 100 dead, authorities say
Nearly all the deaths were attributed to heat stroke, with a handful from dehydration.
Kenyan suspect in religious cult deaths dies in custody after hunger strike
Joseph Buyuka was among 30 people, including self-styled pastor Paul Mackenzie of Good News International Church, in custody over the deaths of 337 followers of the church.
Sudan war death toll surges past 2,000 as fighting enters third month
Homes and markets have been burned to the ground, hospitals and aid facilities looted and more than 149,000 people sent fleeing into neighbouring Chad.
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