Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe.
Donald Trump has offered to extend temporary protection for people brought to the US illegally as children in a bid to end the government shutdown.
A bomb has exploded outside a military checkpoint in the Syrian capital Damascus.
Hamish de Bretton-Gordon is a chemical weapons expert and formerly an officer in the British Army commanding the UK's regiment to deal with chemical weapons defence regiment.
The world's oldest man has died at his home in northern Japan at the age of 113, his family has said.
At least 73 people have died and 74 others injured after a pipeline breached by fuel thieves exploded triggering a massive fire in central Mexico.
Students wearing "Make America Great Again" caps were filmed mocking a Native American man in Washington DC.
Rescuers searching for a two-year-old boy who fell down a narrow well in Malaga have begun drilling in a bid to rescue him.
Thousands have attended the funeral of Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz after he was stabbed to death on stage at a charity event.
Doctors in Thailand are warning Bangkok could face a pollution health crisis if it does not address its smog problem.