Kazakh leader resigns after three decades

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Nazarbayev came to power as first secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has led the country since independence from the Soviet Union,…

Fire breaks out at Texas chemical plant

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The plant owners say air quality in the area is "currently below hazardous levels" Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge blaze at a Texas chemical plant. The fire has…

Facebook: NZ attack video viewed 4,000 times

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A tribute to victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks The original live video of last week's Christchurch attacks was viewed 4,000 times before it was removed, Facebook has said.…

Letter points to motive in Dutch gun attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gokmen Tanis was known to police before he was arrested on Monday in connection with the shooting Dutch prosecutors investigating the murder of three people on a tram say a…

Airbnb host jailed for killing guest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ramis Jonuzi was killed because he could not afford to pay for his room in an Airbnb property An Airbnb host in Australia has been jailed for 11 years…


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Huge area submerged by Cyclone Idai

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The main city in Sofala province, Beira, has been badly hit An aerial survey of Mozambique's cyclone-hit province shows that a 50km (30 mile) stretch of land is under…

Ardern vows never to say suspects name

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJacinda Ardern told parliament she would never use the Christchurch shooter's nameNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to never speak the name of the suspect…

Australia calls for social media crackdown

Image copyright Getty Images Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for global restrictions on social media following the Christchurch mosque attacks. Facebook and other firms have been criticised for failing to block a live-stream…