At least 73 people have been confirmed dead and 150 are missing following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake which struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials said.
A 21-year-old British woman has died after she was stabbed during an attack at a backpackers' hostel in Australia. The victim has been named by friends as Mia Ayliffe-Chung, from Derbyshire.
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"Today the prototype Airlander 10 undertook its second test flight and flew for 100 minutes, completing all the planned tasks before returning to Cardington to land.
The Indian Navy's first Scorpène submarine at Mazagon Docks, a naval vessel ship-building yard, in Mumbai. Credit Shailesh Andrade/Reuters.
A fisherman in the Philippines might have discovered the largest natural pearl ever found - and then kept it hidden under his bed for 10 years.