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Iran nuclear: ‘Terrorist act’ at underground Natanz facility

Iran’s top nuclear official says an incident at its Natanz site was “nuclear terrorism”.

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St Vincent volcano: Power cuts after another ‘explosive event’

Monitors report another “explosive event” at a volcano on the now ash-covered Caribbean island of St Vincent.

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Jordan royal family pictured together following ‘royal rift’

They appear in public a week after Prince Hamzah was accused of plotting to destabilise the kingdom.

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Markus Söder joins German chancellor race

Bavaria’s premier finally says he may be the conservatives’ candidate to replace Angela Merkel.

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Cambodia criticises edited photos of Khmer Rouge victims

Some of the images colourised by an Irish artist appear to have been edited to show them smiling.

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US army officer sues police over violent traffic stop

A black army lieutenant files a lawsuit against two policemen in Virginia after being pepper-sprayed.

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Myanmar coup: ‘Dozens killed’ in military crackdown in Bago

Activists say more than 80 people were killed in the city of Bago in protests against the military coup.

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New Christ statue in Brazil’s Encantado to be taller than Rio’s

A head and outstretched arms have been added to Christ the Protector in the southern city of Encantado.

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Elephant calf rescued from bottom of well in India

An elephant calf has been rescued from the bottom of a dug well in India’s Odisha state.

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Chad presidential election: Idriss Déby seeks sixth term amid boycott

Turnout is unclear in the vote boycotted by opposition candidates over brutality against protesters.

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Covid-19: India vaccination crosses 100 million doses

But despite the huge inoculation drive, India has just registered another record increase in cases.

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China mine rescue: Crews work to free trapped workers in Xinjiang

Twenty-one people are trapped underground after a coal mine flooded in the Xinjiang region.

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Cyclone Seroja: Western Australia braces as category two storm nears

Officials warn of a threat to lives as the tropical storm approaches Western Australia.

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Giorgos Karaivaz: Veteran crime journalist shot dead in Greece

Giorgos Karaivaz was shot with a silenced weapon by two men on a moped outside his home in Athens.

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Ecuador picks president under the shadow of Covid

The young left-wing candidate Andrés Arauz faces pro-market former banker Guillermo Lasso.

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Benin elections: The fight for a democratic future

Several opposition leaders are barred from Sunday’s poll in a country once seen as a model for Africa.

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Ghana’s farmers eye sweet success from chocolate

Ghana is the world’s second largest cocoa producer but sees little of the profits from chocolate – for now.

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Moscow’s palatial Yeliseyevsky food hall closes after 120 years

The iconic supermarket on Tverskaya Street in central Moscow first opened its doors 120 years ago.

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Saving green turtles… by cooling their eggs

Warmer sand temperatures from climate change are leading to way more females being hatched than males.

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Myanmar citizens flee to India to escape violence

India is the closest refuge for Myanmar nationals fleeing violence following February’s military coup.

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South African artists struggle with Covid theatre closures

The permanent closure of a top venue symbolises the struggle many performers are facing.

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Ash falls like snow after St Vincent volcano eruption

Huge plumes of smoke filled the sky above the Caribbean island, forcing thousands from their homes.

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Sydney remembers Prince Philip: ‘We feel more connected now’

More than 500 people attended a church service in Sydney, Australia, where Prince Philip was remembered.

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US soldier faces guns and pepper spray in traffic stop

A black army lieutenant is suing police after he was pulled over by two officers in Virginia.

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Baftas 2021: The Mauritanian star Tahar Rahim on ‘reassuring’ nomination

Best actor nominee Tahar Rahim says it’s “reassuring to know that you made the right choices”.

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How Prince Philip’s death was reported worldwide

Media outlets around the globe break the news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, aged 99.

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Prince Philip: World leaders and royals send heartfelt sympathy

Spain’s royal family telegrams “Dear Aunt Lilibet”, as condolence messages pour in.

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Saint Vincent volcano: ‘Explosive’ Soufrière eruption sparks mass evacuation

La Soufrière on Saint Vincent island spews ash 6 km into the air, as 16,000 people are evacuated.

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DMX, American rapper and actor, dies aged 50

The US performer, whose real name was Earl Simmons, suffered a heart attack earlier this month.

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Derek Chauvin trial: Police restraint killed George Floyd, expert says

A forensic pathologist testifies that Mr Floyd’s heart and lungs stopped because of a lack of oxygen.