Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains, and flash floods that left at least 48 people dead, officials said Monday as authorities struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places.
Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said on Wednesday that dengue cases in the country had doubled in 2019, when compared to the previous year, with 90 deaths reported and over 99,000 cases reported nationwide.
At least 16 people have been killed in violence in Ethiopia this week that began with protests against Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy Ahmed, an Amnesty International researcher said on Friday.
Three people died in a fire in a supermarket being ransacked in the Chilean capital, Santiago, early Sunday, as protests sparked by anger over social and economic conditions rocked one of Latin America's most stable countries.
At least 11 people have been killed and six are missing after the Western Indian city of Pune and its neighboring areas were hit by heavy rain and flash floods, a government official said on Wednesday.
Six Philadelphia police officers were shot and wounded on Wednesday (August 14) in a shootout during a drug raid on a house and negotiators were urging the shooter to surrender as two officers remained trapped inside the home, police said.