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People evacuated from homes as typhoon hits Japan

People evacuated from homes as typhoon hits Japan

A powerful typhoon has ripped through southern Japan with torrential rain, grounding hundreds of flights and train services. Typhoon Talim hit Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands with winds of up to 105mph, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno

Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno

Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno 10 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright VIGILI DEL FUOCO Image caption Italian rescue services issued this photo of the flooded Livorno area At least six people have been killed after heavy rainstorms and...
Party over? Young people 'turn away from Ibiza'

Party over? Young people 'turn away from Ibiza'

Ibiza’s reputation as a party destination for 20-somethings looks to be slowly changing as visitors to the Spanish island get older. Over the last five years, one in six bookings have shifted from those under 30 to the 30-39 age bracket, according to holiday...
Building collapse traps people in Mumbai

Building collapse traps people in Mumbai

Building collapse traps people in Mumbai 31 August 2017 From the section India Rescuers are searching for at least 30 people feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai. Local reports say a three-storey building in India’s financial capital toppled early on...
Trump restores military ban on transgender people

Trump restores military ban on transgender people

Trump restores military ban on transgender people 26 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters rallied outside a US army career centre in New York in June US President Donald Trump has signed a memo reinstating a ban on...
Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people

Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people

Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people 18 August 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP Image caption About 11 million people in India have been hit by flooding More than 16 million people have now been affected by seasonal flooding across a swathe of...

17 people die in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

Seventeen people are dead after a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital was attacked by gunmen. Witnesses said that three gunmen pulled up in a 4×4 at the Aziz Istanbul restaurant in Ouagadougou at around 9.30pm on Sunday local time. They then started...
Syrian people traffickers jailed in Germany

Syrian people traffickers jailed in Germany

Syrian people traffickers jailed in Germany 11 August 2017 From the section Europe Related Topics Europe migrant crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption A dingy filled with migrants that arrived safely in the Greek islands in the same year A German court has...
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