Ivory Coast international midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30 while training with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises.
The cries of amorous swiftlets echo in the darkness of the boarded up room, an unlikely gold mine for traders in Myanmar’s southern city of Myeik who are cashing in on rising demand for the edible nests from China’s increasingly wealthy middle class.
Just a year after the Brexit referendum Britons return to the polls on June 8 for parliamentary elections. Young voters could play a key role in the outcome, but will they mobilise to have their voices heard?
In Mali, where skin conditions are widespread and skin doctors are scarce, physicians have turned to technology to treat patients remotely. The Pierre Fabre foundation which is part financing the programme, say the results have been “solid”, with 175 cases diagnosed remotely. The idea is to expand the project from Mali to other African countries.
Hundreds of people attend a vigil in London for the victims of a recent terror attack that left at least seven dead. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says the terrorists’ “perverse” ideology will not divide the city.
Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby goes on trial for sexual assault in Pennsylvania, accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a university employee at his Philadelphia mansion 13 years ago.
Sri Lankan Buddhist monks take part in a ceremony to invoke blessings for those who died in the recent flooding and landslides. The government says 213 people are now confirmed killed in the May 26 rains that triggered over a dozen landslides and flooded 15 of the island’s 25 districts.
Following US President Donald Trump’s announcement of the US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, environmental groups in California deplore “a decision against the current”.
Madrid prepares for “World Pride Madrid” by installing inclusive traffic lights showing women and homosexual couples at 72 crossings around the city.
Egypt said it will suspend air links with Qatar, after it and other Arab states cut diplomatic ties with the Gulf emirate and accused it of supporting extremism.
Montenegro officially joins NATO, just as the crucial Atlantic alliance appeared imperiled by US President Donald Trump’s ambiguous commitment to its mutual defense pledge. IMAGES
German and Mexican artists staged a show on the border with the United States in protest at Washington’s plans to build a wall, thrilling hundreds but infuriating supporters of the controversial plan to stop the flow of illegal migrants.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan stands side-by-side with the chief of London police, Cressida Dick, to condemn Saturday’s attack at London Bridge, in which seven people were killed.
Philippine marine troops seize arms and ammunition from the Islamic state group in Marawi, as fighting between government forces and Islamist militants continue. Meanwhile evacuees from Marawi rest at the Saguiaran Townhall in Lanao del Sur on the southern island of Mindanao one day after efforts to rescue up to 2,000 civilians trapped in fighting between government forces and Islamist militants failed.
Police carry out fresh raids and arrest “a number of people” after the Islamic State group claim an attack by three men who mowed down and stabbed revellers in London, killing seven people before being shot dead by officers.
Bill Cosby arrives for the start of his trial, accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia mansion 13 years ago, with the megastar turned pariah facing prison if convicted. IMAGES of his arrival
A man working in Borough Market filmed the aftermath of the London Bridge attack which left seven dead. IMAGES
As US-backed forces prepare a final assault on the Islamic State group’s Syrian bastion Raqa, displaced civilians are dreaming of spending the end of Ramadan Eid holiday back home.
London Bridge reopens to commuters after seven people were killed in a terror attack on Saturday night when a van smashed into pedestrians on London Bridge before three assailants went on a stabbing spree. IMAGES
Cheers drown out tears in Manchester as Ariana Grande is joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert as fans vow to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain.
The water might be chilly but dozens of naked men happily relax in an outdoor pool in a Beijing suburb making the most of the sunshine. IMAGES.
Opened late last year, the elephant swimming pool at Thailand’s Khao Kheow Open Zoo is one of the park’s most popular attractions. It’s one of only a handful of pools around the world which allow visitors to observe elephants underwater as they swim, and the zoo says it’s the largest facility of its kind in the world.
Africa’s longest suspension bridge, which is being built and financed by China at a cost of more than $750 million, is under construction in Maputo and dazzling many, but this feat of engineering is also sparking controversy.
In a bid to banish stereotypes of late-night greasy fast food, Turkish chefs are trying to burnish their image by showcasing the culinary riches the country has to offer.
Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans line onto the streets of the Spanish capital to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates as they parade the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time. IMAGES