The rain that began on Monday is the heaviest since South Korea’s weather observations began 115 years ago, according to President Yoon Suk-yeol, who apologised for the “inconveniences”. Images shared on social media earlier this week showed people wading through waist-deep water and overflowing metro stations.
The updated count from health authorities in the Hamas Islamist-run territory said six children were among those killed since the start of the “Israeli aggression” on Friday, in addition to 204 people injured. But Israel said it had “irrefutable” evidence that a stray rocket from Islamic Jihad militants had been…
Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets deep into Israel on Saturday, a day after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad militant group set off a cross-border flare-up that ended more than a year of relative calm.
“We are ending the day with more heartbreaking news out of Eastern Kentucky. We can confirm the death toll has now risen to 37, with so many more still missing,” tweeted Andy Beshear, governor of the south-central US state.
As many as 53 people have been killed in the recent flash floods that caused havoc across Iran following heavy rainfall.
The death toll in torrential floods in the US state of Kentucky continued to rise days after floods began. The flooding has swamped towns across the Appalachian mountain region of the central eastern United States.
The death toll from protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has risen to 22. People in DR Congo’s east are angry with the UN’s MONUSCO mission for failing to keep them safe.
Large quantities of cyanide solution have spilled into the Karasu River in Turkey after a pipe carrying cyanide exploded in a gold mine. But experts say the mine has always caused heavy environmental damage.