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The death toll in Mexico’s landslides and flooding has jumped to 38 after Tropical Storm Earls swept through the country’s eastern regions. The state worst hit is Puebla, where officials say 28 people died. Another 10 people were killed in the state of Veracruz. Previously, the confirmed number...

Former Defence Minister Yuriko Koike has been elected governor of Tokyo, the first woman to lead Japan’s capital. Ms Koike, running as an independent...

Floods in north and central China have killed at least 150 people, with scores missing and hundreds of thousands forced from homes, officials say. Hebei...

Large crowds have gathered in Istanbul and other cities after calls by Turkish authorities to defend democracy after the failed military coup. Less than...

Torrential rain in parts of southern and eastern China have left at least 61 people dead and another 14 missing, according to authorities. Large parts...

David Cameron is to meet European Union leaders for the first time since the UK voted to leave. The UK prime minister will discuss the implications of...

A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire shortly after making an emergency landing.Flight SQ368, which departed at 02:05 local time on Monday...

At least three people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police. Another 45 people, including many police...

Brazilian interim President Michel Temer has been implicated in a bribery scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras. The allegations came from a former...

At least three people have been killed and nine injured in a train crash in the Belgian town of Hermalle-sous-Huy, near Liege, latest reports say. A passenger...