Coastal areas in northeast Australia are battered by high winds and heavy rainfall as Cyclone Debbie hits island resorts along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Samantha Vadas reports. more
Cyclone Debbie makes landfall in Australia

Cyclone Debbie makes landfall in northeast Australia, with lashing rain and howling winds battering the area as local towns go into lockdown.

Japan to launch investigation into deadly avalanche

An avalanche in central Japan kills seven high school students and a teacher who were among a group of almost 50 on mountain climbing training. Ryan Brooks reports.

Hundreds of thousands of children in S. Sudan hungry as drought bites

The United Nations has declared a famine in some parts of South Sudan, where nearly half the population - some 5.5 million people, face food shortages. South Sudan has been hit by the same e ...

UN kicks off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

More than 100 countries launch the first UN talks aimed at achieving a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons, as Washington led an international boycott of a process it deems unrealistic.

White House turns to taxes after healthcare loss

Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them ...

Navalny appears in court after arrest at Moscow anti-corruption protest

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appears in court after he was detained at an anti-corruption protest in central Moscow. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Bulgaria's centre-right lands narrow election win

Bulgaria's centre-right GERB party gains the right to form a new government, in a vote seen as signalling the country's loyalty to the EU. Silvia Antonioli reports.

Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest

Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny are arrested as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption.

UK police make another arrest in parliamentary attack investigation

The Metropolitan Police say they have arrested a 30-year-old man in the central English city of Birmingham in connection with last week's attack on parliament, "on suspicion of preparation o ...