The death toll from a major earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok reached more than 430 on Monday.
Ebola is suspected to have caused as many as 33 deaths during the latest outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the health ministry said.
South Africa's president says the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will push ahead with plans for the expropriation of land from white farmers, without compensation.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, just days after a recent emergence of the disease, which killed 33 people, was declared over.
Authorities in Vietnam are taking major steps to improve the air quality in one of the most polluted cities in Southeast Asia, including an ambitious plan to ban motorbikes by 2030.
Thousands of people in Kenya's largest slum are now homeless after two days of demolitions by a government body that human rights activists are calling a "violation of the law".
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola, bringing the curtain down on a 10-week re-emergence of the disease which claimed 33 lives.
Authorities hope separation of household waste for recycling will help solve landfill crisis in country's largest city.
A major vaccination campaign is under way in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more cases of infection from the Ebola virus have been discovered.
There are very few maternal healthcare clinics left in a country that has been torn by five years of civil war, and many of the existing facilities are poorly equipped.
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