Lombok Island quake toll rises to 82

The death toll from a magnitude 7.0 quake to hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok has risen to 82 with thousands of people evacuated, disaster officials say.

Celebs tweet on massive Lombok quake

Australian actress Teresa Palmer is among a number of celebrities holidaying on Bali who tweeted about a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck on nearby Lombok island.

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is ready for her return to parliament after six weeks of maternity leave following the birth of her daughter, Neve.

Trump Tower meeting ‘totally legal’: Trump

US President Donald Trump has acknowledged that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his election opponent Hillary Clinton, saying it was ‘totally legal’ and ‘done all the time in politics’.

Two car bomb blasts kill six in Somalia

Two car bombs have hit Somalia, killing six people.

Six arrested in Venezuela drone explosions

Venezuelan authorities say they have detained six people over drone explosions at a rally led by President Nicolas Maduro, as his critics warned the socialist leader would use the incident to crack down on adversaries.

Vintage plane crash in Swiss Alps kills 20

All 20 people on board a vintage plane have been killed when the Junkers Ju-52 crashed in the Alps of central Switzerland.