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Syria: '950 IS supporters escape camp' as 130,000 people flee Turkish forces
Nearly 1,000 foreign IS family members escaped a Syrian camp during a Turkish offensive after IS fighters fled a prison - as the UN said more than 130,000 Kurds have been displaced.
The Kurds are trapped - a humanitarian disaster is now inevitable
The Turkish-backed militia fighters have been preparing for the ground invasion of northern Syria for days and now it has happened.
Typhoon Hagibis: Elderly woman falls to her death from rescue helicopter
A woman in her 70s has died after she was accidentally dropped 40m (131ft) from a helicopter rescuing her from an area devastated by Typhoon Hagibis.
Japan 'quietly and efficiently' recovers from Typhoon Hagibis
Standing on top of the wreckage, all seven of the Yarita family shifted heavy wood or pulled out their possessions from the debris.
Marilyn Hartman: 'Serial stowaway' caught trying to get through airport security again
A "serial stowaway" has been caught trying to get through airport security again - despite getting an 18-month sentence ordering her to stay away from terminals.
Black woman killed by white officer in her own home while babysitting nephew
The family of a black woman killed in her own home by a white police officer have accused the officer of murder.
Simone Biles vaults into record books after 25th medal at world championships
Simone Biles has become the most decorated gymnast in the world championship history after clinching her 25th medal.
Dolly Parton celebrates 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry
Dolly Parton is still working "9 to 5" after celebrating her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Joe Biden's son Hunter steps down from Chinese firm amid Trump controversy
Joe Biden's son has announced he will step down from the board of the Chinese company which has put him in the firing line of criticism from Donald Trump.
Cardinal Newman: Catholic convert made a saint at Vatican ceremony
A leading 19th century Anglican who controversially converted to Catholicism has become the first English saint of the modern era.