Bootleg liquor has killed at least two dozen people in a village in Indonesia's Central Java province, a report said.
Rescuers in Taiwan pulled more people alive from a collapsed apartment tower, a day after a strong quake shook the island.
Peter Saunders refused to step down despite a no-confidence vote, and said only Pope Francis could dismiss him.
Republican contender Marco Rubio struggled at a presidential debate at the worst possible time.
More than 3 100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said.
North Korea “successfully put a satellite into orbit”, with a rocket launch condemned as a disguised ballistic missile test.
A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan killing at least 12 people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed.
The mystery over the whereabouts of Linda Rowe believed to have last been in PMB, deepened when she purportedly contacted cops.