Tourists staying at the Turkish holiday resort of Bodrum were evacuated and told to wait for rescue boats on Saturday evening as fresh wildfires erupted nearby, according to local media.
An Olympic sprinter from Belarus is seeking protection from Japanese police at a Tokyo airport after apparently being taken there against her will by officials from her own country.
The UK has blamed Iran for an attack on an oil tanker in which two crew members, including a British national, were killed.
British sprinter Zharnel Hughes has said he is "heartbroken" after being disqualified from the men's 100m final at the Tokyo Olympics, as Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs won a shock gold.
Taliban rockets struck an airport in Afghanistan overnight as clashes continue to intensify in the region following the withdrawal of western forces.
New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has praised Olympics organisers for allowing her to compete in the Games ahead of her controversial debut in the 87kg category.
Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained on suspicion of rape, police in Beijing have said, after being accused of luring young women into sexual relationships.
Tokyo is hot in the summer. That's why back in the 1964 Olympics they shifted events into October and the athletes enjoyed pretty much perfect temperatures.
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Paris amid fierce clashes at demonstrations against COVID vaccine passports.
Simone Biles has pulled out of another two Olympics finals, USA Gymnastics has said.