Japan will release more than one million tonnes of radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.
The sale of live wild mammals at food markets should be suspended as an emergency measure, the World Health Organisation has said.
Police in Paris are hunting a gunman who opened fire outside a hospital, killing one person and seriously injuring another.
Twenty-five Chinese military aircraft have entered Taiwanese airspace in the largest reported incursion to date, according to officials.
The good news is that there are only five months when weather conditions are good enough to mount an invasion of Taiwan, according to Ian Easton, the author of The Chinese Invasion Threat.
They have gathered in their millions in the temple town of Haridwar, in Uttarakhand.
Facebook has been criticised after taking down the official page for the French town of Bitche.
Iran has blamed Israel for a sabotage attack on one of its underground nuclear facilities.
China's top disease control official has admitted that the efficacy of the country's coronavirus vaccines is low - and mixing them is among the strategies being considered to boost their effectiveness.
Jail staff are threatening to force-feed Putin critic Alexei Navalny, who has lost 15kg (33lbs) in weight since he was taken to the prison last month, according to his allies.