Peru is seeing some of the worst flooding and mudslides in decades. The capital, Lima, is under threat with forecasts of more storms. Amid the disaster, there are dramatic images of survival.
Widespread flooding caused by heavy rainfall in the region around the Greek capital has claimed almost 20 lives. Experts say lax zoning regulations meant it was a disaster waiting to happen.
A German court has ruled "admissible" a Peruvian farmer's claims that energy giant RWE's contributions to climate change threaten his Andean home. Environmentalists have praised the court for writing "legal history."
The contest shocked viewers as the contestants read out data on crimes against women in Peru instead of their measurements. Miss Peru Romina Lozano has said she will use the platform to condemn violence against women.
Sierra Leone began a week of mourning for the victims of the mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of capital Freetown. With 600 people still missing, aid groups say it’s a race against time to find survivors.
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