Armed personnel backed by Iran are suspected of seizing an oil tanker off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what a Royal Navy threat centre called a “potential hijacking”.
We follow Jason Zafeirakopoulos as he drives into the Rhodes countryside, past a blackened landscape on either side.
Joe Biden has said New York governor Andrew Cuomo should quit after an investigation found he sexually harassed 11 current and former state government employees.
Fires are still ravaging parts of southern Turkey as temperatures continued to soar amidst low humidity despite extra crews and personnel being drafted in.
Three people have died following an explosion in the green zone of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, with at least another three others injured.
The attack on an Israeli-linked tanker - the Mercer Street - triggered diplomatic turmoil propelling the shadow war between Iran and Israel on the high seas back into the international spotlight.
Ukrainian police have launched a murder case after a Belarusian activist who was reported missing was found dead in a park in Kiev.
The Belarusian Olympic sprinter who refused to board a plane home from the Games has said officials from her country "made it clear" she would face punishment if she returned.
A year on from the massive explosion which hit Beirut, an international human rights group has said senior Lebanese officials failed to protect the public from the risks posed by highly explosive material stored at the capital's port.
China is conducting mass testing in Wuhan after it identified its first domestic cases of the Delta variant in the city where coronavirus was first detected in late 2019.