IS-claimed attack on Afghan prison leaves 21 dead

The Islamic State (IS) group has said it was behind a high-profile attack on a central prison in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad that saw hundreds of prisoners try to flee. The attack began on Sunday evening when car

Dangerous heat wave forecast for south-west US

US weather forecasters have issued warnings of a potentially life-threatening heat wave over the weekend in south-western areas of the country. The National Weather Service (NWS) said temperatures could reach 50C (122F) in southern California on Saturday. Parts of Utah,

Mexico posts world's third-highest coronavirus death toll: Live

Mexico reports 46,688 fatalities, overtaking the UK to log the world’s third-highest COVID-19 death toll. Vietnam recorded its second coronavirus death as the country battles a new outbreak of the virus, which emerged in the city of Danang. Spain reported a second