Strong winds and tinder-dry conditions caused by extreme heat are fuelling blazes across Greece, with one fire near the capital forcing the evacuation of thousands.
Three people are confirmed dead with dozens injured as two trains collided on Wednesday in the Czech Republic.
South Korea's badminton association is lodging a formal complaint after a Chinese player appears to repeatedly and loudly swear in Mandarin during a match at the Tokyo Games.
US aerospace giant Boeing continues to face setbacks in its effort to launch that Starliner capsule, with the latest system glitch coming a week after an incident in which the International Space Station was briefly thrust out of control.
Indonesia has relied heavily on the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, but deaths due to COVID-19 are spiking.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces the launch of a strategic dialogue with Indonesia defending freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, as Germany and India send warships to the region.