Japanese rescue teams have spent a third day searching for survivors on Mount Ontake, trapped by Saturday’s eruption.
A French scientist uses reflective light technology to reveal the secrets of the 500-year-old Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci.
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, have been involved in fierce fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.
The refugee crisis from Kobane in Syria has revived tensions between the Turkish government and Turkish Kurds, as Turkey prevents Kurds from leaving the country to fight against Islamic State in Syria.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong’s streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals from officials to leave.
Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani, is sworn in at a ceremony in Kabul.
A fire has broken out on a cross-Channel ferry, operator P&O has confirmed.
Three people including a child are killed by a “monster truck” at a motor show in the east of the Netherlands.