Diggers have ploughed into a huge mound of earth and rubble
burying part of a Guatemalan town to search for any survivors
of a massive landslide that killed at least 29 people and
left hundreds more missing.
The Vatican has dismissed a Polish priest from his Holy See
job after he came out as gay and called for changes in
Catholic teachings against homosexual activity on the eve of
a major Church meeting on the family.
The collapse of a hillside on to a town on the edge of
Guatemala City has killed at least 25 people and left
hundreds missing, as rescue crews searched for survivors in
homes buried by dirt and sludge.
Russia has bombed Syria for a third day, mainly hitting areas
held by rival insurgent groups rather than the Islamic State
fighters it said it was targeting and drawing an increasingly
angry response from the West.
The Oregon gunman who carried out an execution-style massacre
at a US college classroom had a cache of 13 weapons, body
armour and ammunition, authorities said, as they sought a
motive for the worst US mass shooting this year.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has used his annual
United Nations address to launch an all-out assault on the
historic nuclear deal with Iran, warning that his country
would never let the Islamic Republic join the nuclear weapons