Tourists risk lives on Polish thin ice

The Polish authorities are trying to stop visitors risking their lives on a frozen mountain lake.

Hungary ‘slave labour’ law sparks protest on parliament steps

After chaos in parliament, demonstrators rallied against a large increase in overtime work.

DR Congo poll: Blaze hits electoral depot as tense vote nears

The fire – amid a violent poll campaign – destroyed most of the voting machines for the capital.

Climate change: Failure to tackle warming ‘suicidal’

UN secretary general tells climate negotiators in Poland that failure to make progress would be a desperate blow for the planet.

Australia seizes squirrels ‘smuggled on plane from Bali’

The two animals from Indonesia were put down after being deemed a disease threat to Australia.

Leopard kills India Buddhist monk meditating in forest

The man was “meditating under a tree” in a protected tiger reserve in western India.

Deadly high-speech train crash in Ankara Turkey

At least four people are killed and dozens wounded after the crash in Ankara, local media say.

Turkey train crash: At least nine dead in Ankara

At least nine people have been killed and dozens hurt in the crash in Ankara, officials say.

North and South Korea soldiers cross DMZ in peace

The historic exchanges were part of moves to dismantle guard posts on the heavily guarded border.

Canadian Michael Spavor detained in China as Huawei row continues

China detains two Canadians as a row continues over the arrest of a Chinese businesswoman in Canada.