Christchurch shootings: Tributes paid to the victims

The victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings have been remembered at events throughout the week.Fifty people were killed. They are due to be remembered in a two-minute silence in Christchurch.

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to broadcast call to prayer

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Al-Noor mosque was the first place attacked by the gunman New Zealand will broadcast the Islamic call to prayer and observe a two minute silence in ceremonies to mark a week since the Christchurch attacks.Amid tight security, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will join mourners near the Al-Noor mosque, one…

Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"It has become an inland sea"Some 15,000 people still need to be rescued from the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, Mozambique officials say.The cyclone victims there are stranded by catastrophic flooding and are clinging to roofs or stuck in trees, charities say.In the port city of Beira,…

Christchurch mosque shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNew Zealand's PM said she hoped the ban would be in place by 11 AprilNew Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said.The announcement comes less than a week after 50 people were killed…

R. Kelly asks judge for permission to play Dubai concerts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A court filing claims that "denying the opportunity to work would be a hardship on his children" R&B star R. Kelly has asked a US court to let him travel to Dubai to perform concerts next month.According to a motion filed in Cook County Circuit Court, Mr Kelly also…

Three children dropped to safety from apartment fire in Iowa

Video Dramatic bodycam video shows police officers catching children from a third floor apartment fire in the US state of Iowa. All three youngsters and their mother were safely rescued.