One person is dead and hundreds are missing after a ship capsizes in a storm on the Yangtze River in southern China, say state media.
A woman in her 50s and an elderly man become South Korea's first fatalities in an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, officials say.
Ministers from 20 countries are to meet in Paris to discuss strategy against Islamic State militants after the group's latest advances in Iraq.
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