There were 1,282 civilians deaths in Afghanistan from January to June, with another 2,176 people wounded in the same period, according to a report by the UN mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) published on Monday.
Three people died on Saturday when an ultralight aircraft crashed into a residential building in north-western Germany, a spokesman for the police said.
At least 17 people were killed in a series of violent incidents across four Afghan provinces, officials said on Saturday.
At least 21 people were killed in a series of landslides triggered by incessant rains in India's north-eastern state of Assam on Tuesday, officials said.
A suicide bombing in Afghanistan's south-eastern province of Ghazni left at least seven dead and wounded a further 40 people, according to the provincial governor's spokesman.
A former senior North Korean diplomat apologised on Monday after saying leader Kim Jong Un was likely so ill he could not stand, days before he emerged in state media ...
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on Friday said that all six people on board a military helicopter that went down off the coast of Greece on Wednesday are now presumed dead.
A brawl and a series of clashes in several villages in Kazakhstan's southern Zhambyl province have left eight people dead and scores wounded, Interior Minister Yerlan Turgumbayev said on Saturday.
Over 550 people have died in China after contacting a new strain of coronavirus which has infected about 28,000 people in about two dozen countries.