North Korea has warned that it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks” should the United States take any provocative action in the region.
At least 24 people have been killed, and a further nine were injured, after a bus collided with a fuel tanker, in southwestern Mexico.
United States forces have reportedly dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat on eastern Afghanistan, targeting a tunnel network used by Islamic State militants.
At least seven construction workers have been killed, and 10 others were injured, following the collapse of a partially-constructed car park in the Mexican capital, Mexico City.
Two people, both adults, have been killed, and two children are critically injured, following a shooting, believed to have been a murder-suicide, at a primary school in the US state of California.
At least 12 people have been killed, and three others injured, after a church bus collided head-on with another vehicle, in the US state of Texas.
At least one person has been killed, and dozens injured, following a shooting inside a crowded nightclub, in the US city of Cincinnati.
At least 34 people have been killed, and dozens of others were injured, after a runaway bus veered into a crowd in Haiti.
At least 19 people have been killed, and a further 25 were injured, following a fire at a children’s care home in Guatemala.
At least five people have been killed, and two others were injured, after a light aircraft crashed into a house in the US state of California.