Protesters in Gabon have clashed with police, and set the parliamentary building on fire, during demonstrations against the result of the country’s presidential election.
At least 16 migrant workers, reportedly from Kyrgyzstan, have been killed, following a fire at a warehouse, in the Russian capital, Moscow.
At least three people have been killed, and a further two seriously hurt, in wildfires on the Portuguese island of Madeira.
At least 13 people have been killed, and a further six injured, following a fire, at a bar, in the French city of Rouen.
At least 38 people have been killed, including 16 children, following a house fire, during a party, in Madagascar.
At least 26 Chinese tourists have died, after a tour bus they were travelling in crashed and caught fire, in Taiwan.
At least eight people, including some children, have been killed, following a fire in an orphanage, in South Africa.
At least 35 people have been killed, and a further 11 injured, after a tour bus crashed and caught fire, in central China.
At least one person has been killed, and thousands have been evacuated, following a fire and a series of explosions, at an ammunition dump, in Sri Lanka.
At least 11 people have been killed, and a further 12 injured, following the outbreak of a fire, at a labour camp, in Qatar.