Iran has voiced solidarity with the storm-stricken Americans as well as the families of the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which has left a trail of massive destruction in Texas and claimed over 40 lives.
More protests are scheduled in London as hundreds of people have already gathered to rally in central London against the British government’s handling of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, which killed at least 30 people while officials fear the death toll could rise significantly.
A huge crater ripped into the ground at the site of the blast and shattered windows in houses more than a kilometre away were testament to the power of the explosion, which was set off by a bomb concealed in the tanker.
Hundreds of Syrians have attended a funeral procession for those killed in a recent deadly bomb attack outside the Syrian city of Aleppo that targeted buses carrying evacuees from the militant-besieged Shia-majority towns of Kefraya and al-Foua.
The International Criminal Court Friday ordered 297 victims of ex-Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to each receive "a symbolic" $250 in damages for a brutal 2003 attack on their village, in the tribunal's first such award.