Centrists hold but just in EU election
Marine Le Pen's far-right party has edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expect to be a nationalist surge in the EU parliament election.
Greek PM to call snap early election
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he will call snap elections following the defeat of his Syriza party in European Parliament elections.
Boat sinks in Congo lake, at least 30 dead
Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake.
Race to be UK PM centres on Brexit battle
The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit is fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, as environment minister Michael Gove became the latest candidate to declare.
Tornadoes rake Oklahoma, killing two
Two tornadoes have struck different cities in the US state of Oklahoma, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others.
Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead
Peruvian authorities are scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region, leaving at least one person dead.
Kathmandu rocked by explosions, four dead
Four people have been killed and seven others injured in three separate explosions in the Nepali capital Kathmandu and police say they suspect a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible.
Australian Associated Press