China searches for blast victims
A plan to seal a well leaking deadly gas that has killed about 200 is delayed as the search for survivors goes on. Iranian earthquake 'kills 20,000'
At least 20,000 people are said to have died as a big earthquake flattens a city in south-east Iran.
Ten killed in Mid-East violence
The deaths threaten to trigger a new wave of violence
Ten people have died in one of the bloodiest days of Israeli-Palestinian violence in months. Airliner crash kills 135 in Benin
The aircraft plunged into the sea after take-off
At least 135 people were killed as a plane plunged into the sea off the West African state of Benin on Thursday.
Israel general predicts ceasefire
General Yaalon was speaking before the latest suicide attack
The Israeli army chief of staff has predicted a ceasefire with Palestinian militants could happen within weeks.