A veteran Russian diplomat has resigned over what he called the "disaster" of his nation's invasion of Ukraine.
A Russian soldier who admitted murdering an unarmed 62-year-old Ukrainian civilian has been sentenced to life in prison in the first war crimes trial of the conflict.
At least seven people have died after a high-speed Philippine ferry carrying 134 people caught fire.
Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese has been sworn in as the country's 31st prime minister, promising a "journey of change" as he vowed to tackle climate change, rising living costs and inequality.
Boris Johnson has written an open letter to the children of Ukraine, praising them as role models for children and adults everywhere and telling them "we in the UK will never forget you".