A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, with at least 10 people reported dead in 2 towns. The quake hit at 09:36 (HKT), 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome, at a shallow depth of 10km. The quake caused serious damage to a number of small towns and villages but more heavily populated were not affected.
“My goal is to buy Hollywood companies and bring their technology and capability to China.” Wang Jianlin, chairman of real estate and entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co and China’s richest man, says he expects to announce two billion-dollar film-related deals this year.
Thai police say one person has been killed and 30 wounded by a bomb blast near a hotel in southern Thailand's town of Pattani. Two explosions went off on Tuesday night near the Southern View Hotel in the town of Pattani - one in the hotel car park, and another from a truck near the hotel entrance.
The leaders of the euro zone's biggest economies held talks on Monday in the aftermath of Britain's shock decision to leave the European Union.