Singapore's government continues its mosquito-fighting efforts to curb the spread of Zika as the number of cases surges. (Photo: Reuters)
Nine bodies were found at a nursing home in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan on Wednesday morning after a strong typhoon battered the area overnight.
Wildlife officials in Norway believe lightning from a powerful storm killed a herd of migrating reindeer, including 70 calves, in a remote area southwest of Oslo.
As Caroline Wilson departs her role as the British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao, she states that "Hong Kong Independence is not a realistic option. UK will never take Hong Kong back." (Photo: SCMP's Felix Wong)