US: Ex-ambassador speaks at Trump impeachment inquiry
Second day of public hearings in impeachment inquiry into Mr. Trump. The former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, is giving her testimony.
Also, how African migrants are brutally mistreated by traffickers shipping them to Europe, and should the office meeting be seen as a form of therapy ?
MH17 disaster: Phone-taps show 'Russia directed Ukraine rebels'
Investigators allege a top aide of President Vladimir Putin was in contact with rebel leaders on a regular basis. Also: Italy declares a state of emergency in Venice, following catastrophic flooding, and the young scientist that's made a new form of plastic out of fish waste materials.
Gaza: Rockets fired at Israel after ceasefire starts
Palestinian militants in Gaza launch rockets towards Israel, hours after ceasefire begins. The truce was meant to end two days of intense fighting, in which 34 Palestinians were killed and dozens of Israelis injured.
Also, India's Supreme Court to review landmark judgement allowing women of menstruating age to enter a Hindu shrine, and how a group of cows in the US showed some remarkable survival skills.
Trump calls impeachment hearings 'a joke'
The first public hearings heard Mr Trump cared more about Ukraine investigating his rival, Joe Biden, than the country itself. Also: The importance of coffee to the Swiss, and cherry blossom to the Japanese.
Hong Kong: police warn of total law and order breakdown
Parts of the territory are paralysed for a third weekday in a row due to street battles. Also, people in Venice battle the highest water levels for fifty years, the public hearings into the impeachment inquiry of President Trump get underway, and the curious case of the cat and the airline.