At least 19 people. mainly tourists from Europe and Asia, were killed when a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt. The pilot and a tourist survived after jumping from the basket before it hit the ground.
Investigators in Paris say they have successfully extracted recordings from the Germanwings cockpit voice recorder found on Tuesday. The plane crashed in the French Alps, killing 150. DW is updating with the latest.
Tunisian troops have killed nine militants as part of a crackdown on Islamists following a deadly attack in Tunis almost two weeks ago. Meanwhile, thousands of Tunisians were expected to join a rally against extremism.
Officials have confirmed the deaths of three French Olympians killed in a helicopter collision in Argentina. The deadly crash occurred during the filming of a French reality tv show.
Taiwan's president has visited survivors and relatives of those who died in Wednesday's plane crash. Search and rescue continues to look for nearly a dozen missing bodies amid the wreckage.