British woman stabbed to death in Australia by man allegedly shouting Allahu Akbar

A 29-year-old French man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a 21-year-old woman to death at a backpacker hostel in Queensland, Australia. A 30-year-old British man has also been left in a critical condition in the attack, which took place in front of around 30 people. According to reports the French man had been in Australia on a temporary visa since March 2016 and links to extremist groups had not yet been found. Aug 24, 2016

Deadly earthquake causes severe damage to Amatrice in central Italy

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit areas of south-east of Norica in the early hours of 24 August. The town of Amatrice was severely damaged. The mayor of Amatrice has said that half the country is gone, people are under the rubble. The earthquake is thought to have killed at least six people and left dozens trapped. Aug 24, 2016