People shelter in a community centre on Thursday in Moroni after tropical storm Kenneth hit Comoros before heading to recently cyclone-ravaged Mozambique.  Photograph: Ibrahim Youssouf/AFP/Getty Images

Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking o(...)

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‘She had never realised before her life was torn apart how awkward grief was, how inconvenient for everyone with whom the mourner came into contact,” (...)

French gendarmes and police officers escort a person (centre, back)  in Saint-Denis-de-la-Reunion on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion after a shooting. Photograph: Richard Bouhetrichard/ AFP/Getty Images

Two police officers have been shot and wounded on the French island of Reunion during the arrest of a man suspected of links to radical Islam. Police(...)

Items of debris recovered from beaches in South Africa and Mauritius. Investigators say the items are ‘almost certainly’ from the missing MH370 flight. File photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Two more pieces of debris found in South Africa and near Mauritius are “almost certainly” from Flight MH370, which disappeared in 2014 with 239 people(...)

The MH370 search area off the east coast of La Réunion measures 120km by 40km. Photogaph: EPA

France has launched a renewed air and sea search around the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion in the hope of finding more debris from the missing Mala(...)

A policeman and a gendarme stand next to a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion, in the east of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. Photograph:  Getty Images

Malaysia is “almost certain” that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said o(...)