A 300-foot-high dump in Colombo collapsed after fire late on Friday. Witnesses said around 100 houses could have been buried.
Pyongyang showcased its military muscles by parading all of its most-advanced ballistic and tactic missiles on Saturday.
A Palestinian man fatally stabbed a British student on Jerusalem's transit network on Friday.
US forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs.
The DPRK's vice foreign minister said Pyongyang will conduct its next nuclear test whenever supreme headquarters sees fit.
Samsung employees returned to offices for work as no explosive was found after two hours of search by police.
The Syrian government and the opposition began a coordinated population swap from four besieged towns.
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe has warned that Pyongyang may be capable of firing a missile loaded with sarin nerve gas toward Japan.
The Islamic militant group Hamas seized Gaza from Abbas in 2007, and the rivals failed to reconcile.
New Zealanders on Thursday were bracing for a second major storm in just over a week.