Philippines battered by Typhoon Goni

Two eastern provinces of the Philippines have been hardest hit by the most powerful cyclone this year. Brother Joseph Salando in Albay province explained to Vatican News the destruction around inthe wake of Typhoon Goni. By Vatican

Blast kills students in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing at an education centre in Afghanistan has killed at least 24 people, including students. By Nathan Morley The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the explosion, but failed to provide any evidence

State of emergency lifted in Thailand

Thailand on Thursday lifts an emergency decree aimed at ending months of protests against the government and monarchy. By Vatican News staff writer In a statement issued early on Thursday, Thailand’s government annulled an