A white rhino and three white Bengal tigers are born at the Amnéville Zoo. The white rhinoceros, is a girl named Arenka and weighs 85 kilos. As for the tigers, it's one boy named Mohan and two girls named Rani and Raja.

German car maker Porsche showcases several of its classic models at an exhibition in Los Angeles to mark the 70th anniversary of the launch of its first sports car.

Air strikes hit Syria's Eastern Ghouta for a third straight day on Tuesday, bringing the civilian death toll to nearly 200 as the UN warned the situation in the rebel enclave was spinning "out of control", and with residents deploring a "tragic situation" and "ongoing" situation.

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas calls for an international conference to be held by mid-2018 to launch a new, wider Middle East peace process and pave the way to Palestinian statehood.

Peruvians on Tuesday reacted to the news that former president Alberto Fujimori may have to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers despite a recent presidential pardon for a different crime, with some saying the courts are biased against the former president.

Damascus pitched pro-government forces into the fray Tuesday against Turkey in a Kurdish-held border region. The pro-regime fighters entered the northern Afrin region, escalating a month-long offensive by Ankara in another major twist for Syria's complex near-seven-year war. IMAGES

In the centre of Munich, despite the snow and freezing temperatures, brave urban adventurers surf the Eisbach man-made river. In the English Garden, this static wave has made the Bavarian capital a famous spot for river surfing.

Danish royalty gather in a Copenhagen chapel for the private funeral service of Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe who died this month aged 83, with crowds lining the streets outside.

A baby born in Pakistan -- the country with the worst newborn mortality rate -- faces a one in 22 chance of death, while a newborn in Japan has only a one in 1,111 risk of dying, according to a UNICEF report.

Iranian rescue teams struggle to recover bodies from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak two days ago with 66 people on board.

In the Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza stands a building like no other: the Hyundai pavilion is coated with Vantablack, a material which absorbs up to 99 percent of light. Inside, conceptual art exhibits use light and water to symbolise the use of hydrogen as a clean energy source.

Newly sworn-in South African president Cyril Ramaphosa is joined by a group of media and supporters to walk on an early morning from Guguletu township, to Athlone Stadium, to promote healthy lifestyles. IMAGES

A rejected Uzbek asylum seeker who killed five people in a Stockholm truck attack last year testifies for the first time at his trial, after pleading guilty. IMAGES

Learning Portuguese fell out of fashion in Macau after it was handed back to China in 1999, becoming a semi-autonomous territory loyal to Beijing and growing into the world's biggest gambling destination. But Portuguese is back in vogue as China forges business ties with lusophone nations such as Brazil, Angola and Mozambique and casts Macau as a key link because of its cultural ties and history.

Archaeologists who have been exploring the world's largest underwater cave -- recently discovered in Mexico -- present their findings, including fossils of giant sloths and an elaborate shrine to the Mayan god of commerce.