As many as 98 people may have been killed in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.
The storm, which caused widespread damage in Tonga and Fiji last week, has now hit New Zealand.
Your morning briefing for 20 February 2018.
Great Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland miss out on a top-10 ice dance placing on day 11 of the Winter Olympics.
Great Britain's Elise Christie tests her injured ankle before Tuesday's heats for the women's short track speed skating 1,000m.
Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir held their nerve to become Olympic ice dance champions for a second time.
More than 25% of local authorities had computer systems breached from 2013-17, campaigners say.
Canada's Cassie Sharpe proves just too strong as she wins the women's ski halfpipe final in Pyeongchang.
LeBlanc, Harris and Reid are back.
With more than 200 regional papers having closed since 2005, the government has launched a review of the industry.
Nine-year-old Lola is about to unleash her secret weapon at a skateboarding competition.
Campaigners say the law needs to change to make it easier for police to take action.
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".
Kyle Smith says the 10-3 victory over Norway was Team GB's "best performance so far" as they took a huge step towards the semi-finals.
Committee to quiz charity chief amid criticism over it handling of sexual misconduct claims by staff.
The trip is designed to warn people about the dangers of illegal crossings, say the owners.
The Office is to get an Indian spin-off - we take a look at the different versions of Ricky Gervais's hit sitcom.
The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU.
Friendly words have raised expectations of improved relations between the two countries.
Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression