- Floods and landslides begin in south-western Japan, killing at least 200 people with more missing. Evacuation orders for nearly 2 million.
- Iranian instagram star Maedeh Hojabri confesses on state TV for posting videos of her dancing
- Paraguay has eliminated malaria in announcement by the World Health organization
- Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário of Mozambique sacks the board of Lam Airlines after he is left stranded when a plane runs out of fuel
Day of the Week: Friday