The EU has agreed to delay Brexit until 22 May if MPs can agree on a withdrawal deal next week or 12 April if there is no agreement.
Massimiliano Fedriga of Italy's populist Five Star Movement was struck ill with chickenpox earlier this week.
The devastating cyclone may have killed 1,000 people in Mozambique alone. There have also been widespread fatalities in neighbouring Malawi and Zimbabwe.
Tens of thousands of students across the world are taking part in #schoolstrike4climate, a mass protest movement aimed at forcing politicians into action on climate change.
The marquee names joined Lionel Messi, Neymar and Conor McGregor in the top five of ESPN's World Fame 100, but the list saw only three women rank in the top hundred.
Prime Minister Theresa May's motion passed by 321 votes to 278 against, though it was non-binding. On Thursday local time, UK Parliament will vote on whether Brexit should be delayed past the 29 March deadline.
A National Day of Mourning has been announced in Ethiopia after flight ET302 went down shortly after leaving Addis Ababa, killing all 149 passengers and 8 crew members aboard.
After criticisms that it was allowing anti-vaccination misinformation to flourish and circulate on the platform, Facebook has announced it is taking steps to bury content from anti-vaxxers.
A third patient has reportedly made a successfully transition off HIV medication and is now free of the virus.