Michelle Obama mentioned NYU Shanghai student Royale Nicholson and wished her a happy birthday when she spoke at Peking University in Beijing.
A man passed away after being swept into a stormwater drain during the bad weather in Sydney. Two others were struck by lightning.
At least 19 people were arrested in Madrid when an altercation broke out between protesters and riot police during an anti-government demonstration.
Teachers in Buenos Aires continue to strike for a 35-percent salary increase after rejecting a 31-percent salary increase offered by the government on Tuesday, leaving 3.5 million students out of school.