BBC world news headlinesUkraine: US troops on high alert over stand-off
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 20:09:29 GMT
Some 8,500 combat-ready US troops are on high alert to deploy at short notice, the Pentagon says.
Burkina Faso military says it has seized power
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 19:24:46 GMT
President Kaboré has been overthrown and the government and parliament dissolved, the army says.
Heidelberg shooting: One dead in gun attack on German students
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 19:02:47 GMT
A gunman in the university town of Heidelberg shoots four people, one fatally, before killing himself.
Bob Dylan sells his master recordings to Sony Music
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 17:51:02 GMT
The deal covers the rights to all of Dylan's albums, as well as "multiple future new releases".
Ireland tells Russia live-fire naval exercise is 'not welcome'
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 14:15:54 GMT
Ireland's defence minister says Russian tests off the coast are unwanted, but cannot be stopped.
Stowaway found in South Africa plane wheel is 22-year-old Kenyan
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 14:26:18 GMT
A man found alive in the wheel section of a plane that landed in Amsterdam from South Africa is identified.
In pictures: Thierry Mugler's life and works
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:11:35 GMT
Latex, leather and curves - Mugler reinvented the catwalk with his iconic creations
Sarah Palin's positive Covid test delays New York Times defamation trial
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:59:34 GMT
The former US vice-presidential candidate's lawsuit against The New York Times is delayed till February.
Hundreds of children held by IS in besieged prison in Syria
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:51:36 GMT
Kurdish-led forces say they are being used as human shields in the jail they have surrounded in Syria.
Australian Open: Navratilova blasts Peng Shuai T-shirt ban
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:30:44 GMT
Australian Open organisers asked a spectator to remove a T-shirt mentioning the Chinese player.
Tonga volcano: Eruption more powerful than atomic bomb, Nasa says
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 11:53:16 GMT
The eruption earlier this month showered the Pacific nation in ash and triggered a tsunami.
Pakistan's first female Supreme Court judge sworn in
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:19:48 GMT
Ayesha Malik now sits on a bench with 16 other male colleagues in the country's top court.
Mercedes Gleitze: Film celebrates first British woman to swim English Channel
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:59 GMT
Mercedes Gleitze was the first British woman to swim the English Channel, but kept her accomplishments hidden from her family.
How will Tonga's broken internet cable be mended?
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:13:19 GMT
What does its breakage tell us about the problems of getting coverage to remote areas?
Srikanth Bolla: The blind CEO's £48m company which nearly didn't happen
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:20:28 GMT
As a teenager, blind businessman Srikanth Bolla sued an Indian state to study maths and science.
The people deciding to ditch their smartphones
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:27:05 GMT
The smartphone users who are ditching their handsets to take back more control of their lives.
German Covid protests turn nasty in row over rules and vaccinations
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:35:43 GMT
Tens of thousands of Germans take to the streets every week and politicians are being targeted.
Beijing 2022 vs 2008: Two Olympics and two very different Chinas
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:32:15 GMT
In 2022, the mood, the host government's attitude, and global expectations are all very different to 2008.
Vaccine mandates: 'I lost my job for being unvaccinated'
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:43:43 GMT
Covid-19 vaccine mandates face stiff resistance in the US, where they are clashing with national ideals of personal freedom.
Beach Boys star Brian Wilson looks back at his life in new film
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:54 GMT
The Beach Boys star, who turns 80 this year, tells the BBC why he decided to make a documentary.
Kenya's 'hidden epidemic': Gender-based violence
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:52 GMT
When Covid hit Kenya, cases of gender-based violence exploded but many cases still go unreported.
Sex trafficking: Children groomed in Romania sent to UK
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:02:46 GMT
BBC correspondent Jean Mackenzie finds children as young as 10 are being groomed in Romania, to be trafficked to the UK.
Covid: Clashes at Belgium protest against restrictions
Sun, 23 Jan 2022 21:19:10 GMT
A rally sees violent exchanges in Brussels as tens of thousands marched against Covid restrictions.
Californian wildfires force evacuations along Big Sur coast
Sun, 23 Jan 2022 01:38:20 GMT
'Surreal' January wildfires burned around 1,500 acres and caused Highway 1 to close.
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