BBC world news headlinesUS Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to Obamacare
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:08:02 GMT
The justices' 7-2 ruling preserves medical insurance for millions of low-income Americans.
Iranians vote in presidential election marred by disqualification row
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:51:03 GMT
All but one of the four candidates to succeed Hassan Rouhani are regarded as hardliners.
US couple who pointed guns at BLM protesters plead guilty
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:40:24 GMT
"I'd do it again," vows Mark McCloskey outside court as he and his wife walk free with a fine.
Why US millennials are quitting big cities
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:24:19 GMT
Remote workers are freer than ever to relocate, especially when smaller cities dangle incentives.
Kenneth Kaunda: Zambia's first president dies aged 97
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:45:02 GMT
Kaunda, 97, was one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism.
Italy cable car: Outrage as video of the crash shown on TV
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:56:07 GMT
Italy's public broadcaster shows the footage of last month's cable car crash that killed 14 people.
German hunt for gunman who killed two in Espelkamp
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:20:32 GMT
It is not clear why the man, now on the run, shot a man and a woman in the town of Espelkamp.
Pornhub videos: Women sue, alleging lack of consent
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 21:58:16 GMT
More than 30 women say private or non-consensual videos of them were uploaded to the site.
Apple Daily: Hong Kong sends 500 officers in pro-democracy paper raid
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:31:36 GMT
The editor-in-chief and four other executives of the Apple Daily newspaper were also arrested.
Ivory Coast's ex-President Gbagbo returns home after ICC acquittal
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:15:32 GMT
Laurent Gbagbo was taken to the ICC in 2011 on charges of crimes against humanity.
Ganges river: India boatman praised for saving baby girl floating in a box
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:04:49 GMT
The 21-day-old baby girl was found in a wooden box in the Ganges river and is now in hospital.
David Bowie painting bought for $5 expected to fetch thousands
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 21:04:42 GMT
A painting by musician David Bowie found at a Canadian dump is set to be auctioned for thousands.
Once the future, US now captive to its past
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:47:44 GMT
History is inescapable to Americans and visitors alike but now it's become more contested than ever.
Are Asia's Covid 'winners' entering shaky new territory?
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:06:06 GMT
The countries that were best at keeping Covid at bay are now struggling with their exit strategies.
Africa's week in pictures: 11-17 June 2021
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:04:09 GMT
A selection of the week's best photos of Africans from across the continent and elsewhere.
Iran: How a unique system runs the country
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:14:18 GMT
Iran is choosing a new president, part of a unique system of how the country is ruled.
Alarming Covid surge cools Russia's football fever
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:12:01 GMT
Despite being one of the first countries to develop a jab, Covid cases are sharply rising in Russia.
Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday and how is it celebrated?
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:15:15 GMT
The commemoration of the last enslaved black American being freed is now an official US holiday.
The Gurkha veterans fighting for Covid care in Nepal
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:00:07 GMT
Ghurkas living in a remote part of Nepal say they're struggling to access life-saving treatment for coronavirus.
Shenzhou-12: Chinese astronauts dock with new space station
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:09:54 GMT
Shenzhou-12 docked with the new Tiangong space station as part of China's longest crewed mission to date.
Giant Buddhist statue gets Covid face mask in Japan
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:37:06 GMT
Temple managers plan to keep the face covering on the figure until the pandemic is brought under control.
Why what's happening in Ethiopia matters for Africa
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 03:05:35 GMT
Famine conditions and insecurity in Tigray as well as upcoming elections affect the future of Ethiopia.
When Biden met Putin: Decoding the world leaders' body language
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 00:30:42 GMT
A body language expert unpacks the postures and gestures of the two world leaders at their summit.
Biden-Putin summit: Presidents meet face-to-face
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:03:09 GMT
President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin hold their first talks since Mr Biden took office.
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