BBC world news headlinesStrasbourg shooting: Gunman shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as he attacked
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:30:38 GMT
Hundreds of armed officers search for a man who opened fire at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.
Syria war: Turkey warns of fresh anti-Kurd offensive in north
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:42:26 GMT
The move could strain Turkey's ties to the US, who back the Kurdish militias likely to be targeted.
Brazil shooting: Campinas cathedral gunman 'mentally ill'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:54:53 GMT
The man opened fire inside a cathedral in the city of Campinas killing four before shooting himself.
Rodents in Colombia senate send lawmakers scurrying
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:26:46 GMT
The animals were thrown onto the senate floor from the visitors' gallery as a protest.
The India girl who took her dad to the police over a toilet
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:33:56 GMT
The Indian girl accused her father of "cheating" because he broke his promise to build her a toilet.
Australian prisoner gave birth alone in 'degrading' cell incident
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:15:39 GMT
The prisoner endured a "degrading and high risk" birth inside a locked cell, a review finds.
Japan picks 'disaster' character to define 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:24:19 GMT
In its annual vote, the Japanese people picked the character "disaster" to symbolise their year.
Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 14:26:32 GMT
Evelyn Berezin put the Data Secretary on sale in 1971, creating a new industry.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:50:29 GMT
Twitter's chief executive says he needs to learn more about the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar.
Tanzania dam: Power plant planned in Selous Game Reserve
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:39:05 GMT
Environmentalists oppose the plan to build the plant in one of East Africa's best-known game reserves.
Putin's Stasi spy ID pass found in Germany
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:16:56 GMT
As a spy in the 1980s the Russian leader worked closely with communist East Germany's secret police.
Is US military cloud safe from Russia? Fears over sensitive data
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:04:06 GMT
The BBC investigates a $10bn (£8bn) Pentagon contract to store sensitive data in a cyber-cloud.
Sarah Mardini: 'I am not a people smuggler'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:37:54 GMT
A Syrian refugee who saved 18 people has been released from a Greek prison, after being accused of people trafficking.
Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:19:32 GMT
Cosmonauts have cut samples from around a hole, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill.
Strasbourg shooting: 'I heard gunshots'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:24:12 GMT
Eyewitnesses described what they saw, as the shooting unfolded near a Christmas market.
From Ebola survivor to trainee doctor
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:10:24 GMT
Five years ago, Daniel lost everything to Ebola. Now he's training to become a doctor.
How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:17:37 GMT
Frank Borman was the Commander of the Apollo 8 mission to the Moon. The astronauts took an iconic photo of the Earth rising above the lunar surface.
The blind Indian cyclist conquering the Himalayas
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:11:15 GMT
Despite losing his eyesight, Devyanshu Ganatra is determined not to let his disability get in the way of his love for sports.
Congo's President Kabila on elections, corruption and his future
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:15:23 GMT
President Joseph Kabila discusses free elections, corruption and his future in a rare BBC interview.
India delivery man sacked for eating food sparks sympathy
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:54:08 GMT
A Zomato delivery driver was filmed eating food meant for customers and resealing the boxes in India.
Chocolate meltdown closes German road
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:39:49 GMT
Some 25 firefighters were called in after a tank of liquid chocolate poured out into a street.
Danish sea urchin fossil reveals ancient drama
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:46:24 GMT
A Danish rare sea urchin fossil tells a 66-million-year-old story of survival.
Taiwan students DNA-tested in yoghurt thief whodunnit
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:41:29 GMT
Hundreds of Taiwanese taxpayers' dollars have been spent on an investigation into the theft of a yoghurt drink.
Poland seeks top 100 national dishes
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:59:18 GMT
Poland's agriculture ministry plans to publish a canon of the country's national cuisine.
In pictures: Mexico pilgrims brave cold for national patron saint
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:22:49 GMT
Millions of people are arriving in Mexico City to honour the Virgin of Guadalupe.
The Germans solving rising rents with people power
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:11:26 GMT
Living in gentrified areas of Munich is getting pricey - but these renters say they have the answer.
Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:15:05 GMT
Joseph Warungu says the struggle for gender equality in Kenyan politics is failing on many fronts.
2018 'worst year for US school shootings'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:07:07 GMT
There have been 113 people killed or injured in school shootings in the US during the year.
Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:45:12 GMT
Has President Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?
Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where's it going?
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:36:48 GMT
Peace talks in Sweden aim at ending nearly four years of civil war.
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