BBC world news headlinesCongresswomen hit back after Trump's tweets branded racist
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:47:56 GMT
The group attacked by the president in tweets widely called racist dismiss them as a distraction.
Former football star shot dead in South Africa
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:11:24 GMT
South African former footballer Marc Batchelor is shot dead near his home in Johannesburg.
Inside the former US Embassy in Iran
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:28:11 GMT
The BBC has been given rare access inside the country as tensions with the United States and its allies increase.
Brazil cocaine haul: Shoppers find drug stash in their soap powder box
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:25:57 GMT
Brazilian police suspect 80kg of the drug had been placed on a supermarket's shelves by mistake.
Fresh Island festival: Croatia music event evacuated as fire breaks out
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:35:44 GMT
Tyga, Stefflon Don and Yxng Bane were among the acts due to perform.
New Zealand's Dunedin jokes about losing 'steepest street' title
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:45:06 GMT
First New Zealand lost the Cricket World Cup, now it no longer has the world's steepest street.
Jewels and tools among Neolithic find in Israel
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:08:15 GMT
Thousands of artefacts are discovered at the site of a 9,000-year-old settlement near Jerusalem.
EU top nominee von der Leyen in 'green deal' push for MEP votes
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:05:44 GMT
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen wants a carbon neutral EU by 2050 and says Brexit could be delayed.
Pakistan reopens airspace after India standoff
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:35:57 GMT
Pakistan shut its airspace in February following tensions with India.
Hodan Nalayeh prize: Somalia to honour journalist murdered by al-Shabab
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:00:06 GMT
Hodan Nalayeh relocated to Somalia last year to help rebuild the country of her birth.
India building collapse: Dozens trapped in south Mumbai
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:45:23 GMT
Rescuers are searching for people trapped in the four-storey building in India's financial capital.
El Salvador: Woman faces retrial after baby died in toilet birth
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:20:56 GMT
Evelyn Beatríz Hernández Cruz was originally given 30 years after being accused of aborting her baby.
Sonny Liston: The mysterious death that haunts boxing
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:02:56 GMT
Sonny Liston was found dead at his Las Vegas home in 1971. A coroner concluded he died of natural causes - but some say the truth is darker.
The mountain climbers showing diabetes doesn't have to be an uphill struggle
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:11:54 GMT
Why two men with type one diabetes are hiking to the the highest points in all 50 US states - in 50 days.
Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:44:50 GMT
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.
Volodymyr Zelensky: Why Ukraine's new president needs second election win
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:47:44 GMT
Volodymyr Zelensky's presidential victory was hailed as a political earthquake but he has been unable to make changes.
Inside Iran: What Iranians think of stand-off with US
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:06:43 GMT
The BBC has been given rare access to Iran to gauge the public mood as tensions with the US deepen.
State capture: Zuma, the Guptas, and the sale of South Africa
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:34:59 GMT
South Africa's ex-president is giving evidence at a commission investigating "state capture", but what is it?
Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:30:56 GMT
The public knew little about this enigmatic man, but now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil Armstrong.
Congresswomen hit back in Trump race row
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 03:56:10 GMT
Four congresswomen dismiss the US president's defence of his controversial tweets.
Neil Armstrong's son talks about the Moon landing
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:48:27 GMT
Mark Armstrong talks about his father, and the first ever Moon landing 50 years ago.
Hong Kong protests: Clashes in shopping mall
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:56:09 GMT
Riot police chased protesters into a shopping mall.
Rafters accidentally plunge over waterfall in Pennsylvania
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:48:25 GMT
The six people had missed warning signs posted before their plunge at a state park in Pennsylvania.
Waterloo battlefield therapy for British war veterans
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:11:13 GMT
Servicemen and women trying to overcome the effects of war are digging at the Battle of Waterloo site.
Freckles the manta ray 'doing well' after being freed from hooks
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 13:01:26 GMT
Freckles approached a team of divers for help after getting hooks embedded under her eye.
Afghanistan war: What could peace look like?
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:05:57 GMT
The US and the Afghan Taliban are holding peace talks - but it's just the start of an uncertain process.
'Empty Spain': Can opera save the town of Medinaceli?
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:11:32 GMT
A few hundred people live in Medinaceli but for one weekend a year it becomes a stage for high art.
Cricket World Cup 'like a festival' for illegal bookmakers
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:07:01 GMT
India's cricketers didn't make the World Cup final, but its bookmakers are still making millions.
The forgotten Indian inventor who dazzled London
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:04:13 GMT
Shankar Abaji Bhisey invented a machine which could have revolutionised printing.
The coal mine that ate Hambacher forest
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:38:02 GMT
Much of Germany's power is still made by burning coal. Activists have occupied a forest in protest.
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