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Race to rescue villagers trapped after Papua New Guinea landslide
Sat, 25 May 2024 01:53:41 GMT
Emergency crews are racing to rescue scores of people feared trapped after a landslide in Papua New Guinea.

Kenya police to arrive in Haiti in 'three weeks'
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:49:47 GMT
The BBC sat down with Kenya's president during his three-day trip to Washington DC to talk about Haiti and other crises.

'I just want what the white people have' - what happened to Cynthia's dream in South Africa
Fri, 24 May 2024 19:34:56 GMT
The BBC's Fergal Keane returns to South Africa to follow up on a woman's story that stuck with him for over 30 years.

The politician, the astrologer and a murder which changed the law
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:46:14 GMT
The trial of a former minister who killed his wife has gripped millions and ushered in a new law.

Top UN court orders Israel to stop Rafah offensive
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:01:34 GMT
In a dramatic move, the court supported a South African request to get Israel to halt its operation.

Uvalde families sue Meta, video game creator and gunmaker
Sat, 25 May 2024 02:45:31 GMT
The lawsuits allege the companies preyed upon "vulnerable" young men like the 18-year-old Uvalde gunman.

How films stars faded - and pop stars took over
Sat, 25 May 2024 00:06:14 GMT
While fans can't get enough of pop stars at stadium tours, things do not look so rosy for movie stars.

Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock dies at 53
Fri, 24 May 2024 15:30:00 GMT
The film-maker famously lived on a diet of McDonald's food for an entire month for the 2004 movie.

US missionaries killed in Haiti gang violence
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:35:55 GMT
Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee from months of widespread gang violence in Haiti.

'It was chaos': Four dead in Majorca building collapse
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:34:02 GMT
Eyewitnesses tell the BBC they heard what sounded like an explosion as a two-storey restaurant collapsed, killing four.

World ignoring risk of Sudan genocide - UN expert
Fri, 24 May 2024 14:01:38 GMT
Sudan is facing a genocide as the world's attention is focused on Ukraine and Gaza, a UN expert warns.

US teen arrested for melee at UCLA Gaza protest
Fri, 24 May 2024 22:10:34 GMT
The arrest of 18-year-old Edan On marks the first arrest of a counter-protester linked to the chaos.

Alec Baldwin request to drop Rust manslaughter case denied
Fri, 24 May 2024 22:49:51 GMT
The actor was charged earlier this year over the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a film set in 2021.

Hundreds feared dead in massive Papua New Guinea landslide
Fri, 24 May 2024 18:43:07 GMT
The landslide struck in the early hours, burying 100 houses in six highland villages.

No foul play in crash that killed president, Iran says
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:31:06 GMT
Early report by Iranian military has ruled out criminal activity in helicopter crash that killed late president Raisi

Dogecoin dog Kabosu dies after 14 years as meme
Fri, 24 May 2024 09:30:05 GMT
Kabosu, a Japanese shiba inu, inspired the viral "doge" meme and became the face of Dogecoin cryptocurrency.

Protester killed by policeman in New Caledonia
Fri, 24 May 2024 12:47:31 GMT
Seven people have now died in a week of violence sparked by controversial voting reforms.

Ex-marine can be extradited to US, Australian judge rules
Fri, 24 May 2024 10:28:50 GMT
Daniel Duggan is wanted by Washington for allegedly training Chinese military pilots - which he denies.

Sean Kingston arrested after police raid singer's home
Fri, 24 May 2024 10:53:30 GMT
His mother was also arrested - after the singer was accused of failing to fully pay for a huge TV.

Three more Israeli hostages' bodies found in Gaza
Fri, 24 May 2024 09:07:00 GMT
The three male victims were among 252 people taken hostage when Hamas attacked Israel on 7 October.

Ireland, Norway and Spain to recognise Palestinian state
Wed, 22 May 2024 16:42:08 GMT
Israel says the move will not create peace in the region and is playing into Hamas's hands.

UN halts Rafah food distribution due to shortages and hostilities
Wed, 22 May 2024 12:56:17 GMT
A UN agency says its stores are inaccessible because of an Israeli operation in the south Gaza city.

Israel revokes decision to shut down Associated Press news agency's Gaza live feed
Tue, 21 May 2024 19:40:30 GMT
The AP decries the seizure of its camera, which Israel says was producing footage used by Al Jazeera.

Gaza detainees shackled and blindfolded at Israel hospital, say whistle-blowers
Tue, 21 May 2024 05:24:08 GMT
Allegations centre on a military hospital where, a whistle-blower said, painkillers were "routinely" not used in procedures.

US signals support for possible ICC sanctions over Israel warrants
Wed, 22 May 2024 03:24:04 GMT
Top US diplomat Antony Blinken said he was "committed" to working with Congress to respond to the court.

'If they see us they will bomb us' - watch as BBC reaches a hidden war's jungle front line
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:01:19 GMT
The BBC spends a month inside Myanmar, where young medics, teachers and fighters are powering the revolution against the ruling military junta.

CCTV reveals lion taking dog from family home
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:36:11 GMT
Jaci the rottweiler had been with the family for nearly two years and leaves her twin Laser behind.

'It's possible to regain the forest we once had'
Fri, 24 May 2024 04:53:48 GMT
A project in Mozambique is trying to reverse the alarming rate of deforestation there.

Harvard students stage walkout at graduation ceremony
Thu, 23 May 2024 23:32:23 GMT
The demonstration was in support of 13 students barred from graduating after taking part in Gaza campus protests.

New video shows arrest of golfer Scottie Scheffler
Thu, 23 May 2024 19:25:35 GMT
Dash-cam footage shows World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler arrested by Louisville Police.

'If they see us they will bomb us' - watch as BBC reaches a hidden war's jungle front line
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:01:19 GMT
The BBC spends a month inside Myanmar, where young medics, teachers and fighters are powering the revolution against the ruling military junta.

Hear the sound as billions of cicadas emerge in US
Wed, 22 May 2024 20:35:44 GMT
Two broods of periodical cicadas are coming out from underground in the same year.

Veteran sketch artists never seen a trial like Trump's
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:06:11 GMT
The sketch artists at Trump's trial have covered decades of high-profile cases. The former president's was unlike all others.

Rain, running and red: Photos of the week
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:27:24 GMT
A selection of photos from around the world taken this week.

Jodi Picoult: 'It's not a badge of honour to be banned'
Sat, 25 May 2024 00:14:42 GMT
The author discusses free speech, her latest novel and Shakespeare theories at the Hay Festival.

An Indian tale of love and sisterhood unfolds at Cannes
Fri, 24 May 2024 23:30:01 GMT
The first Indian entry in the Cannes Film Festival competition section in 30 years gets rave reviews.

No sign Israel will change course after Gaza ruling
Fri, 24 May 2024 16:46:12 GMT
Israel condemns a ruling by the International Court of Justice ordering it to stop its offensive.

Young people leaving lives behind for secret jungle missions
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:00:12 GMT
From karate champions to resistance fighters - Quentin Sommerville meets rebels off-grid in Myanmar.

What do China's drills around Taiwan tell us?
Fri, 24 May 2024 06:00:20 GMT
The Chinese military says the exercises aimed to "test its ability to seize power" on the island.

Pomp and drama as deposed Nigerian emir returns to throne
Fri, 24 May 2024 17:12:02 GMT
Muhammadu Sanusi II is reinstated after being dethroned four years ago for "insubordination".

In pictures: North India boils as temperatures near 50C
Fri, 24 May 2024 07:34:06 GMT
Parts of northern India are experiencing a brutal heatwave, with temperatures crossing 48C.

Why Kenya's non-Nato ally status is crucial for regional security
Fri, 24 May 2024 11:49:08 GMT
Kenya is the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to enter the special military alliance with the US.

The pro-Trump 'meme team' behind video referencing 'Reich'
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:52:33 GMT
The Dilley Meme Team has produced dozens of videos and images reshared by the former president.

Hollywood has a new big cat A-lister
Thu, 23 May 2024 21:59:42 GMT
A new mountain lion has been spotted in Los Angeles, and locals are eager to catch a glimpse of it.

Why Eritreans are at war with each other around the world
Thu, 23 May 2024 23:21:40 GMT
Rival groups are clashing abroad, leading some nations to ban Eritrean Independence Day celebrations.

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