| Share
 

World News

From BBC News

Anger over Russian convoy in Ukraine
Russia's decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission is condemned by the West.
US anger at China 'air interception'
A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.
Israel vows response to boy's death
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says army and intelligence operations will "intensify" after a four-year-old boy is killed by fire from Gaza.
Ebola outbreak speed 'unprecedented'
The World Health Organization says the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak is "unprecedented", as it confirms more deaths from the disease.
Dozens killed in Iraq mosque attack
Suspected Shia militants kill at least 68 worshippers at a Sunni mosque, in a blow to a government push for sectarian unity against IS militants.
Race to find Japan landslide victims
Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing.
National Guard pulls out of Ferguson
The National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman sparked days of protests.
Colombia military meet Farc rebels
Members of Colombia's armed forces meet Farc rebel leaders for the first time at Havana peace talks, to discuss ways of implementing a ceasefire.
Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'
More than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syria conflict up to April, UN says.
German policeman in 'cannibal' trial
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
Woman 'saw Congo colonel order rape'
A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.
Fed says 'slack' in US jobs market
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".
VIDEO: Obama refuses ice bucket challenge
Barack Obama has said he will not be taking part in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising stunt which involves people drenching themselves with cold water.
Stench of decay turns coral away
Baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs, say marine ecologists.
IS militants 'biggest threat' to US
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.
Manning 'denied gender treatment'
The US military has yet to offer imprisoned Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer says.
Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal'
Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.
Venezuela 'to fingerprint shoppers'
Venezuela plans to fingerprint supermarket shoppers in a move to combat food shortages and smuggling.
Army takes over Miss Uganda contest
Forces hope Miss Uganda will boost agriculture.
Tour buses collide near Egypt resort
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.
Malaysia observes silence for MH17
Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.
India's Kerala to ban alcohol sales
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
Lithuania envoy killed in Ukraine
Lithuania says its honorary consul has been murdered by "terrorists" in Luhansk, in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
Four white lion cubs born in Germany
Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.
Iraqi Christians welcomed in France
France welcomes about 40 Iraqi Christian refugees flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan after fleeing Islamist fighters.
Israel kills top Hamas commanders
An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security".
May pledges new anti-extremist laws
Home Secretary Theresa May confirms she is pressing ahead with new powers to tackle extremist groups, while defending current counter-terrorism strategy.
Hospitals told to cut parking charges
Hospitals in England are told to cut the cost of parking for certain groups under new government guidelines.
HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim
Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.
LSE rights issue to raise almost 1bn
The London Stock Exchange is raising 938m in a shareholders rights issue to help fund a 1.6bn US acquisition.
Gap goes to India for new customers
US clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets, and will launch the first two stores early next year.
I'm not racist nor sexist - Mackay
Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay says he is no "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after sending offensive text messages.
Atletico beat Real to win Super Cup
Mario Mandzukic scores his first goal for Atletico Madrid, who beat city rivals Real to win the Spanish Super Cup.
McIlroy fights back in play-offs
Rory McIlroy recovers from a rusty start with a second-round 65 to ease into contention in the first of the four PGA Tour play-off events.
India blocks Gandhi murder film
India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.
Singer accuser seeks case dismissal
A man who claims he was sexually abused by director Bryan Singer seeks to have his legal action dismissed due to problems securing a legal team.
Cliff police and BBC to face MPs
BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.
VIDEO: Malaysia's day of mourning for MH17
Malaysians are marking the return of the remains of the first 20 victims from the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in July.
VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive
VIDEO: Pakistan's anti-PM protest continues
Thousands of Pakistani protesters defy soaring temperatures and rain to maintain their protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif outside the parliament in Islamabad.
VIDEO: Afghanistan poll recount under way
David Loyn looks at how votes are being checked in the wake of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election.
VIDEO: Russian aid convoy defies Ukraine
Russia sends more than 100 aid lorries into eastern Ukraine, without permission from Kiev.
VIDEO: What are options in fight against IS?
As Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond announces Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State extremists, the BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports on the options in the fight against the IS regime.
VIDEO: Blast off for sat-nav satellites
A Soyuz rocket carrying two satellites which will make up part of a new European sat-nav system, blasts off from French Guiana.
VIDEO: Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling.
VIDEO: 'I survived Islamic State massacre'
How one man crawled away from killers
Radical shifts needed to combat IS
Alliances shift to combat Islamic State threat
Politicians and their shipping containers
Why every Pakistani politician needs a shipping container
VIDEO: James Foley's images of conflict
The conflict reporting of James Foley
Dog on tracks sparks Hong Kong protest
How a dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest
The 500 memorials of liberated Paris
Paris remembers 1944 but memories fade for the fallen
Jaycee Chan and the viral video game
Jackie Chan's son and the viral video game
The king of the leakers
The man who exposes the technology industry's secrets
A writer's tale of being a drinker in Kerala
A writer's tale of being a drinker in Kerala

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring