White House insists Trump believes Russia still a threat

White House insists Trump believes Russia still a threat

The White House says it believes Russia is still targeting the US amid confusion over Mr Trump's remarks.

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

The measures, in place since a failed coup in 2016, saw tens of thousands arrested or fired from jobs.

Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

Dawn media group boss alleges "deep state" interference in politics a week before national elections.

Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent 'offered sex for job'

Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent 'offered sex for job'

The 29-year-old allegedly lived with an American while "under the direction and control" of Russia.

Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'

Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'

The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave recall their ordeal, saying they had no food for nine days.

Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi 'found off South Korea'

Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi 'found off South Korea'

The vessel is rumoured to have been carrying gold when it sank 113 years ago - but no proof exists.

China film: Box office hit moves China to act on cancer drugs

China film: Box office hit moves China to act on cancer drugs

Premier Li Keqiang calls for cheaper and more accessible medication after a hit film sparks debate.

Austrian ambassador downplays fears of kosher-halal meat register

Austrian ambassador downplays fears of kosher-halal meat register

A regional right-wing politician said he wanted to curb the slaughter of animals without stunning.

Sweden battles wildfires from Arctic Circle to Baltic Sea

Sweden battles wildfires from Arctic Circle to Baltic Sea

From Lapland in the Arctic Circle to the southern island of Gotland, dozens of fires are raging.

Spain's new submarine 'too big for its dock'

Spain's new submarine 'too big for its dock'

First the S-80 had problems floating, now it cannot fit in its base of operations, Spanish media say.

Migrant crisis: Italy and NGO in row over migrant deaths

Migrant crisis: Italy and NGO in row over migrant deaths

Spanish rescuers say Italy and Libya's coastguard "abandoned" a woman and child found dead at sea.

Ethiopian Airlines makes historic flight to Eritrea

Ethiopian Airlines makes historic flight to Eritrea

An Ethiopian passenger plane flies to Eritrea for the first time since a border war 20 years ago.

Antarctic seabed gets protection after reporter's submarine trip

Antarctic seabed gets protection after reporter's submarine trip

Video of a seabed filmed by a BBC journalist has helped the area get special protection.

Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme.

Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Nelson Mandela's cellmate Andrew Mlangeni reads a poem in honour of his friend.

Thai cave boys: 'This experience makes me stronger'

Thai cave boys: 'This experience makes me stronger'

The 12 boys and their football coach describe their time trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand.

How do US elections stack up to others around the world?

How do US elections stack up to others around the world?

Around the world, most campaigns last a few weeks. In the US, it's a different story - here's why.

Yemen war: What life is like for children in the country

Yemen war: What life is like for children in the country

Ramzi is 11 and has become the man of the house after his father was killed in a Saudi airstrike.

Nelson Mandela: Why some young South Africans think he 'sold out'

Nelson Mandela: Why some young South Africans think he 'sold out'

Young South Africans give their views on anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, born exactly 100 years ago.

Black Panther's sister, Shuri, gets own Marvel comic series

Black Panther's sister, Shuri, gets own Marvel comic series

Award-winning novelist Nnedi Okorafor will write the new series about Black Panther's sister, Shuri.

Lawn mower man: Rodney Smith Jr completes 50 states challenge

Lawn mower man: Rodney Smith Jr completes 50 states challenge

Rodney Smith Jr completes his mission to mow lawns for free in every US state, finishing in Hawaii.

Facebook launches services for Inuit speakers

Facebook launches services for Inuit speakers

Social media giant promises translation interface for indigenous Canadian groups.

Romania may get bill letting women retire earlier

Romania may get bill letting women retire earlier

The country is hoping a new bill will help boost birth rates.

Polish charity gets huge phone bill thanks to stork

Polish charity gets huge phone bill thanks to stork

A lost stork has left a Polish environmental charity with a hefty bill to pay.

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