Bolivia crisis: Jeanine Áñez declares herself interim president

Jeanine Áñez is condemned by ex-leader Evo Morales who says it is the "sneakiest" coup in history.

Hillary Clinton 'under enormous pressure' to run in 2020

The former Democratic nominee refuses to rule it out, telling the BBC: "Never say never."

Arctic blast: US temperatures plummet to record lows

Several places experience record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic air mass hits the country.

Australia bushfires: Fresh warnings in Queensland and New South Wales

Huge blazes continue to rage in two drought-hit states, amid warnings of a dangerous summer.

Aeroflot: 'Fat cat smuggler' falls foul of Russian airline

Mikhail Galin is stripped of his air miles after sneaking his overweight cat on an Aeroflot flight.

Libya: Migrant mother's dying wish to get children to Europe

The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.

Hong Kong faces more protests after clashes at university

In the city's financial district lunchtime crowds chanted slogans and a Chinese bank was attacked.

Cardinal Pell granted final bid to challenge sexual abuse verdict

The ex-Vatican treasurer is given a final chance to challenge his sexual abuse convictions in Australia.

Australia bushfires: Pregnant firefighter defends decision to fight fires

Fourteen weeks pregnant, Kat Robinson-Williams says she must help while Australia is "in flames".

Xinjiang cotton sparks concern over 'forced labour' claims

Rights groups claim Xinjiang products made using forced labour may be sold to Western brands.

Student poverty: French march in protest after suicide bid

A student who set himself on fire on Friday blamed his severe financial difficulties on government.

A Taliban escapee, an English baby - and the dramatic story that followed

When a refugee bumped into a baby, a tale of death threats, hijack and escape emerged.

In pictures: Clashes in Chile amid national strike

Protests against inequality continue, with a strike bringing much of the country to a standstill.

Modest fashion: 'I feel confident and comfortable'

Fashion bloggers are covering up and sales of modest clothes are up in high street stores.

In pictures: Inside Iran's secretive Yarsan faith

Yarsan is one of the Middle East's oldest faiths and has more than one million followers in Iran.

Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio'

A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.

Philippines drug war: Do we know how many have died?

With a new person taking over anti-drug operations, what's been the extent of the killings in the Philippines?

Poland reacts angrily to Netflix Nazi death camp documentary

The prime minister asks Netflix to make changes to a map shown in The Devil Next Door.

Durwood Zaelke: How changes to air conditioning will fight global warming

The man behind a key amendment to a major climate treaty thinks that he has a way to cool the Earth.

Sweden's 100 explosions this year: What's going on?

Swedish police are dealing with unprecedented levels of attacks, in city centres and suburbs.

Australia bushfires: 'We owe you milk' say firefighters who saved man's house

They saved a New South Wales home - then apologised to the owner for taking his milk.

'I woke up to thousands of messages from Malaysia'

Why a Malaysian exam question thrust the spotlight on London-based paraglider Laura Melissa Williams.

Branson apologises for South Africa launch tweet

Sir Richard Branson apologises after his tweet is criticised for showing "so many white people".

Israel-Gaza violence: Rockets and air strikes follow militant death

Violence has escalated after Israel killed a top Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant in an air strike.