Australian newspapers black out front pages in 'secrecy' protest

The nation's biggest media rivals unite to protest against what they say is government secrecy.

Yoshihiro Hattori: The door knock that killed a Japanese teenager in US

An exchange student got lost in Louisiana at Halloween in 1992 - his parents are still processing what happened.

Chile protests: Is inequality becoming worse?

Protests at rising metro fares have widened to reflect anger over living costs and inequality.

Bolivia election: Protesters set fire to ballot boxes amid result confusion

Clashes break out after suspicion over the initial results of Sunday's presidential election.

The bird 'louder than an industrial drill'

The white bellbird's call is louder than an industrial drill.

Empress Masako and the pressure of Japan's throne

The new empress was once a promising diplomat and was known as "the career woman princess".

Dallas tornado strike: Aftermath of 75mph twister

The Texan city reels after a 75mph twister touches down, ripping off roofs and cutting power.

Turkey-Syria offensive: 'My children became ill from the fear'

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports on the impact of the Turkish offensive on people in northern Syria.