BBC News - World

Syndicate content BBC News - World
BBC News - World
Updated: 1 day 8 hours ago

US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 21:13
Toddler Abdullah's relatives say his mother wants to see him before they take him off life-support.
Categories: English

Deer poacher sentenced to watch Bambi in prison

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 19:47
David Berry Jr, jailed for illegally killing deer, must watch the Disney film Bambi once a month.
Categories: English

Rose McGowan: Life after #MeToo

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 18:50
The actor and activist describes how life has changed since the Weinstein allegations.
Categories: English

US shutdown: Empowered Democrats refuse funds for Trump wall

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 18:38
Newly empowered Democrats refuse White House demands for $5bn to help construct the barrier.
Categories: English

Diavik mine finds 'biggest diamond in North America'

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 18:06
The 552-carat yellow gemstone was found in a Canadian mine and is more than two inches long.
Categories: English

Iraq begins rebuilding of Mosul landmark Great Mosque of al-Nuri

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 17:47
The mosque is where Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a "caliphate" in 2014.
Categories: English

Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know about

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 17:21
Cement is the source of about 8% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions. How can this be changed?
Categories: English

Nigerian military calls for Amnesty International ban

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 16:24
The group comes under pressure after saying thousands were killed in farmer-herder clashes.
Categories: English

Al-Shabab in Somalia: Air strikes kill 62 militants, US says

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:53
The US military says six air strikes targeted militants in Somalia linked to al-Qaeda.
Categories: English

Why more US teenagers are vaping

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:50
Discreet versions of e-cigarettes and different flavours may be some of the reasons behind the surge.
Categories: English

France to introduce digital tax in new year

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:26
France is to introduce its own tax on big technology firms from 1 January after EU-wide efforts stalled.
Categories: English

Hungary MPs protest over 'slave' law

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:54
Two Hungarian lawmakers have been thrown out of the state TV headquarters after they tried to broadcast a petition against new labour laws.
Categories: English

Russia 'meddled in all big social media' around US election

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:10
YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter were targeted in the 2016 US election, a report says.
Categories: English

Hungary MPs thrown out of TV office over 'slave laws' protest

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:06
Several Hungarian lawmakers camped out at the state TV headquarters, protesting against new labour laws.
Categories: English

Sajjan Kumar: Milestone conviction over 1984 Sikh killings

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 13:31
The conviction of former Congress party MP Sajjan Kumar is the most significant over the 1984 Indian riots.
Categories: English

Great Ethiopian Run 2018 helps promotes unity with Eritrea

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 12:43
Eritrean star Zersenay Tadese competed in his first Great Ethiopian Run following July's peace deal.
Categories: English

Three-year-old assaulted on Delhi bus rape anniversary

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 04:47
The incident occurred on the sixth anniversary of the gang rape of a student on a bus in India.
Categories: English

'My sleepless nights over Sandra Bullock's blindfold'

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 01:20
The actress insisted on doing treacherous scenes wearing a blindfold for thriller Bird Box.
Categories: English

Meet Nepal's daredevil honey hunters

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 01:04
When bees nest on a cliff face hundreds of metres above the ground, there's only one way to gather their sweet produce.
Categories: English

Letter from Africa: How Nigeria's elite avoid 'bad education'

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 01:02
Journalist Sola Odunfa reflects on a controversial proposal to ban young Nigerians from completing their education abroad.
Categories: English