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What is it like to be a stranger in your own country?

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:59pm
Om Emad is just one of over three million Yemenis who have been displaced from their homes since war broke out.

Birth of last baby orca in captivity filmed at SeaWorld

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:43pm
Killer whale Takara was already pregnant when the end of the breeding programme was announced.

Path cleared for Arkansas executions

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:21pm
The state Supreme Court paves the way for Ledell Lee to be the first person executed there in 12 years.

Iran election: Rouhani set for showdown with rival Raisi

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:19pm
The nominations of the pair for president means a showdown between bitterly divided political camps.

Russia's secret

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:17pm
Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.

Brazil goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes faces new arrest over girlfriend murder

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:26pm
The former Flamengo player was released in February after serving less than a third of his sentence.

Hard times?

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:36pm
Whether young people move out is 'tied to economic security' but expectations are changing too.

Trump on Paris shooting: 'It just never ends'

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:25pm
The US president reacts to the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris.

Policeman and attacker killed in Paris gun battle - French media

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:17pm
An anti-terrorist investigation is launched after a policeman and a suspected gunman are killed.

'Stay back... the area's dangerous'

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:48pm
Police clear the Champs Elysees in Paris following a shooting in the area.

Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests enter second day

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:48pm
Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during the second day of violent protests in the capital, Caracas.

French election: Candidates take EU to task in last TV pitch

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:33pm
Marine Le Pen of the far right say she wants to "give back to the French the keys of the house".

Russia court outlaws 'extremist' Jehovah's Witnesses

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:29pm
Lawyers representing the religious group reject the ruling and say they will appeal against it.

Syrian boy Moustafa lost his parents, but not his fight

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:50pm
Moustafa has suffered a great deal - but wait until you see his approach to recovery.

US fugitive teacher found with student after month on run

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:42pm
Tad Cummins and his student, Elizabeth Thomas, have been missing since 13 March.

Syrian photographer puts down camera to rescue child

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:40pm
Syrian photographer Abd Alkader Habak put down his camera after a car bomb blast outside Aleppo.

North Korea: BBC's look behind the 'last iron curtain'

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:04pm
The BBC's John Sudworth gets up close to "the most totalitarian of regimes ever established"

What's made Canada's Slims River disappear?

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:52am
What's made this river in Canada disappear? Geoscientist Daniel Shugar explains.

Zimbabwe DNA tests 'prove hunter was killed by a crocodile'

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:26am
The remains of a South African hunter are found inside a Nile crocodile, an investigator says.

Economic challenge looms

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:10am
France may have a high standard of living but there are some persistent economic problems that will prove a challenge to whoever becomes the next president.


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