US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full...

US ‘ready to restart negotiations’ with North Korea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the aim is North Korea's denuclearisation "by January 2021". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Kerala floods: Relief teams rescue 22,000 as rains ease

Waters recede in some areas but officials warn of disease spreading among thousands made homeless. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Mesut Ozil racism row: Germany’s minorities speak out with #MeTwo

Germany's minorities are speaking out about racism after the Mesut Ozil row over his Turkish roots. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

US-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?

The US is implementing economic sanctions on Iran after pulling out of the nuclear deal, to what end? *Featured images and content are taken from...

Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

It is his most direct comment so far on the purpose of Trump Jr's talks with a Kremlin-linked lawyer. *Featured images and content are taken...

Aeroplane crashes in Durango after take-off in Mexico

The state governor says there were no deaths among the 97 passengers and four crew on the Embraer 190. *Featured images and content are taken...

Korea remains: Pyongyang returns US troops slain in Korean War

Relatives of the slain soldiers have waited years to be reunited with the remains of their loved ones. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Brazil far-right politician enters presidential race

Jair Bolsonaro has outraged many with extreme comments but is seen as a saviour by his supporters. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

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. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

The US president defended Russia over claims it interfered in the 2016 US election. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

China industrial park explosion kills 19

Huge fire and plumes of smoke were seen at the chemical facility. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full...

Deadline to reunite US migrants extended as babies face court

A judge agrees that some cases "will necessitate additional time" for reunification. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full...

Letter from Africa: Turning Nigerian herders into ranchers

The government plans to set up ranches across the country to end land conflict, will it work? *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Statue of Liberty evacuated after woman climbed monument base

Police apprehend a woman after she climbed on to the monument's pedestal three hours before. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-PM Najib is charged with corruption

Najib Razak faces corruption charges after billions of dollars went missing from a government fund. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Thai boys ‘could be in cave for months’

The boys trapped in a Thai cave will have to learn to dive or wait months for flooding to recede, army says. *Featured images and...

Maryland shooting: Five killed in attack on US newspaper

The suspected gunman who attacked the Capital Gazette building in Maryland is in police custody. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Is India really the most dangerous country for women?

Why does a new survey rank India less safe for women than countries like Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan? *Featured images and content are taken from...

Deadly explosion at Texas hospital leaves one dead

One person is killed and several others injured in a blast at a facility in Gatesville, US media say. *Featured images and content are taken...

Mexico town’s entire police force detained after murder

Federal forces arrest 27 officers and their boss after a mayoral candidate is murdered in Michoacán. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Roseanne spinoff The Conners ordered – without Roseanne

The Conners features many of the original cast, after ABC dropped Roseanne Barr over a racist tweet. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Donald Trump ‘lacks character’ for hotel liquor licence

Religious leaders and judges demand authorities revoke Trump International Hotel's liquor licence. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full...

Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

The order seeks to keep migrant families together, but does not deal with children already separated. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

US quits ‘biased’ UN human rights council

The US envoy to the UN called the 47-member council "hypocritical and self-serving". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

XXXTentacion, controversial rapper, shot dead in Florida aged 20

The controversial rapper, a rising star who faced domestic violence charges, has been killed aged 20. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Conservative newcomer Ivan Duque wins Colombia’s presidential election

Ivan Duque wins after promising to rewrite a controversial peace deal with Farc rebels. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Einstein’s travel diaries reveal physicist’s racism

Private journals from the physicist's 1920s tour of Asia reveal racist and xenophobic comments. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Trump-Kim summit: Pentagon remains ‘ironclad’ after war games cancelled

President Trump's surprise suspension of military drills is seen as a major concession to North Korea. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Trump’s economic adviser suffers heart attack, tweets president

The US president tweets that his economic adviser Larry Kudlow has suffered a heart attack. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

G7 summit: War of words erupts between US and key allies

France condemns diplomacy by "fits of anger" as President Trump mocks Canada's prime minister. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina

The financing loan would be made over a three-year period and is still subject to IMF board approval. *Featured images and content are taken from...

The punk who came back from the dead

Former punk singer Gilles Bertin spent decades on the run before handing himself in to face trial for a robbery. *Featured images and content are...

Early Van Gogh landscape sells for €7m at French auction

Fishing Net Menders in the Dunes sells to an American collector after a fierce bidding war. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts

Seven people are reported killed and Guatemala City airport closes after Fuego spews ash and smoke. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Nigeria’s Tramadol crisis: The drug fuelling death, despair and Boko Haram

The centre of Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency is overdosing on Tramadol. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full article...

Key North Korea official meets Pompeo in New York

The right-hand man to Kim Jong-un dines with the US secretary of state in New York. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Key Italy talks amid fears of snap poll

Italy's president and prime minister-designate may find their only realistic option is new elections. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

North Korea ready to talk ‘at any time’ with Donald Trump

The vice-foreign minister calls the US decision to cancel the 12 June summit "extremely regrettable". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Brazil diesel prices cut in effort to halt strike

The state oil company, Petrobras, cuts prices by 10% to facilitate talks with striking lorry drivers. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Gavin Grimm trans bathroom lawsuit backed by federal judge

Gavin Grimm, who has been fighting his former high school's policy for years, says he feels relief. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money, say MPs

The City is being used as "a base for the corrupt assets" of President Putin's allies, says a report. *Featured images and content are taken...

Vape pen explosion pierces Florida man’s cranium killing him

The Florida man's death is is believed to be the first in the US caused by a vape pen. *Featured images and content are taken...

Farnese Blue diamond fetches $6.7m at Geneva auction

The Farnese Blue has spent the past 300 years in the collections of European royal families. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

UK ‘must raise jailed Iran mum case’

The husband of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she is facing possible new charges. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Ex-UK PM launches global schools fund

The ex-UK prime minister launches a scheme for 20 million school places in the world's poorest countries. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

US detainees thank Trump and God for release from North Korea

The three men, freed from jail in North Korea, are flying home to be greeted by President Trump. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Syria blames Israel for air strike near Damascus

Syria's state news agency says air defences shot down two Israeli missiles south of Damascus. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman quits amid abuse reports

Eric Schneiderman quits after four women tell a magazine that he assaulted them. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Pirates ‘massacre’ Guyana fishermen off Suriname coast

Guyana's president says an attack off the Suriname coast is thought to have killed at least a dozen. *Featured images and content are taken from...