China sentences Canadian to death on drugs charge
The man has been accused of producing ketamine as relations between the countries remain fraught. | 06-Aug-2020 12:55

Beirut explosion: Exploring the damage after the blast
A Beirut resident show how people are trying to help clean up and recover after the blast. | 06-Aug-2020 12:24

Hong Kong foreign press says journalists being targeted in US-China stand-off
The Foreign Correspondents' Club warns pressure from Beijing could jeopardise press freedom. | 06-Aug-2020 11:57

Beirut explosion: Angry residents demand answers after blast
People in Lebanon call for justice after a blast that left at least 137 dead and about 5,000 injured. | 06-Aug-2020 10:45

Coronavirus: How does a Covid-19 pandemic come to an end?
The pandemic officially started when the WHO declared it in March 2020 but how will it end? | 06-Aug-2020 09:59

Ahmedabad: Fire in India Covid hospital kills eight in critical care
The blaze had spread after a staff member's PPE kit caught fire due to a short circuit. | 06-Aug-2020 08:14

Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since nuclear attack
The first nuclear weapon used in war killed 140,000 people - Japan surrendered days later, ending WW2. | 06-Aug-2020 06:27

Banned protesters send #ZimbabweanLivesMatter viral
The social media campaign tapping into the anger of the global #BlackLivesMatter phenomenon. | 06-Aug-2020 02:17

Kashmir: 'I could land up in jail if I express myself freely'
Artists, poets and journalists feel that freedom of expression is under attack in Kashmir. | 06-Aug-2020 02:07

Zarka's husband sliced off her nose. A surgeon offered to restore it for free
A young Afghan woman suffered a brutal domestic assault, but surgery gave her a ray of hope. | 06-Aug-2020 02:02

Coronavirus: France records two-month high in cases
Spain has also recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus cases in months. | 06-Aug-2020 01:47

Facebook removes Trump's 'Covid misinformation' post
The social network said the post had violated its rules around "harmful Covid misinformation". | 06-Aug-2020 01:15

Hiroshima: The day Michiko nearly missed her train
The horrors of the Hiroshima bombing are laid bare through the story of one woman's life. | 06-Aug-2020 01:09

Poland LGBT protests: Three charged with hanging rainbow flags off statues
The offences they are charged with are punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison. | 06-Aug-2020 00:29

Michelle Obama: Former US first lady says she has 'low-grade depression'
The former US first lady blames it on the pandemic, racial tensions and the Trump administration. | 05-Aug-2020 23:41

Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home of YouTube star
The social media star is no stranger to controversy and has had other run-ins with law enforcement. | 05-Aug-2020 23:24

Beirut explosion: Port officials under house arrest as rescue efforts continue
Rescue efforts continue a day after the explosion that left at least 135 dead and over 4,000 injured. | 05-Aug-2020 22:46

US election: Biden to accept nomination remotely over virus fears
Joe Biden will not attend the Democratic convention in Milwaukee due to the coronavirus pandemic. | 05-Aug-2020 22:26

Cori Bush: Activist beats Democratic veteran in Missouri primary
Cori Bush, a racial justice activist who was once homeless, wins Missouri's Democratic primary. | 05-Aug-2020 22:06

Beirut explosion: What we know so far
A devastating explosion in Beirut on Tuesday killed at least 135 people and injured thousands. | 05-Aug-2020 22:02

Mother in labour during Beirut blast
Emmanuelle was getting ready to give birth at St George's hospital in Beirut when an explosion rocked Lebanon's capital. | 05-Aug-2020 19:54

In pictures: Chaos and destruction in Beirut after blast
Photos show the destruction in the Lebanese capital after a huge explosion. | 05-Aug-2020 18:36

Twitter hack teen's court date 'Zoombombed' with porn
Reporters suggested the hearing was not password-protected, allowing disruption in. | 05-Aug-2020 18:14

City growth favours animals 'more likely to carry disease'
Turning wild spaces into farmland or cities creates opportunities for diseases to cross into humans. | 05-Aug-2020 18:11

Coronavirus: How an aged care crisis seized 'ill-prepared' Australia
As the country endures its most deadly coronavirus period, have elderly Australians been let down? | 05-Aug-2020 17:56

Zhang Yuhuan: Chinese court clears man of murder after 27 years in prison
Zhang Yuhuan, who always claimed his innocence, was China's longest-serving wrongfully convicted inmate. | 05-Aug-2020 17:54

Instagram rolls out its TikTok rival Reels
The photo-sharing app adds new features that will be very familiar to TikTok fans. | 05-Aug-2020 16:58

Beirut explosion: Moment blast hit BBC bureau
BBC Arabic reporter Maryem Taoumi was interviewing a member of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy from the Beirut Bureau. | 05-Aug-2020 13:45

Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate and how dangerous is it?
A huge store of ammonium nitrate has been blamed for a deadly explosion in Beirut, but what is the chemical. | 05-Aug-2020 13:16

Tourist posing for photo breaks 19th Century Antonio Canova sculpture
A tourist has accidentally broken the toes of a historic artwork while visiting a museum in Italy. | 05-Aug-2020 13:15

Beirut explosion: Frantic search for survivors of deadly blast
More than 100 people are missing after a massive explosion devastated the port area of Beirut. | 05-Aug-2020 13:14

Ellen DeGeneres: Stars back TV host amid 'toxic workplace' claims
Kevin Hart and Katy Perry come to the TV host's defence, but her former DJ recalls "toxicity" on set. | 05-Aug-2020 12:37

Virgin Atlantic warns it is running out of money
High Court told the airline's finances are critically low and it needs approval for a rescue deal. | 05-Aug-2020 12:04

Neil Young sues Donald Trump's campaign for using his songs
The US president has played Rockin' in the Free World at events without the rock star's permission | 05-Aug-2020 11:43

India PM Modi lays foundation for Ayodhya Ram temple amid Covid surge
Building of the Ayodhya temple will begin after a decades-long legal fight between Hindus and Muslims. | 05-Aug-2020 11:22

Coronavirus: Queensland to close border to New South Wales
Australia's north-eastern state expresses fears about Sydney and Canberra, as Melbourne's outbreak worsens. | 05-Aug-2020 06:41

Anthony Levandowski: Ex-Google engineer sentenced for theft
A judge says Anthony Levandowski carried out the "biggest trade secret crime I have ever seen". | 05-Aug-2020 04:15

Education suffers in Kashmir's 'endless' lockdown
Students in Indian-administered Kashmir have seen massive disruptions to education. | 05-Aug-2020 02:22

Letter from Africa: How African generosity dried a crying teacher's tears
Strangers helped a Nigerian teacher, left without money because of coronavirus, get back on his feet. | 05-Aug-2020 01:18

The Kashmiris waiting for their loved ones to come home
A year after Indian-administered Kashmir lost its special status, thousands still languish in jail. | 05-Aug-2020 01:18

TikTok: The story of a social media giant
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading? | 05-Aug-2020 01:16

LinkedIn co-founder reveals key secret to success
Allen Blue, who co-founded professional network LinkedIn, reveals how start-ups can achieve growth. | 05-Aug-2020 01:15

Beirut blast: Dozens dead and thousands injured, health minister says
The explosion has caused widespread damage, with hospitals struggling to treat all the casualties. | 05-Aug-2020 01:09

What is the 'sovereign citizen' movement?
Anti-government activists who believe they are immune from the law are a worldwide threat, experts say. | 05-Aug-2020 01:08

Coronavirus: Three Biden claims about Trump fact-checked
Joe Biden has made a series of claims about the president's coronavirus response - is he right? | 05-Aug-2020 01:05

Is noise pollution killing whales and dolphins?
Dr Maria Morell studies their ears to discover if hearing damage led to their death. | 05-Aug-2020 01:05

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