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History is cluttered with the wreckage of nations and individuals that pursed this self-defeating path of hate. We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation. We must move past indecision to action. If we do not act, we shall surely be dragged down the long, dark, and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who posses power without compassion, might without morality, and strength without sight.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Riverside Church - April 4, 1967
BBC world news headlinesAmy Coney Barrett: Trump nominates conservative favourite for Supreme Court
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 23:23:26 GMT
The nomination of a conservative judge paves the way for a bitter Senate fight as an election looms.
Coronavirus: Madrid at serious risk without tougher rules, minister warns
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 17:56:32 GMT
Spain's health minister urges more restrictions in Madrid, stoking a political row as cases spike.
Charlie Hebdo: Stabbings suspect 'was trying to target magazine'
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:01:20 GMT
Two people were seriously injured in the attack near the Paris ex-offices of the satirical magazine.
Deepika Padukone: Bollywood star questioned in Sushant Singh Rajput investigation
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 12:58:45 GMT
Deepika Padukone and other stars were summoned in a drugs investigation after an actor's death.
Ukraine military plane crash: Cadets among 26 people killed
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 10:59:25 GMT
The aircraft, carrying air force cadets, was on a training flight when it came down near Kharkiv.
Belarus protests: Opposition icon Nina Bahinskaya, 73, bundled into van
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 19:52:58 GMT
Nina Bahinskaya was again among dozens of women detained at a rally against Belarus's president.
Sparks fly during Los Angeles police chase
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 12:31:24 GMT
Watch what happened when California Police tried to to pull over a speeding pick-up truck.
Switzerland gets ready to vote on ending free movement with EU
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:37:24 GMT
Switzerland isn't in the EU, but it does enjoy access to free trade - on condition of it also having free movement.
European Commission to challenge Apple tax bill verdict
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:53:12 GMT
EU court ruling that the tech giant does not have to pay hefty back taxes to Ireland goes back to court.
Cardinal Becciu: Vatican official forced out in rare resignation
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 20:47:35 GMT
Cardinal Becciu managed a controversial deal to buy a luxury London property with church funds.
Tasmania pilot whales: Rescuers release 108 surviving animals
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:43:18 GMT
Efforts now turn to the disposal of some 350 whale carcasses after Australia's worst ever stranding.
Courtroom escape sends police officer flying down stairs
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:03:21 GMT
A deputy went down the stairs head first trying to catch the defendant as he made a run for it.
Amy Coney Barrett: Who is Trump's Supreme Court pick?
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:06:10 GMT
A favourite of social conservatives, Judge Barrett would swing the highest US court further right.
Photography award winners show the fragility and beauty of mangrove forests
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 23:42:54 GMT
The Mangrove Photography Award winners show the beauty and fragility of the unique ecosystems.
Denmark confronts sexual harassment at work in #MeToo moment
Sun, 27 Sep 2020 00:02:41 GMT
It started with a comedy awards show and a bombshell revelation that left the audience stunned.
Italian family fosters Gambian migrant: 'The son we never had'
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 23:56:57 GMT
When Gambian orphan Muhammed Sanneh arrived in Sicily aged 16, his life took an unexpected turn.
Megan Thee Stallion: What do we know about the rapper's alleged shooting?
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 18:54:57 GMT
The rapper says she was shot in the feet by fellow artist Tory Lanez, who denies the accusation.
Philippines Troll Patrol: The woman taking on trolls on their own turf
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:52:50 GMT
Pro-government trolling has become rampant online in the Philippines, but some people have had enough.
Week in pictures: 19 - 25 September 2020
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:40:27 GMT
A selection of remarkable images taken around the world this week.
Rimbaud and Verlaine: France agonises over digging up gay poets
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 00:22:10 GMT
There is mounting pressure to have two of France's best-loved poets reinterred in the Paris Pantheon.
Singapore in world first for facial verification
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:32:15 GMT
The technology is being rolled out countrywide as part of Singapore's national identity scheme.
Trump: Barrett 'a woman of unparalleled achievement'
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:42:20 GMT
US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be the new Supreme Court justice.
California wildfires: The inmates training to be firefighters
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 23:09:13 GMT
Brandon Smith is a former inmate firefighter and now helps former prisoners find jobs in the fire service.
ICYMI: Bike race bar crawls and a unique face mask
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 13:28:45 GMT
Some of the stories you may have missed this week.
Mumbai collapse: The man who filmed his ordeal under rubble
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:04:28 GMT
Khalid Khan was trapped for 10 hours after a building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Personal trainer honours her with push-ups by casket
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:38:18 GMT
The late Supreme Court justice's personal trainer pays his respects as she lies in state at the US Capitol.
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