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US to send new Ukraine aid right away, Biden says
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 15:06:48 GMT
The president says weapons and equipment will be sent to Kyiv "in the next few hours", after approval from Congress.

Top Russian defence official accused of taking bribes
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 10:54:04 GMT
Deputy Defence Minister Timur Ivanov is remanded in custody in a rare case against a high-ranking official.

Searching for missing loved ones in Gaza's mass graves
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 17:17:05 GMT
In this war, it is a huge challenge to find out how people whose bodies were exhumed at Nasser hospital died.

Columbia protesters vow to remain until demands met
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 09:51:38 GMT
Activists at the New York university want amnesty for disciplined students before ending their Gaza protest.

Orange Sahara dust haze descends over Athens
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 10:47:08 GMT
The Greek capital was covered in a haze of dust which has blown from the Sahara desert.

Iranian rapper sentenced to death, says lawyer
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 16:47:30 GMT
Musician Toomaj Salehi had backed anti-government nationwide protests in 2022.

'Lost' Gustav Klimt painting sells for €30m
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 15:50:12 GMT
Mystery surrounds the unfinished Portrait of Fraulein Lieser, which was believed lost for 100 years.

Slovak ministers agree to replace public broadcaster
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 17:06:01 GMT
The proposal by Robert Fico's populist-nationalist government has raised fears for independent media.

Floods cause widespread devastation in Kenya
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 14:20:33 GMT
The UN says that at least 32 people have died and more than 40,000 have been forced from their homes.

Megan Thee Stallion sued over 'hostile' workplace
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 16:22:04 GMT
The Savage rapper denies "salacious" claims she had sex beside an "embarrassed" cameraman in Ibiza.

Tents appear in Gaza as Israel prepares Rafah offensive
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 15:27:29 GMT
Two newly-built encampments near the southern city are shown on satellite pictures.

Russian oil facility burns after reported drone attack
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 09:15:22 GMT
Ukrainian sources said the drones hit two facilities in the Smolensk region.

Argentina seeks arrest of Iranian minister over bombing
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 11:34:30 GMT
The call for his arrest comes after an Argentine court blamed Iran for an attack on a Jewish centre.

Seven teens arrested in Sydney counter-terror raids
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 08:56:09 GMT
Police say they belong to the same network as the 16-year-old boy who allegedly attacked a church last week.

Inside Columbia's campus as students protest
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 11:11:10 GMT
Hundreds of students have been camping on the university lawn, sparking a nationwide wave of campus protests.

Gag orders and tabloid schemes at Trump trial
Tue, 23 Apr 2024 22:36:46 GMT
Day six of Donald Trump's hush-money trial in New York heard damaging testimony from a tabloid publisher.

Arrests and anger at US university pro-Palestinian demos
Tue, 23 Apr 2024 10:21:23 GMT
Dozens of student protesters have been arrested at Columbia, Yale and New York University in recent days.

BBC witnesses boarding of boat which left five dead
Tue, 23 Apr 2024 12:25:12 GMT
The BBC's Andrew Harding, in France, witnesses people clambering aboard a small boat bound for the UK.

Dashcam video shows dramatic rescue from burning car
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 20:47:27 GMT
Drivers in Minnesota stopped in the middle of a highway to help pull a man out from a vehicle on fire.

TV tower breaks in half after strike on Ukraine
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 16:58:54 GMT
The local military says that digital TV has been cut off in the surrounding area.

Baby born by emergency caesarean as mother killed in Gaza
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 13:16:36 GMT
The infant's entire immediate family died in Israeli air strikes on Rafah on Saturday night.

Train cars catch fire while moving through Ontario
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 17:46:50 GMT
Local officials reported no injuries after five train cars were spotted ablaze heading towards a downtown area.

Bridge collapses as floods hit China's south
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 05:56:31 GMT
The country's south has been battered by heavy rainfall, with tens of thousands of people evacuated.

Watch US House pass critical Ukraine aid package
Sat, 20 Apr 2024 18:19:09 GMT
The long-awaited vote comes as Kyiv faces a weapons shortage in its fight against Russia.

Moment huge explosion rocks Iraq military base
Sat, 20 Apr 2024 13:23:33 GMT
Local security officials said one person was killed and eight others wounded.

BBC reporter at Trump trial as man sets himself on fire
Fri, 19 Apr 2024 18:37:55 GMT
The BBC's Nada Tawfik was outside the New York court where Donald Trump's trial is taking place.

'Business as usual' for Channel crossings despite migrant deaths
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 18:02:17 GMT
Prospective migrants trying to reach the UK from France say smuggling operations are continuing after Tuesday's tragedy.

How soon could US ban TikTok after Congress approved bill?
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 01:52:15 GMT
TikTok is getting closer to being banned in the US, but its owner is likely to oppose the move.

UK court case launched over mining project in Brazil
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 05:00:07 GMT
Brazil Iron calls itself a sustainable mining company. Local residents call its project a disaster.

Armenians fear another war despite talk of peace
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 03:44:36 GMT
Ethnic Armenians who lost their homes in Nagorno-Karabakh worry Azerbaijan plans another war.

'We need a miracle' - Israeli and Palestinian economies battered by war
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 00:35:26 GMT
Six months of conflict have also taken a heavy economic toll.

The fate of Korea's 'first and biggest' sex festival
Tue, 23 Apr 2024 21:11:11 GMT
It was to feature events like a bondage fashion show. But then the authorities cracked down.

Bruises and broken ribs — Palestinian deaths in Israeli prisons
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 23:31:51 GMT
The prison service did not directly address reports 13 prisoners had died since last October.

Booing your own anthem - Hong Kong and a dilemma
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 21:51:20 GMT
Beijing's increasing influence has led to speculation that Hong Kong's days of an independent football scene are numbered.

What $61bn US aid boost could mean for Ukraine
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 01:44:46 GMT
After weeks of Russian advances, there are three areas where Ukraine could now strengthen its defences.

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