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US quits 'biased' UN human rights council
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:24:20 GMT
The US envoy to the UN called the 47-member council "hypocritical and self-serving".

Migrant family separations: Republicans scramble as border crisis grows
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:54:02 GMT
President Trump meets with lawmakers as outcry grows over the separation of migrant families.

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:46:59 GMT
It becomes the second country in the world to allow recreational use of the drug nationwide.

General Electric drops out of Dow index
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:23:58 GMT
Walgreens Boots Alliance will replace GE on the Dow Jones Industrial Average after more than 100 years.

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:59:20 GMT
The military says jets struck 25 militant targets after rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip.

Australia launches national inquiry into sexual harassment
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:46:20 GMT
The national inquiry into workplace behaviour is unprecedented globally, the government says.

Afghan conflict: First Taliban launch attack since Eid truce
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:12:44 GMT
The militants reportedly kill a number of Afghan soldiers in an assault on an army post.

More deaths in Nicaragua violence as talks collapse
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:36:06 GMT
At least three people die and many are injured as security forces move on the city of Masaya.

Peter Thomson: Golfer who won five Open Championships dies
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:19:09 GMT
One of the nation's greatest golfers, he won numerous accolades including five Open Championships.

World Cup: Japan fans impress by cleaning up stadium
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 04:16:12 GMT
They've done it again - Japan fans amuse and impress by cleaning up after their team's opening match at the World Cup.

Dutch Queen Máxima pays emotional tribute to dead sister Inés
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:35:14 GMT
It is Queen Máxima's first public appearance since Inés Zorreguieta died earlier this month.

World Cup 2018: How to party like a Russian
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:51:21 GMT
With Russia virtually in the World Cup second round, thousands of people partied through the night.

Mo Salah and the Chechen strongman
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:02:43 GMT
Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has hit back at claims he used football star Mo Salah for political propaganda.

Yemen conflict: What you need to know
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:01:54 GMT
The conflict in Yemen has been raging for years - but what is it all about?

Wolves in France: Farmers fear attacks
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:03:28 GMT
One mayor says children under 10 years old should not walk alone, in case of an attack.

Battle of the football fans: Iceland v Mexico
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:44:26 GMT
How do some of the most colourful fans support their teams at the World Cup?

Should migrants in Australia face an English test?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:28:52 GMT
People in Sydney give their thoughts on a controversial plan to assess prospective citizens.

Hello kitty...
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:58:23 GMT
Meet the new residents of a cave in Santa Monica.

Rats blamed for shredded banknotes inside Indian ATM
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:27:24 GMT
Engineers called to mend a bank machine in Assam found cash worth more than 1.2m rupees destroyed.

Paraguay man surprises family at his own wake
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:14:36 GMT
Juan Ramón Alfonso Penayo returns home to find his family mourning a burnt body they thought was him.

Japanese firm makes suits for blue collar workers
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:23:54 GMT
A Tokyo firm has created a line of business attire that's best suited for the nation's blue-collar workers.

Finland's capital gives away its old trams
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:50:37 GMT
The city wants rid of its antiquated trams, but getting hold of one comes with strings attached.

Chinese house demolition halted because of swallow residents
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 10:05:02 GMT
Feathered residents have given an old Chinese house a stay of execution.

The health impact of separating migrant children from parents
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:38:09 GMT
Experts say there is no downplaying the trauma that taking a child away from a parent causes.

The FBI said I was my parents' stolen baby - but I found the truth
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:12:48 GMT
Foundling Paul Fronczak was given to a family whose baby had been stolen - but was he really their son?

The Australian town that killed its residents
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:46:21 GMT
The town that killed its residents.

Is Sara a 'refugee' or a 'would-be surgeon'?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:50:30 GMT
On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions.

Boy Erased author Garrard Conley on surviving 'gay conversion therapy'
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:55:56 GMT
Garrard Conley's parents put him through "conversion therapy" - now he's dedicated a book to them.

Why are people sharing this photo?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:21:51 GMT
A family portrait celebrating mixed heritage has been widely shared online and has prompted others to tell their similar stories.

In pictures: Driving lessons for Saudi women
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:05:48 GMT
Images from a driving centre in Dhahran, where women are preparing for the ban's end on 24 June.

XXXTentacion: The troubled talent of a volatile rap star
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:20:48 GMT
The controversial rapper has been shot dead in Florida at the age of 20.

A battle to save Indonesia's orangutans
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:59:00 GMT
Borneo is one of the most bio-diverse places on the planet - but orangutans are coming under threat.

How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:01:20 GMT
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?

Does Iran hold key to Dutch murder mystery?
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:48:01 GMT
Neither the Iranian nor Dutch authorities are commenting on claims that Iran could have been behind the 2015 killing near Amsterdam.

Immigration rows: US and Germany compared
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:14:02 GMT
Mr Trump called out Germany's immigration stance to defend his own - what's happening there and in US?

Is this Angela Merkel's moment of reckoning?
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:58:36 GMT
How a row with a coalition partner has left the German chancellor fighting for her political life.

The man who went to the North Korean place that 'doesn't exist'
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:32:05 GMT
One US citizen warns of the consequences of a visit to a forbidden area in North Korea.

Trump migrant separation policy: Children 'in cages' in Texas
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:47:57 GMT
Reporters who visited a migrant detention centre in Texas say they saw 20 children in one enclosure.

World Cup 2018: Romelu Lukaku says some Belgians 'want to see me fail'
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:34:24 GMT
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku says he will "remember to have fun" at the World Cup but says some of his compatriots want him to fail.

Reality Check: The numbers behind the crackdown in Turkey
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:28:56 GMT
As elections take place two years after a failed coup in Turkey, how many people are in prison and how many have lost their jobs?

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