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Covid: US opens up to fully vaccinated travellers
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:14:58 GMT
The US rolls back international travel restrictions, answering a major demand from allies.

Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina convicted on terror charges
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 17:55:04 GMT
A Rwandan court sentences Paul Rusesabagina to 25 years for supporting a terrorist group.

Russia shooting: Gunman kills six at Perm University
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 14:57:08 GMT
The attacker, a student, walked on to the university campus on Monday morning and started shooting.

Gabby Petito: FBI searches fiancé Brian Laundrie's home
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:08:23 GMT
Police say Brian Laundrie, who vanished earlier this month, is a "person of interest".

Afghanistan: Fighting off hunger under the Taliban
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:16:43 GMT
For most Afghans staving off starvation is the biggest challenge since the Taliban returned to power.

Covid: Melbourne construction sites shut after violent vaccine protest
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:44:26 GMT
Construction sites in the Australian city are shut for two weeks after a demonstration against jabs.

Guinness World Records: Japanese sisters certified world's oldest twins
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 18:00:26 GMT
Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama from Japan are presented with their awards by Guinness World Records.

Aukus: France pulls out of UK defence talks amid row
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:11:17 GMT
Paris is angry after Australia cancelled a submarine contract in favour of a deal with the UK and US.

Endangered South African penguins killed by swarm of bees near Cape Town
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:23:47 GMT
More than 60 protected birds were found on the beach with multiple bee-stings but no other injuries.

Canary Islands: Lava from erupting volcano destroys homes
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 17:08:02 GMT
The volcano on La Palma continues to spew lava after 5,500 were evacuated from villages in its path.

France's Emmanuel Macron heckled asking Algerian veterans for forgiveness
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:25:57 GMT
The French president is heckled as he promises reparations for Algerians who fought for France.

Russia election: Putin's party wins election marred by fraud claims
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 17:18:56 GMT
The pro-Kremlin United Russia wins a parliamentary majority, but loses some ground.

Gabby Petito: What do we know about the case so far?
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:59:48 GMT
A body matching Gabby Petito's description was found on Sunday, while her fiancé remains missing.

Paul Rusesabagina: From Hotel Rwanda hero to convicted terrorist
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 11:09:42 GMT
Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in Hotel Rwanda, has gone from national hero to enemy of the state.

My dad, held hostage in Iran
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 23:07:59 GMT
London-based baker Elika Ashoori is campaigning to bring her father home from jail in Iran.

Giving birth under the Taliban
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:59:24 GMT
Pregnant women, new mothers and infants are bearing the brunt of a worsening healthcare crisis.

Canada election: What you need to know about the campaign
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 01:13:42 GMT
Canadians are voting on Monday and Justin Trudeau's party faces a stiff challenge to retain power.

South African whistle-blower: I don't feel safe
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 02:02:59 GMT
Mosilo Mothepu has paid a heavy price for speaking out about corruption in her firm.

US-UK-Australia pact delivers France some hard truths
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 15:22:00 GMT
The BBC's Hugh Schofield assesses the harsh realities for France after Australia's US-UK deal.

Can apps manage our chronic health conditions?
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 23:01:49 GMT
A Swedish tech firm has created an app to help alleviate people's joint pain.

From Katrina to Ida: How US presidents react to climate change and natural disasters
Sat, 18 Sep 2021 23:02:19 GMT
Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, US presidents have realised the impact of their reactions to extreme weather.

La Palma volcano: Lava destroys homes in the Canary Islands
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 11:25:14 GMT
A volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma has demolished homes and caused evacuations.

Fauci looks to boost vaccines as US infections rise
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:33:17 GMT
The US daily death toll from Covid-19 has risen above 2,000 for the first time since February.

Street dreams of Nairobi dance crew hoping to beat the odds
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 23:05:20 GMT
A group of street dancers in Nairobi, Kenya, struggle against the odds to become celebrities.

My husband and son fought in Afghanistan - it changed all of us
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 18:46:45 GMT
America's two decades in Afghanistan impacted those who served - and the families waiting at home.

Afghanistan: The 'shattered dreams' of the Ariana cabin crew
Sat, 18 Sep 2021 23:34:56 GMT
The BBC's Lyse Doucet meets the female crew of Afghanistan's national airline, who are in hiding.

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