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Russia using Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant as army base - Ukraine

Officials say Russia has been launching artillery attacks from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
Monday August 08, 2022

Tighter export controls on electronics could hamper Russia's war effort - report

Russian weapons could be permanently degraded by tougher export controls in the West, a think tank says.
Monday August 08, 2022

US Senate passes sweeping climate, tax and healthcare package

The bill seeks to lower the cost of medicines, increase corporate taxes and reduce carbon emissions.
Monday August 08, 2022

Climate change: Alps glaciers melting faster as heatwaves hit

Meltwater flows from the glaciers, which may be set for their highest mass losses in 60 years.
Monday August 08, 2022

China-Taiwan: Beijing conducts new military drills near island

The drills were due to end on Sunday but a statement said sea and air exercises were continuing.
Monday August 08, 2022

Israel-Gaza: Unusual pre-emptive hit by Israel pays off

The truth brings relief to Gazans, but the lack of a peace process means this is only temporary.
Monday August 08, 2022

In pictures: Drought hits Europe's rivers and crops

Weeks of baking heat have caused big problems for Europe's food producers and river traffic.
Monday August 08, 2022

Blinken Africa trip: The world should not dictate to the continent

The US's top diplomat is trying to curry favour amid growing influence from Russia and China.
Monday August 08, 2022

Amanda Todd: Dutch man convicted of sexually extorting teenager

Amanda Todd took her own life weeks after posting a video in which she detailed her harassment online.
Monday August 08, 2022

China resort lockdown: Escaping to Sanya only to face fresh curbs

Many in Sanya had arrived hoping for relief from strict Covid-control measures in bigger cities.
Monday August 08, 2022

Leandro Lo: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion shot in São Paulo club

Doctors say Leandro Lo is brain dead after being shot; the suspect has handed himself in.
Monday August 08, 2022

Roger E. Mosley: Magnum P.I. actor dies aged 83 after car crash

Roger E. Mosley starred opposite Tom Selleck in all eight seasons of the original Magnum P.I.
Monday August 08, 2022

The newborns fighting for survival in Afghanistan

The BBC visits a ward where mothers are forced to share beds and have no access to pain relief.
Monday August 08, 2022

It's like a warzone - Haitians surrounded by turf wars

An estimated 60% of the capital Port-au-Prince is now considered “lawless”, human rights groups say.
Monday August 08, 2022

Anti-abortion Gen Z-ers see cause as social justice

Anti-abortion Gen Z activists think their fight isn't at odds with the beliefs of other young activists.
Monday August 08, 2022

Kenya election 2022: Charts that explain the nation

The BBC tracks the crucial issues facing Kenyans as the country chooses a new president on 9 August.
Monday August 08, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Stories from cricket's last appearance at the Games

The behind-the-scenes story of cricket's last appearance at the Commonwealth Games, as told by the players themselves.
Saturday August 06, 2022

Commonwealth Games: How climate change is changing life around the world

Climate change is here. But it is also everywhere. Three Commonwealth athletes explain how it is changing their sport and homes.
Sunday August 07, 2022

Hamida Banu: Missing India woman found in Pakistan 'can't wait to go home'

Hamida Banu had been trafficked to Pakistan 20 years ago by an agent promising her a job in Dubai.
Sunday August 07, 2022

Island trip lays bare US-China tussle in the Pacific

A speech by senior US officials to commemorate a WWII Pacific battle comes amid tensions with China.
Saturday August 06, 2022

Partition: My journey to the ‘place no-one spoke of’

Sparsh's family fled in terror 75 years ago - it wasn't spoken about until his grandfather agreed to talk.
Saturday August 06, 2022

Obituary: Gary Schroen, the CIA spy sent to get Osama Bin Laden

Gary Schroen, one of the first Americans on the ground in Afghanistan after 9/11, has died aged 80.
Friday August 05, 2022

Uganda: I was forced to leave idyllic childhood home

Nisha Popat looks back 50 years to when dictator Idi Amin forced her family out of Uganda
Saturday August 06, 2022

Why Australia will work harder to build ties with Indonesia

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Saturday August 06, 2022

Where does Taiwan crisis leave Biden's China policy?

Nancy Pelosi's visit was an explosive development in a brittle relationship. Many risks lie ahead.
Friday August 05, 2022

How I taught a vulture to fly with me

Brazilian tour guide Israel Mendes adopted Urú, a vulture, after finding him abandoned in a bin.
Monday August 08, 2022

Ukraine: Any attack on a nuclear plant is 'suicidal', says UN

António Guterres says inspectors must be given access to the site, after it was shelled at the weekend.
Monday August 08, 2022

US President Biden leaves White House for first time since Covid

The US president is leaving for his home state of Delaware after testing negative for the virus.
Sunday August 07, 2022

Mexican mining rescue: Ten miners trapped underground

The 10 workers are stuck underground in Coahuila after a tunnel wall collapsed in a mine shaft.
Sunday August 07, 2022

Flash flooding swamps California's Death Valley

Nearly 1,000 staff and visitors were unable to leave as all roads in and out were closed.
Sunday August 07, 2022