The referendums in east and south Ukraine are dismissed as a sham by Kyiv and its Western allies.
“The investigation will reveal whether it was a case of love jihad or not,” she told the BBC, adding that “it could be, because we have seen such cases happen…
The influential Puerto Rican rapper’s latest music video lays bare the US island territory’s problems.
Aid groups say they cannot get crucial supplies to those who need it most due to US sanctions.
Hurricanes are among the most violent storms on Earth and there’s evidence they’re getting more powerful. So how do they form and what impact, if any, is climate change…
Celebrated as heroes during the pandemic, many food delivery riders in Brazil now say they are on the brink of starvation. Almost 60% of Brazil’s population are now suffering…
Apple chief executive tells the BBC the tech sector needs more women in order to thrive.
Many useful members of this “iconic” plant family are at risk of extinction, according to a study.
“From a climate perspective it is a good way to store carbon, but on the other hand we are increasing the overall level of consumption of natural resources,” says Mai…
Hilaree Nelson appeared to fall into a 2,000ft gap in the ice descending the world’s eighth tallest peak.
It comes as people in Russia continue to protest against Vladimir Putin’s plan to mobilise 300,000 military reservists. Reports in opposition Russian media suggested that up…
Denmark sets up a banned zone near the Bornholm island, where a Nord Stream 2 leak is reported.
The former US intelligence contractor leaked a vast US intelligence surveillance programme in 2013.
The battered city is a stumbling block in Russia’s plan to take the Donbas, writes the BBC’s Orla Guerin.
However, reports in opposition Russian media suggested that up to one million people could be called up, pointing out that one paragraph believed to be about the exact number of…
Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk.
The head of the country’s utilities regulator says poor quality oil led to the shutdown of a power plant.
US vaccine mandate remains in place. Lawmakers have urged Joe Biden to follow in Canada’s footsteps.
The Artemis-I vehicle will be pulled off the launch pad in Florida to protect it from storm forces.
Residents are stocking up on groceries, fuel and sandbags as Ian strengthens into a major hurricane.
It marks a big moment for Cuba, which saw gay people persecuted in the 1960s and 70s.
Giorgia Meloni has claimed victory in Italy’s general election with her Brothers of Italy party. Speaking to reporters after the vote, she promised to govern for all…
Emergency workers pull a child from the rubble in Kiambu county but others are feared trapped.
Pupils are among at least six people killed and 20 wounded after a gunman opened fire at the school in Izhevsk.
Anoop, an auto driver from Kerala state, says he may have to move houses to escape the public attention.
Eight years after 43 students vanished in Guerrero state, Mexicans are still demanding answers.
Chris Davidson has been remembered as “one of the most naturally talented surfers” Australia has seen.
On 26 September 2002, The Joola, a government-owned Senegalese ferry, capsized off the coast of The Gambia, killing over 1,800 people. There were just 64 survivors. It is the…
First off, this is not a normal event. In Japan, state funerals are reserved for members of the Imperial Family. Only once, since World War Two, has a politician been given this…
Japanese start-up firms are developing next-generation solar panels and microchips.