World News

Subscribe to World News feed World News
BBC News - World
Updated: 1 hour 31 min ago

Facebook accused of job ad gender discrimination

September 18, 2018 - 8:12pm
Women in three US states were allegedly not shown job ads for certain "male-dominated professions".

Yemen conflict: A million more children face famine, NGO warns

September 18, 2018 - 7:57pm
"In one hospital I visited, the babies were too weak to cry," says the head of Save the Children.

Venezuela's migration crisis: Is enough being done?

September 18, 2018 - 7:45pm
Is the response by neighbouring countries and international organisations adequate?

Salzburg summit: Austria leads EU's anti-migrant drive

September 18, 2018 - 7:38pm
Memories of the 2015 crisis on its borders makes migration a key focus for Austria's EU leadership.

'I lost my entire family to a cult': How one woman escaped Grace Road

September 18, 2018 - 7:38pm
A Korean church hiding from looming 'global famine' in Fiji is facing growing allegations of abuse.

Brexit: What does Germany's media think?

September 18, 2018 - 7:36pm
In addition to assigning blame, there are concerns about Brexit's effect on economies at home and abroad.

‘I can fix a top Algerian football match for $68,000’

September 18, 2018 - 7:35pm
Whistle-blowers tell the BBC how bribery impacts on all levels of football in Algeria.

Returning to Idlib - One Syrian's story

September 18, 2018 - 7:23pm
Muaz is risking his life back home in Idlib after returning to the city destroyed by war.

ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

September 18, 2018 - 7:18pm
It will examine alleged crimes against the group, including "killing, sexual violence and looting".

Qantas eyes non-stop London-Sydney flights

September 18, 2018 - 7:14pm
The Australian airline wants to launch the service by 2022 - if the right planes are available by then.

Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay

September 18, 2018 - 5:17pm
A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends".

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes

September 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
Police seize thousands of videos of possible victims from the "clean-cut" doctor and his partner.

Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov 'likely poisoned', doctors say

September 18, 2018 - 3:40pm
German doctors say the activist is out of danger but that it is "highly plausible" he was poisoned.

Walmart to stop selling clothing with Soviet symbols, Lithuania says

September 18, 2018 - 1:29pm
The US retail giant had received complaints about the clothing from Lithuania.

Chemnitz unrest: German top spy Maassen forced out

September 18, 2018 - 12:48pm
Germany's domestic intelligence chief is moved to another post amid a row over far-right violence.

Casualties in Madrid Ritz building works collapse

September 18, 2018 - 12:40pm
Currently under renovation, local media reports say the hotel's sixth floor partly collapsed.

Saad Lamjarred: France detains Moroccan star over rape charge

September 18, 2018 - 12:18pm
Prosecutors appealed against the bail set for popular singer Saad Lamjarred, who is charged with rape.

Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law

September 18, 2018 - 11:33am
Georgia rethinks legalising cannabis cultivation after church protests.

UK freezes aid to Zambia over corruption concerns

September 18, 2018 - 11:15am
Ireland, Sweden and Finland also suspend aid after $4.3m (£3.3m) meant for the poor goes missing.

Russian plane deaths in Syria: What will be the fallout?

September 18, 2018 - 11:09am
A Russian military plane is downed in Syria, killing all 15 aboard. What will happen now?

Pages