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China elephants trapped in reservoir rescued by excavator

Thu, 2016-10-13 04:14
Three wild elephants are freed from a reservoir in China's south-western Yunnan province after an excavator is used to break the wall.

Christmas dinner for all

Thu, 2016-10-13 04:07
Amid rising religious fundamentalism in West Africa, the BBC's Lamine Konkobo looks at how one country has kept intolerance at bay.

Dark Green Line

Thu, 2016-10-13 03:42
Photographs by Michael Goldrei focus attention on blindness and vision impairment on World Sight Day.

Asia Bibi: Pakistan Supreme Court adjourns death row appeal

Thu, 2016-10-13 03:39
Pakistan's Supreme Court adjourns a hearing on a blasphemy case against a Christian woman on death row after a judge refused to hear her appeal.

Brexit: Gina Miller says she has a strong case in court

Thu, 2016-10-13 03:23
Gina Miller, who among others, is seeking a judicial review of the government's intention to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, says she believes she has a strong case.

MPs in Australia pass a motion calling Donald Trump a 'revolting slug'

Thu, 2016-10-13 01:32
A motion filed by Greens party MP Jeremy Buckingham to the Upper House of the NSW parliament calling Trump a "revolting slug" is passed without objection.

US Election 2016: Catholic outcry at Clinton aide's email

Wed, 2016-10-12 23:13
Donald Trump calls on White House rival Hillary Clinton to fire an aide involved in leaked emails in which Catholics were apparently disparaged.