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New Zealand volcano: PM Ardern says questions must be 'asked and answered'

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern speaks in parliament, as more details of Monday's eruption emerge.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Chilean plane en route to Antarctica disappears with 38 on board

The Chilean Hercules transport aircraft disappeared en route to an air force base.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Gunman on run after deadly Czech hospital shooting

Six people are reported dead after a man opened fire at a hospital in the city of Ostrava.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Ukraine and Russia agree to implement ceasefire

Talks between Russia and Ukraine's leaders end with a pledge of a ceasefire by the end of 2019.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi: How a peace icon ended up at a genocide trial

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is set to defend her country in the International Court of Justice.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Sydney smoke: Residents 'choking' on intense bushfire pollution

Locals report the "worst day yet" of a haze that has sparked health problems and forced evacuations.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Seafloor scar of Bikini A-bomb test still visible

Seventy-three years after the first underwater nuclear explosion, scientists return to map the site.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

'No political bias' in FBI probe of Trump campaign

But the report finds applications to eavesdrop on a Trump aide had "inaccuracies and omissions".
Tuesday December 10, 2019

José Filomeno dos Santos: Son of Angola's ex-leader in 'extraordinary' trial

Jose Filomeno dos Santos is alleged to have stolen $0.5bn from Angola's Sovereign Wealth Fund.
Monday December 09, 2019

On the campaign trail with Joe Biden

The Democrat candidate and former vice-president has been travelling across Iowa to rally support.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Russia banned from global sports for four years

Russia is handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events - including the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics - by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

'Tonight a door was opened' says new Miss Universe

The 26-year-old from South Africa has been described as being "a proud advocate for natural beauty".
Monday December 09, 2019

Sanna Marin: The rising star set to lead Finland's 5.5 million

Sanna Marin, who at 34 will be at the head of a coalition of female leaders in Finland.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Do apostrophe's still matter?

The end of the Apostrophe Society has sparked debate over the modern state of grammar.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Viewpoint: Are Indian unicorns like Paytm and Zomato too powerful?

With massive funding from global sources, a handful of Indian start-ups are influencing policy.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed: Inside the mind of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has published a book outlining his philosophy of "medemer".
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill: India's new 'anti-Muslim' law causes uproar

Critics say the Citizenship Amendment Bill is part of the government's agenda to marginalise Muslims.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

New Zealand volcano: The moment after eruption hit

Tourists were seen walking inside the rim of the White Island crater just moments before the eruption.
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Stockton's universal basic income scheme

Stockton in California is providing poor residents with a universal basic income, but could it work nationally?
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Australia bushfires: Ash washes up on New South Wales beach

The water at Balmoral beach in New South Wales has turned black after almost two months of bushfires.
Monday December 09, 2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally: 'The streets are full once again'

The BBC's Laura Bicker estimates hundreds of thousands attended a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong.
Sunday December 08, 2019

'Sydney mega fire getting out of control'

Sydney in Australia has been blanketed by thick smoke all week due to bushfires.
Saturday December 07, 2019

COP25 climate change conference: What are you giving up for environment?

As the annual COP25 climate change summit continues in Madrid, we asked delegates from all over the world how they were adapting their lives for the sake of the environment.
Friday December 06, 2019

White Island: The privately-owned New Zealand volcano that is always active

Experts explain the history of New Zealand's White Island and why tourists were there when it erupted.
Monday December 09, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Six months of rage and desperation

Here are the most striking images from an unprecedented and historic few months in Hong Kong.
Monday December 09, 2019

Chalk Back: Kenyan women fight back against street harassment

Using chalk and markers, women and girls in Nairobi document their experiences of street harassment.
Monday December 09, 2019

Restoring the theme park abandoned for 20 years

When it is re-opened, Berlin's Spreepark will have a focus on art, culture and nature.
Monday December 09, 2019