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Hong Kong activist 'abducted by Chinese agents'

August 11, 2017 - 7:07am
Howard Lam says men kidnapped and beat him over of a photo he wished to send to Liu Xiaobo's widow.
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Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting

August 11, 2017 - 6:52am
Some staff were reportedly concerned about being "outed" online if they contributed.
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'Stolen' Russian missile explodes after being sold for scrap

August 11, 2017 - 6:47am
A Soviet-era missile that was 'stolen' from a military base exploded at a recycling centre.
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China's WeChat, Weibo and Baidu under investigation

August 11, 2017 - 6:18am
The authorities allege Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba are being used for terrorism and rumours.
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Dilma Rousseff: Brazil 'coup' not over

August 11, 2017 - 5:58am
Brazil's impeached ex-president talks to the BBC about Lula, corruption and Venezuela's crisis.
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Sydney tent city: Homeless people leave Martin Place after new laws

August 11, 2017 - 5:14am
The camp had triggered debate about sleeping rough in Australia's most expensive city.
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Melbourne cafe charges men more for coffee

August 11, 2017 - 3:31am
The Handsome Her cafe seeks to address the gender pay gap with an optional surcharge for men.
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The K-pop concert seeking to broker Korean peace

August 11, 2017 - 3:23am
South Korea will hold its annual "peace concert" by the border with the North this weekend.
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North Korea: US diplomacy is gaining results, says Mattis

August 11, 2017 - 3:03am
The US defence secretary says war would be "catastrophic" and diplomacy is still the US focus.
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Venezuela's leader on Donald Trump... and the BBC

August 11, 2017 - 3:00am
The Venezuelan leader says he wants to meet the US president, and had a few choice words for the BBC.
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Migrant crisis: Spain arrivals triple compared with 2016

August 11, 2017 - 2:18am
Spain could overtake Greece in sea arrivals in 2017 as migrants find the route safer, the IOM says.
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Kenya election 2017: Odinga supporters warned over claims

August 11, 2017 - 12:36am
The electoral commission says claims of a victory for Raila Odinga could be deemed illegal.
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Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation' with Trump

August 11, 2017 - 12:13am
Nicolás Maduro says he wants a "personal conversation" with the US president in New York next month.
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Deadly coach crash in Chinese road tunnel

August 10, 2017 - 11:47pm
The crash killed at least 36 people in the province of Shaanxi, state media say.
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Who's in Trump's good books? And who isn't?

August 10, 2017 - 11:05pm
President Trump held two press conferences on Thursday and gave his opinion on a number of people.
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Egg scandal: 20 tonnes sold in Denmark, food agency says

August 10, 2017 - 10:52pm
Twenty tonnes of insecticide-tainted eggs were sold in Denmark, its food safety authority says.
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Norovirus outbreak hits cruise ship passengers

August 10, 2017 - 10:46pm
At least 91 passengers suffered norovirus on the Sun Princess, Australian authorities say.
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CNN cuts ties with Jeffrey Lord over 'Sieg Heil' jibe

August 10, 2017 - 10:45pm
Conservative pundit Jeffrey Lord had tweeted "Sieg Heil" at a prominent liberal critic.
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Trump to North Korea: Be very, very nervous

August 10, 2017 - 8:25pm
President Trump warns North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" if it does anything to the US.
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A failed peach harvest devastates the US South

August 10, 2017 - 7:35pm
The fruit harvest has been decimated by a mild winter and a late freeze - with devastating consequences.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.