BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 11 min 25 sec ago

Day in pictures: 22 July 2014

July 22, 2014 - 7:44am
A selection of striking images from around the world
Categories: News

VIDEO: Plane debris 'may have been changed'

July 22, 2014 - 7:35am
OSCE monitors at the site of the MH17 crash say that pieces of the plane have been cut into or changed - Natalia Antelava reports from the scene.
Categories: News

Iraq conflict breeds cyber-civil war

July 22, 2014 - 7:32am
A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in Iraq, suggests research by security firms.
Categories: News

How far do EU-US sanctions on Russia go?

July 22, 2014 - 7:24am
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?
Categories: News

Kepler sees world with distant orbit

July 22, 2014 - 7:04am
The Kepler Space Telescope has spotted a distant world with the longest year of any planet in the mission's inventory.
Categories: News

Reporter 'made error' at crash site

July 22, 2014 - 6:44am
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
Categories: News

Conflict forces TV show from Israel

July 22, 2014 - 6:30am
US TV drama Tyrant stops filming in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv due to the current conflict in Gaza.
Categories: News

Indonesia candidate rejects election

July 22, 2014 - 6:13am
Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due.
Categories: News

Lidl publishes UK tax payment

July 22, 2014 - 5:50am
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.
Categories: News

Cook too stubborn to quit - Boycott

July 22, 2014 - 5:43am
Alastair Cook is too "stubborn" to quit the England captaincy, says former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.
Categories: News

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours

July 22, 2014 - 5:26am
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.
Categories: News

Rooney should be captain - Eriksson

July 22, 2014 - 5:12am
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney should replace Steven Gerrard as the national team captain.
Categories: News

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?

July 22, 2014 - 5:12am
Has the US finally fallen in love with the beautiful game?
Categories: News

VIDEO: Indonesia's cheap fuel challenge

July 22, 2014 - 5:02am
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.
Categories: News

Royal Mail sees parcels revenue fall

July 22, 2014 - 4:50am
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.
Categories: News

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack

July 22, 2014 - 4:50am
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.
Categories: News

Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam

July 22, 2014 - 2:45am
Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.
Categories: News

Ukraine rebels give up 'black boxes'

July 22, 2014 - 2:44am
Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian officials.
Categories: News

VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

July 22, 2014 - 2:22am
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.
Categories: News

Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss

July 22, 2014 - 2:12am
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
Categories: News


Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?