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Iran's President Rouhani has quite the to-do list

May 21, 2017 - 7:24pm
Hassan Rouhani worked hard for re-election - but he'll have to work even harder on three big issues.
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Reproductive rebels

May 21, 2017 - 7:17pm
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.
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Dough kidding

May 21, 2017 - 7:10pm
How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.
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North Korea confirms 'successful' new ballistic missile test

May 21, 2017 - 6:24pm
The medium-range ballistic missile was launched days after the UN demanded tests should stop.
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Brazil police raid Sao Paulo 'Crackland' and make arrests

May 21, 2017 - 5:44pm
Some 500 officers took part in the operation in an area where crack cocaine has been consumed freely.
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Mike Pence university address hit by student walk-out

May 21, 2017 - 5:32pm
University activists protest against the US vice-president's policies at a ceremony in Indiana.
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Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear power

May 21, 2017 - 2:46pm
The referendum result allows the government to go ahead with plans to switch to renewable energy.
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Novak Djokovic hires Andre Agassi; loses Italian Open final to Alexander Zverev

May 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
World number two Novak Djokovic says Andre Agassi will be his new coach after the Serb loses in the Italian Open final to Alexander Zverev.
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Mount Everest's famous Hillary Step destroyed, mountaineers confirm

May 21, 2017 - 12:33pm
The world's highest mountain poses new hazards after the collapse of a key rocky outcrop.
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Egypt refers 48 to court over Coptic church bombings

May 21, 2017 - 12:19pm
The suspects are believed linked to attacks on Coptic churches claimed by the Islamic State group.
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Trump to Muslim nations: Drive out the terrorists

May 21, 2017 - 12:01pm
President Trump calls on Muslim nations to take the lead in fighting radicalisation.
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Mesmerising lava flows from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii

May 21, 2017 - 11:03am
Look but don't touch as it tumbles down the Pulama Pali slope in Hawaii.
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Trump joke

May 21, 2017 - 10:46am
The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj says minority comedians are replying with energy to the US president.
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Iran elections: Pro-Rouhani reformists in Tehran power sweep

May 21, 2017 - 9:17am
Reformists win all 21 seats in Tehran council elections, ending 14 years of conservative dominance.
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TPP trade deal will continue without Trump

May 21, 2017 - 6:54am
The Trans-Pacific Trade deal, abandoned by the US, will go ahead, its other 11 member states agree.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau photobombs students' prom picture

May 21, 2017 - 6:51am
Vancouver students in their formalwear spot the Canadian PM out for a jog.
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Chibok girls reunited with families

May 21, 2017 - 6:36am
Eighty-two of the Chibok girls captured by Boko Haram in 2014 have been returned to their families. The whereabouts of more than 100 girls is still unknown.
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Flying goats in yoga pants

May 21, 2017 - 6:17am
Conservationists have an unusual plan for returning barren Antigua land into an eco-haven.
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Afghanistan launches TV channel dedicated to women

May 21, 2017 - 6:00am
The new station is aiming to attract a different audience.
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Alleged plot to smuggle drugs from Spain to Liverpool

May 21, 2017 - 5:51am
Twenty-four suspects were held over the alleged plot to smuggle cannabis hidden in marble tiles.
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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.