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Islamic State: Battle for Mosul by land and air

February 20, 2017 - 7:21pm
While so-called Islamic State rules the road, Iraqi forces control the skies in the battle for Mosul, as the BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports.
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Accessing the world

February 20, 2017 - 7:18pm
Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
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The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil

February 20, 2017 - 7:18pm
Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
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Call of duty

February 20, 2017 - 7:14pm
Sgt Conchita Lopez describes her life patrolling Mexico's southern border with Guatemala.
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'Wanted for my body parts'

February 20, 2017 - 7:09pm
An albino hunted for her body parts tells the BBC she lives in fear after surviving a kidnap attempt in Malawi.
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Who spends $150,000 on a kid's birthday party?

February 20, 2017 - 7:08pm
Children's birthday parties are getting expensive in some countries - but how much would you spend keeping up with the Joneses?
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Thaw on pause

February 20, 2017 - 7:01pm
The new Trump presidency could have profound implications for US relations with Iran, says the BBC's Kambiz Fattahi.
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Trapped in Raqqa: Sri Rahayu's story

February 20, 2017 - 7:01pm
Indonesian Sri Rahayu was forced to live under the control of so-called Islamic State.
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Nepal transgender model dazzles India

February 20, 2017 - 7:01pm
Anjali Lama recently walked the catwalk at a top fashion week in Mumbai.
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Mosul offensive: Iraqi army battles for outskirts of IS city

February 20, 2017 - 5:34pm
The second day of an assault on the IS stronghold saw heavy artillery fire at a key village.
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Russia's UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dies at work

February 20, 2017 - 2:56pm
Vitaly Churkin dies at work in New York, Russia says, a day before his 65th birthday.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Footage shows airport 'attack'

February 20, 2017 - 2:41pm
Footage from an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is said to show the moments before Kim Jong-nam died.
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Gibraltar seizes Russian's superyacht over German debt claim

February 20, 2017 - 2:38pm
Billionaire owner Andrey Melnichenko is alleged to owe 15.3m euros to the shipbuilder.
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Angelina Jolie exclusive: Cooking bugs in Cambodia

February 20, 2017 - 1:58pm
Angelina Jolie and her family try some of Cambodia's delicacies.
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Day Without Immigrants: 'More than 100 workers' fired over strike

February 20, 2017 - 1:53pm
More than 100 workers say they lost their jobs after Thursday's protest in support of immigrants.
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Syria crisis: Footage shows girl 'Aya' rescue

February 20, 2017 - 1:49pm
Footage released by Syria Civil Defence shows a girl being pulled alive from rubble, apparently in Damascus amid reported air strikes.
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Libya's eastern authority bans women travelling solo

February 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
The ban is said to be for "national security reasons" and not driven by religious ideology.
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Greece: EU and IMF in 'common position'

February 20, 2017 - 1:03pm
Germany's finance minister hints that deadlock between the EU and IMF over Greece may be resolved.
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'Spiderman' art thief Vjeran Tomic jailed in Paris

February 20, 2017 - 12:48pm
Vjeran Tomic took five paintings - including a Matisse and Picasso - from a Paris museum in 2010.
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Racist Serb fans torment Brazilian footballer Everton Luiz

February 20, 2017 - 12:42pm
A Partizan Belgrade midfielder weeps after sustained racist abuse by rival Serb fans.
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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.