How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
The human cost of the Greek financial crisis
Voters to decide whether or not to accept creditors' proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans.
05 Jul 2015 13:18 GMT | Politics, Europe, Greece, European Union
At least 73 people die in government strikes on a cafe in Ramadi, and in army shelling in northern Fallujah.
05 Jul 2015 13:13 GMT | War & Conflict, Anbar, Iraq, Middle East, ISIL
About 20 percent of Australia's unique mammals are threatened with extinction, along with 12 percent of its birds.
05 Jul 2015 11:19 GMT | Australia, Wildlife, Environment, Asia Pacific
Government troops backed by Lebanese group Hezbollah enter Zabadani in bid to recapture strategic city near Damascus.
05 Jul 2015 12:02 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, Hezbollah, Syrian crisis
Coalition jets launch "most sustained set of air strikes to date" against ISIL's de facto capital in northern Syria.
05 Jul 2015 09:47 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, US & Canada, Syria, ISIL
Essebsi declares state of emergency after beach massacre, saying country is 'in a state of war' due to continued threat.
05 Jul 2015 13:21 GMT | War & Conflict, ISIL, Tunisia, Middle East
At least 25 fighters loyal to ISIL killed in town of Sheikh Zuweid, and weapons and explosives destroyed, military says.
05 Jul 2015 02:19 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Mohamed Morsi
Democratic presidential candidate says she wants to see China's peaceful rise but warns of its growing military might.
05 Jul 2015 01:28 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, US & Canada, China, United States
Solar Impulse 2's flight from Japan to Hawaii, using only solar power, has put clean technology back on the agenda.
05 Jul 2015 09:20 GMT | Science & Technology, Europe, Middle East, US & Canada
Though Greece's GDP is lower than one percent of the eurozone's, the outcome of the referendum will be remarkable
Abyei, a fist of oil-rich land on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, is violently contested.
01 Jul 2015 09:58 GMT | War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Africa, Abyei, Sudan
As monsoon season sets in, residents in Nepal still struggling to rebuild after earthquake.
29 Jun 2015 14:14 GMT | Nepal, Earthquake, Natural disasters, Asia
Protests have been repressed since a failed coup attempt, and the country is now gripped by a spate of grenade attacks.
28 Jun 2015 14:26 GMT
The story about how three Danish citizens got caught up in a secret web of Danish and Lebanese intelligence services, and how they ended up being tortured in prison.
24 Jun 2015 10:05 GMT | Human Rights, War & Conflict, Denmark, Lebanon, Middle East
A number of countries around the world have not yet ratified international child labour conventions.
12 Jun 2015 08:32 GMT | Human Rights, Child labour, Child rights
An inside look at the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?