Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Dancing to defy ageing & loneliness in Mexico
Government troops and Shia militias begin operation in bid to retake provincial capital Ramadi from armed group.
26 May 2015 09:34 GMT | War & Conflict, Iraq, Middle East, ISIL
Group says 25 officers died in attacks in Garissa county, but Kenya's interior ministry says no police officer killed.
26 May 2015 09:28 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Al-Shabab
Wolf volcano, home to the only population of pink iguanas in the world, sends plume of fire and ash into the sky.
26 May 2015 06:00 GMT | Environment, Volcano, Ecuador, Latin America
After days of fierce fighting, government troops reportedly capture strategic Malakal town from rebel fighters.
26 May 2015 05:53 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, South Sudan
At least 13 policemen and seven soldiers killed after Taliban fighters attack police headquarters in Helmand province.
26 May 2015 09:19 GMT | War & Conflict, Asia, Afghanistan, Taliban
At least 38 dead and six injured after fire engulfs building in central Henan province's Pingdingshan city.
26 May 2015 05:16 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Asia Pacific, China
Trial of Washington Post's bureau chief, who has been detained for 10 months, will be closed to public, his family says.
26 May 2015 06:54 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Iran
At least 13 people killed, including three children, after tornado hits city of Ciudad Acuna near border with Texas.
25 May 2015 21:49 GMT | Weather, Mexico, Latin America
Despite relentless efforts, the Mexican government has so far failed to eradicate drug cartels.
25 May 2015 20:32 GMT | Latin America, Mexico, Drugs, Gang violence
As the country struggles to rebuild after the earthquake, these before and after images show the extent of the job.
Millions of Nepalis are working hard to rebuild ahead of monsoon, following major earthquake and subsequent aftershocks.
25 May 2015 07:54 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Asia, Nepal, Earthquake, Natural disasters
Neighbouring countries are bracing for a bigger influx of refugees as political unrest continues unabated in Burundi.
24 May 2015 12:15 GMT | Politics, Refugees, Africa, Burundi, Tanzania
Although multiple refugee influxes have strained Jordan's economy, the country's cultural sector has benefited.
24 May 2015 10:44 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Jordan
The armed group fighting Somali government makes millions from charcoal sales.
26 May 2015 09:59 GMT | War & Conflict, Al-Shabab, Somalia, Kenya, Africa
25 May 2015 16:49 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Nepal, Asia
The Ethiopian prime minister discusses democracy, human rights, press freedom and the future of his country.
Politics, Human Rights, Ethiopia
The story of Algeria's past, present and future - from independence to the Arab Spring and beyond.
As China tries to outmuscle its neighbours, we ask who will win the battle over the resource-rich waters.
Business & Economy, War & Conflict, Politics
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram