Our special coverage of the closest race for years
Meet Malaysia's first female mixed martial artist
Raids target Houthi strongholds across country while ground fighting reported in the southern city of Aden.
28 Mar 2015 07:00 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Houthis
Voters head to polls in election held against a backdrop of violent attacks by armed group Boko Haram in the north east.
28 Mar 2015 08:55 GMT | Politics, Africa
Official says authorities have taken control of Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel where gunmen staged attack, killing 17 peop
28 Mar 2015 08:04 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia, Al-Shabab
Searches at home of co-pilot blamed for Airbus disaster reveal note that would have kept him off duty on day of crash.
28 Mar 2015 06:51 GMT | Europe, Germany
US spokesman says there are enough Iraqi troops to retake Tikrit after Iranian-backed militias withdraw from fighting.
27 Mar 2015 21:08 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Former student and Italian ex-boyfriend both acquitted of killing UK student Meredith Kercher in Perugia in 2007.
27 Mar 2015 23:01 GMT | Crime, Law, Italy, US, Europe
Woman dies in Monrovia treatment centre as the Liberian government again begins countdown to become Ebola-free.
28 Mar 2015 01:57 GMT | Health, Ebola, Liberia, Africa, Sierra Leone
Prime minister's office says Israel will release tax revenues it withheld in response to Palestinian move to join ICC.
27 Mar 2015 19:10 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Israeli–Palestinian conflict
Security dominates main candidates’ campaigns amid voter concerns about corruption and the economy.
27 Mar 2015 22:25 GMT | Politics, Poverty & Development, Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Africa
Africa's most populous country goes to the polls on March 28 to elect a president. And it's too close to call.
Event offered space to put forward ideas for better society based on principles of equality, reciprocity and solidarity.
28 Mar 2015 09:23 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Tunisia
Doctors in Ethiopia walk from village to village to help eradicate eye disease that can lead to permanent blindness.
23 Mar 2015 18:13 GMT | Health, Africa, Ethiopia
Meet the artists who struggle to have their voice heard in the besieged strip.
22 Mar 2015 11:12 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Palestine, Gaza
WHO aims to eradicate the infectious disease by 2018, but it remains endemic in three countries.
28 Mar 2015 09:04 GMT | Health, Polio, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria
A Saudi-led coalition has begun hitting Houthi targets in Yemen. But who is supporting the action? And how?
27 Mar 2015 15:45 GMT | War & Conflict, Yemen
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America