Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
Iraqi soldiers and Shia fighters bolster efforts to retake Ramadi, while Syrian forces launch air strikes on Palmyra.
25 May 2015 14:44 GMT | Middle East, Iraq, Syria, ISIL
Black plumes of smoke billow over Iraq's largest oil refinery as Iraqi forces advance on the sprawling complex.
25 May 2015 14:36 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East
Thirty-five years ago a Japanese company released a video game quite unlike any other and it took the world by storm.
25 May 2015 12:47 GMT | Science & Technology, United States
A small museum inside the chaotic Shatila Palestinian refugee camp chronicles decades of trauma and forced displacement.
25 May 2015 12:40 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Human Rights, War & Conflict, Arts & Culture, Middle East
Human rights activists say the law will exclusively target Myanmar's Muslim minority and exacerbate sectarian tensions.
25 May 2015 13:47 GMT | Human Rights, Asia, Myanmar
Soldier opens fire, killing seven other troops and injuring 10 in attack at Bouchoucha base in Tunis, state TV says.
25 May 2015 13:16 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Tunisia
Two others wounded as police open fire on a group of around 100 protesters in Muyange in Bururi province.
25 May 2015 13:22 GMT | Politics, Africa, Burundi
Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis still homeless month after quake killed more than 8,600 people.
25 May 2015 11:31 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Asia, Nepal
Potential presidential contender Rodrigo Duterte vows to kill more "criminals" if elected, angering human rights groups.
25 May 2015 10:01 GMT | Asia Pacific, Philippines, Crime, Politics
Millions of Nepalis are working hard to rebuild ahead of monsoon, following major earthquake and subsequent aftershocks.
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
Hundreds of migrants, captured during their attempt to cross to Europe, are held in Libya's detention centres.
20 May 2015 12:11 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Middle East, Africa, Migrants, Libya
The disease that causes memory loss and mood changes is growing rapidly with 44 million people affected globally.
22 May 2015 11:17 GMT | Health
More than 100,000 people have fled Burundi after deadly clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
23 May 2015 11:29 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Burundi, Africa
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