Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
Group says 25 officers died in attacks in Garissa county, near where 148 university students were killed in April.
26 May 2015 07:52 GMT | War & Conflict
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
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
Iraqi soldiers and Shia fighters bolster efforts to retake Ramadi, while Syrian forces launch air strikes on Palmyra.
26 May 2015 03:13 GMT | Middle East, Iraq, Syria, ISIL
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
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
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 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