Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Dancing to defy ageing & loneliness in Mexico
Shia units' involvement in operation to wrest back mainly Sunni province from ISIL raises sectarian tensions.
26 May 2015 15:31 GMT | War & Conflict
Military source says targets struck in and around ancient city, with attacks reported also in Raqqa and Yarmouk.
26 May 2015 15:41 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, ISIL
Government forces accused of rampaging through Unity State, committing atrocities and causing mass displacement.
26 May 2015 12:34 GMT | Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Africa, Riek Machar, South Sudan
Official says only one officer died in ambush after Somali armed group said it killed 25 in village north of Garissa.
26 May 2015 15:16 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Al-Shabab
Fighting in three areas of Helmand province claims 20 lives, with attacks reported also in Kandahar and Wardak.
26 May 2015 13:22 GMT | War & Conflict, Asia, Afghanistan, Taliban
Nkurunziza's spokesman hits out at mounting diplomatic pressure amid fresh crackdown against protesters in Bujumbura.
26 May 2015 13:45 GMT | Politics, Africa, Burundi
Government of PM Modi blocks the bank accounts of 8,975 NGOs, in a move critics say is aimed at stifling dissent.
26 May 2015 11:57 GMT | Politics, Asia, India
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
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
As the country struggles to rebuild after the earthquake, these before and after images show the extent of the job.
Taking inspiration from public space was key to the Jidar street art festival in Rabat, organiser says.
26 May 2015 11:21 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Morocco
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
The armed group fighting Somali government makes millions from charcoal sales.
26 May 2015 11:17 GMT | War & Conflict, Al-Shabab, Somalia, Kenya, Africa
25 May 2015 16:49 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Nepal, Asia
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
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