Explore the origins and evolution of ISIL
'Miners Shot Down' wins Emmy for best documentary
An 8-year-old sport is gaining momentum with this year's final race taking place against the Sydney Harbour backdrop.
13 Dec 2014 12:30 GMT | Sport
Both teams pull out of the 2015 men's world championships to be held in Qatar in an apparent political boycott.
10 Nov 2014 17:05 GMT | Sport, Qatar, Middle East
Around 13,000 practice it worldwide while also taking part in competitions.
04 Nov 2014 18:41 GMT | Sport, Sweden
Protectionist wins but Admire Rakti, the 5-1 favourite to win, died along with another horse after the $5.38m race.
04 Nov 2014 17:39 GMT | Sport, Australia
South Korean police believes the missing athletes are looking for work illegally in the country after the Asian Games.
08 Oct 2014 08:59 GMT
Sport, South Korea, Asia, Asia Pacific
American swimmer to miss World Championships after authorities in US after his arrest on drunken driving charge.
07 Oct 2014 08:46 GMT
Sport, United States
4 months ago
Tai Cheau Xuen stripped of her Asian Games gold and bronze medals after failing a doping test following the competition.
30 Sep 2014 10:37 GMT | Sport, Malaysia, Drugs
Squash's top-ranked female player Nicol David bags Asian Games gold; eager for the sport to make it to the Olympics.
23 Sep 2014 12:21 GMT | Sport, South Korea, Olympics
5 months ago
American teenage swimmer improves on her own 1,500m freestyle mark to win fifth gold medal at Pan Pacific championship.
24 Aug 2014 10:29 GMT | Sport, US & Canada, Canada
6 months ago
The Sella River Race, one of canoeing's oldest and biggest races, attracted over 200,000 spectators this year.
10 Aug 2014 13:29 GMT | Business & Economy, Sport
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Asia
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita discusses the Bamako hotel attack, what his government plans to do next and the volatile north.
Politics, Mali, War & Conflict
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests