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Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' Boonchai Bach arrested

January 20, 2018 - 3:59am
Boonchai Bach is accused of heading of one Asia's biggest illegal wildlife smuggling networks.
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US shutdown: Senate fails to agree on new budget

January 19, 2018 - 10:44pm
The bill to fund the government until 16 February did not receive the 60 votes needed in the Senate.
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Huge Brazil rubbish dump closes after six decades

January 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
Its closure is likely to have an impact on a nearby favela as many people there rely on scavenging.
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US musician Tom Petty died of 'accidental drug overdose'

January 19, 2018 - 8:05pm
His family believes he was overusing prescription medication when he died in October, aged 66.
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Why Italians are saying 'No' to takeaway coffee

January 19, 2018 - 7:35pm
Drinking takeaway coffee is a way of life in many parts of the world. So why do Italians refuse to do it?
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How can parents torture their children?

January 19, 2018 - 7:27pm
As the Turpin family allegations shock the world, we look at how cases of extreme abuse can happen.
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New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage

January 19, 2018 - 7:19pm
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?
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France: Emmanuel Macron’s marvellous manoeuvres this week

January 19, 2018 - 7:17pm
The French president had enough reasons to keep smiling this week, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield.
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Trump vows abortion opposition in speech to March for Life

January 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
Mr Trump, who previously supported abortion access, says the laws are "wrong" and should "change".
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Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

January 19, 2018 - 5:58pm
Nearly five years after a rail disaster, a small Canadian town still grapples with the aftermath.
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Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality

January 19, 2018 - 5:36pm
The court is due to hear arguments in April and will decide if the ban is legal by the end of June.
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Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

January 19, 2018 - 4:44pm
Police say they still do not know the motive for October's mass shooting that caused 58 deaths.
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Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

January 19, 2018 - 4:43pm
The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.
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Pope Francis warns of threat to Amazon peoples on Peru visit

January 19, 2018 - 4:41pm
Tribal elders call on him to help protect them, saying they are being driven from their lands.
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Workers cleared over Canada rail disaster

January 19, 2018 - 4:09pm
Forty-seven people were killed in one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history.
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Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

January 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
Jordyn Wieber and teammate Aly Raisman tell the child abuser: "The tables have turned, Larry."
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Colombia says 550,000 Venezuelans have fled to the country

January 19, 2018 - 3:29pm
The influx is putting pressure on Colombia's government to provide food, housing and medical care.
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Chicago West: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name daughter

January 19, 2018 - 2:57pm
The reality TV star says she felt an instant connection with Chicago, who was delivered by surrogate.
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Women's March: Where, when and why will protests happen?

January 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know
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Turkey steps up Syria shelling as invasion of Afrin looms

January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
It says it marks the start of a planned invasion of northern Syria to wipe out Kurdish fighters.
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