BBC : International (278)

Brexit: EU leader says UK offer could 'worsen situation'

Donald Tusk says offer to EU nationals could "worsen the situation" as Theresa May defends the plan.

Al-Nahyan trial: UAE princesses guilty of servant abuse

They receive suspended jail terms and fines for abuses in a hotel in Brussels in 2008.

Woody Johnson: Trump picks NFL tycoon as UK ambassador

The scion of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant has known the president-elect for years.

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating US student

Pyongyang denies mistreating Otto Warmbier - but his family says it is responsible for his death.

Russia activist Alexei Navalny barred from presidential election

The anti-corruption campaigner led mass street protests against Vladimir Putin in 2011-12.

Lionel Messi 'could swap tax fraud jail sentence for fine'

Prosecutors reportedly suggested the Barcelona star pay 255,000 euros instead of serving prison time.

EU prepares to move two agencies from London

States bid to host agencies responsible for medicines and banking, meaning hundreds of jobs moving.

Germany quashes gay men's convictions and offers compensation

Some 64,000 men were jailed and more persecuted under the anti-gay law dating back to 1871.

Mao Kobayashi: Japanese cancer blogger dies at 34

Mao Kobayashi, a former newsreader, found legions of admirers after chronicling her battle online.

Hackers help speeding drivers dodge fines

Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.

Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

Qatar is being asked to close its broadcaster, Al Jazeera, and reduce ties with Iran - within 10 days.

Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

Qatar gets 10 days to meet a raft of tough conditions to end its isolation by its Gulf neighbours.

Glastonbury 2017: Johnny Depp talks of Trump 'assassination'

"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" the star asks fans at Glastonbury.

Brexit: UK offer on EU citizens a good start, says Merkel

The German chancellor cautiously welcomes a plan for EU citizens living in the UK post-Brexit.

Choi Soon-sil: South Korean ex-president's friend jailed

Choi Soon-sil has been sentenced to three years in prison over a case which brought down the president.

North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

It is thought to be part of efforts towards building a missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

US man 'gave top-secret information' to Chinese agent

Former US diplomatic officer Kevin Mallory could face life in prison under the Espionage Act.

United States suspends all Brazilian meat imports

The US Department of Agriculture says it has recurring concerns about the safety of Brazilian meat.

Brexit: EU citizens offered 'UK settled status' by PM May

They will be treated as UK citizens for healthcare, education benefits and pensions, says the UK PM.

Glastonbury 2017: Johnny Depp hints at Trump 'assassination'

"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" the star asks fans at Glastonbury.

Michigan airport suspect tried to buy a gun, says FBI

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing in both Canada and the United States.

Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

President Trump had earlier hinted he had secretly taped a sensitive conversation with James Comey.

US man 'gave Chinese agent secrets'

Former US diplomatic officer Kevin Mallory arrested and charged with giving top-secret documents to Chinese agent.

Inside the fight for IS 'capital'

The BBC witnesses the intense fight to oust so-called Islamic State from its Syrian "capital".

Brexit: EU citizens offered 'UK settled status'

They will be treated as UK citizens for healthcare, education benefits and pensions, says Theresa May.

Bill Cosby plans 'sexual assault education' speaking tour

The beleaguered comic wants to educate young people about sexual assault, his representatives claim.

The moment a US father hears his dead daughter's heartbeat

Bill Conner weeps as he hears the heart of his daughter beat inside the man whose life she saved.

Republican senators' revolt puts health bill in jeopardy

Several Republican senators have raised concern about a new health plan to repeal Obamacare.

Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief

Donald Trump says he did not make secret recordings of ex-FBI chief James Comey despite earlier hint to the contrary

Otto Warmbier: Funeral held for student jailed in N Korea

The death of the US student has raised tensions, with North Korea calling Donald Trump a psychopath.

China's 'straddling bus' hits its final roadblock

It seemed like a vision of the future - but China's "straddling bus" is being scrapped for good.

Canadian sniper 'kills IS militant two miles away'

The bullet travelled 3,540m and took almost 10 seconds to reach its target, military sources say.

Israeli airline El Al banned from asking women to switch seats

Female passengers can't be asked to switch seats at request of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, says court.

Hong Kong couple win right to bury stillborn son

They can now collect the 15-week-old foetus from a hospital and carry out a proper burial.

Kenya cholera outbreak hits dozens at health conference

Delegates were attending a conference organised by Kenya's Ministry of Health in Nairobi.

Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill

The Better Care Reconciliation Act slashes taxes on the wealthy and cuts Medicaid funding.

Afghan car bomb hits New Kabul Bank in Helmand

At least 34 people were killed and 58 wounded in the attack in Helmand province, officials say.

UK in Brexit pledge on citizens' rights at EU summit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she will give plans to protect the rights of EU citizens in the UK.

Afghan car bomb hits New Kabul Bank in Helmand

At least 29 people were killed and 60 wounded in the attack in Helmand province, officials say.

Pesto excluded from liquid ban by Italian airport

Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.

Congo to withdraw peacekeepers over abuse

The UN force in the Central African Republic has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse.

Greek rubbish strike causes stink

For days, piles of rubbish have mounted in cities across Greece in a dispute over thousands of jobs.

Afghan car bomb hits New Kabul Bank in Helmand

At least 20 people were killed and 50 wounded in the attack in Helmand province, officials say.

Kenya's schoolgirls to get free sanitary pads from government

Many Kenyan girls end up missing school because sanitary protection is too expensive.

Congo peacekeepers to leave CAR amid sex abuse allegations

The UN force in the Central African Republic has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse.

South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote

But the South African parliament's speaker will decide whether vote will be held in secret.

Donald Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wall

Attaching solar panels to a wall along the Mexican border will cut costs, the US president tells a rally.

Brexit and security loom large at EU summit in Brussels

EU leaders are in Brussels to discuss recent terror attacks and Britain's eventual exit from the EU.

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated'

Iraq's PM condemns IS's destruction of an ancient landmark as troops advance in Mosul's Old City.

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

A temporary suspension was declared after Russia warned it would treat coalition jets as potential targets.