BBC : International (230)

Ukraine depot blasts prompt evacuations

Explosions at massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described as "sabotage" as up to 20,000 evacuated - media say

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

The Sewol sank on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, almost all school children on a trip.

Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack

The US president's son hits out at Sadiq Khan for comments made last year about terror preparedness.

London attack: World leaders show solidarity

France, Germany and the US send messages of solidarity after the deadly attack near parliament.

Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election

The president says he feels "somewhat" vindicated over his allegations of wiretapping.

London attack: French students injured on bridge

Three schoolchildren from France are among those injured in the Westminster Bridge attack.

IS conflict: US forces support new assault near Raqqa stronghold

The US secretary of state says it is "only a matter of time" before the IS leader is dead.

IS conflict: Strike on Raqqa school 'kills displaced civilians'

A school being used as a shelter by up to 50 families was hit on Monday night, activists say.

Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bars Russian singer Samoilova from contest

The European Broadcasting Union, which founded Eurovision, says it is "deeply disappointed".

North Korea hunger: Two in five undernourished, says UN

More than 70% of the country's population relies on food aid, the United Nations says.

Germany to quash 50,000 gay convictions

The German cabinet says homosexuals handed post-war sentences under a Nazi-era law should be cleared.

Fury at eurozone chief Dijsselbloem's 'racist' remarks

The head of eurozone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, faces calls to resign in Portugal and Spain.

Mexican teen's family gets $1m over death in US custody

He was told by US border officers to drink a liquid he was carrying; it was liquid methamphetamine.

Flight ban on laptops 'sparked by IS threat'

The aircraft ban on electronic devices was prompted by an Islamic State group threat, say US media.

IS conflict: Air strike 'kills dozens in village near Raqqa'

A school being used as a shelter for displaced people was hit on Monday night, activists say.

Brussels attacks: First anniversary of bombings marked

Belgium's king leads a minute's silence for victims of the airport and underground station attacks.

Children dead in China school toilet stampede

The crush at toilet break time has killed two and left 20 injured, reports say.

North Korea missile launch fails

The US military said it detected a failed North Korean launch, which exploded within seconds.

Flight ban on laptops 'sparked by IS threat'

The aircraft ban on electronic devices was prompted by an Islamic State group threat, says US media.

North Korea missile launch 'fails'

The US military said it detected a failed North Korean launch, which exploded within seconds.

Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

The men of Algerian and Nigerian descent were detained on suspicion of planning a terror attack.

Trump's ex aide Paul Manafort 'hid' $750,000 payment

Paul Manafort's spokesman denies the allegation by a Ukrainian lawmaker as "baseless".

Magnitsky lawyer injured after 'falling' from building near Moscow

Nikolai Gorokhov represents the interests of the family of the lawyer whose death caused a crisis.

US and UK ban cabin laptops on some inbound flights

Under the new restrictions, anything bigger than a phone will have to go in checked baggage.

French minister Bruno Le Roux quits in summer jobs row

Bruno Le Roux gave parliamentary work to his daughters when they were teenagers.

Supreme Court pick Gorsuch says Trump not above law

Neil Gorsuch adds he would have "walked out" if Trump had asked him to overturn a key abortion ruling.

Electronic devices banned on some US flights from Muslim states

Travellers from eight mainly Muslim countries won't be allowed to carry on large electronic devices.

Israel: Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine 'killed by own men'

Israel's military says intelligence suggests Mustafa Badreddine was killed by his own men.

Queensland abolishes 'gay panic' as criminal defence for murder

It had allowed defendants in murder cases to claim provocation due to an unwanted sexual advance.

Ayodhya dispute: India court urges Hindus and Muslims to talk

India's top court wants Hindus and Muslims to negotiate over a flashpoint religious site.

President Trump's daughter Ivanka to get White House office

She will have security clearance but no official title or salary when she works in the West Wing.

Erdogan vows Turkey will 'review relations with EU'

The promise came as a senior German politician said Mr Erdogan was no longer welcome in Berlin.

Electronics banned on some US flights from Middle East

Travellers from eight mainly Muslim countries won't be allowed to carry on large electronic devices.

Syria conflict: Rebels launch fresh Damascus assault

State media deny that rebels have retaken ground in the Jobar district they lost over the weekend.

Google and Facebook now paying full tax, Australia says

Multinational companies are paying full taxes due in Australia after a change in the law.

Somalia: 26 'starve to death' in drought

The victims were in the Jubaland region, an official says. Many are trying to leave the area.

Shoals of goldfish starving out rivals in Munich

The former pets are being released by their owners in Munich's ponds and lakes, the council says.

Ousted S Korean head faces prosecutors

The former president could face criminal charges over a corruption scandal that divided the nation.

Ousted S Korean head to be questioned

The former president could face criminal charges over a corruption scandal that divided the nation.

France election: Leading candidates clash over burkini in TV debate

The five leading candidates are appearing in the first TV debate of its kind.

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

Travellers from eight countries will not be allowed to carry on laptops and tablets but phones exempt.

Guard asked youth inmates for oral sex, Australian inquiry hears

The man tells an inquiry into youth detention that his requests were meant as "a joke".

New York Review of Books editor Robert B Silvers dies

The exacting editor of the high-brow magazine was a legend on the New York literary scene.

Guatemala police rescue hostages from rioting youth jail inmates

Police regain control of the jail, but one of the guards rescued has died and two others are injured.

Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

Brazilian police have accused top meat producers of selling unsafe produce and bribing health inspectors.

Syria war: Russia denies aiding Kurds to set up a military base

Russian officials say a base in northern Syria is for reconciliation - not military - purposes.

Rwandan genocide: Pope Francis asks forgiveness for Church failings

The Vatican asks for God's forgiveness for the "sins" of the Roman Catholic Church during the 1994 genocide.

Mosul offensive: On the road to the 'caliphate' mosque

BBC team travels with Iraqi forces as they close in on a mosque where IS declared a caliphate in 2014.

France election: Leading candidates spar in TV debate

It is the first time a TV debate has taken place before the first round of voting.

Trump Russia claims: FBI's Comey confirms investigation of election 'interference'

Director Comey says the probe into last year's US election would assess if crimes were committed.