Greek voters 'made brave choice'

Posted on Monday July 06, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hails the rejection of the terms of an international bailout, as his finance minister resigns.

Iran deal 'possible this week'

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

A deal with Iran on its contentious nuclear programme is possible this week, US Secretary of State John Kerry says at talks in Vienna.

USA 5-2 Japan

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

USA beat former champions Japan in Vancouver to become the first nation to win three Women's World Cups.

Abbott orders talk show boycott

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Australian PM Tony Abbott tells his ministers not to appear on the popular ABC talk show Q&A, after it features a former terror suspect.

Pope starts Latin America visit

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Pope Francis arrives in Ecuador as part of his second trip to South America since becoming pontiff in 2013.

Boko Haram attack caps bloody week

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Boko Haram militants are blamed for a suicide bomb attack in a Nigerian church at the end of a week in which more than 200 people were killed.

Air strikes on Syria IS stronghold

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group carries out an air assault on its Raqqa stronghold in Syria.

Blatter blames politics for Qatar vote

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

UK events to mark Srebrenica dead

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Events across the UK are being staged to commemorate the thousands of Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica killed by Bosnian Serb forces 20 years ago this week.

Princess Charlotte is christened

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Princess Charlotte is christened at a church in Sandringham after the Cambridges make their first public outing as a family of four.

Reporting on a coup and a crisis... using a music-sharing site

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

It's a country in crisis, but journalists in Burundi have hit upon a novel way of continuing to get out the news amid the turmoil.

How to get Obama to tweet at you

Posted on Friday July 03, 2015

After the New York Times tweeted a recipe for green pea guacamole, the internet erupted in outrage. Even President Obama weighed in.

What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?

Posted on Thursday July 02, 2015

Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.

Pope Francis returns to South America

Posted on Saturday July 04, 2015

Latin America awaits Pope Francis' first trip back

A referendum that will sink or rescue the Greek economy

Posted on Saturday July 04, 2015

If Greeks vote "No" on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.

Rand Paul's Texas tech play at SXSW

Posted on Monday March 16, 2015

What is Kentucky Senator Rand Paul doing in Austin, Texas, at the South by Southwest interactive conference?

VIDEO: Greek voters' 'no' to bailout offer

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

Results from the Greek referendum show voters decisively rejecting the terms of an international bailout.

VIDEO: Battle scars: Gaza war's legacy

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

One year on, Lyse Doucet speaks to a 12-year-old boy who survived a defining moment of the 2014 war between Israeli forces and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza.

VIDEO: Spying fears for Iran nuclear talks

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2015

BBC Arabic's Reda El Mawy reports on fears that sensitive talks on Iran's nuclear programme could be being spied on.

VIDEO: Maternal healthcare failing in Pakistan

Posted on Monday July 06, 2015

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will release a report into the Millennium Development Goals on Monday.