Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:24:14 GMTTwo children are among the eight who have spent at least 40 hours buried in snow and rubble.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:42:59 GMTIS militants destroy part of the Roman Theatre's facade and a nearby monument.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:03:17 GMTRegional leaders are in Gambia to persuade Yahya Jammeh to transfer power to his successor.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:56:56 GMTJoaquin Guzman is flown to New York charged with money laundering and drug trafficking.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:47:05 GMTThe national team of East Timor is found to have fielded 12 ineligible Brazilian players across as many as 36 matches after changing birth and baptism documents.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:49:47 GMTWoman was forced to believe that she could repay a debt only by becoming a sex worker, reports say.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:50:49 GMTUnusual mobile phone footage shows the frisbee skittering across the ice in the US.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:02:58 GMTA quarter of men "could be spared invasive prostate biopsies" if gland was scanned first.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:46:46 GMTThe figure meets Beijing's forecasts, but some say growth is slower than the official data suggests.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:52:02 GMTFour people including a young child are killed, but police say it is not a terror attack.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:06:56 GMTA 40-year old British man has died while working at a flagship venue in Qatar, organisers say.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:56:13 GMTA man is taken by a 3.3m (11ft) crocodile after ignoring signs at a "notorious" crossing, police say.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:58:42 GMTRescue workers cheer as they pulled the first survivors from the buried ruins of the Italian hotel.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:04:37 GMTA bystander films the driver of a car arrested in Melbourne in connection with the death of three pedestrians struck by a vehicle.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:17:11 GMTThe editor-in-chief of Russia's state broadcaster RT has defended its coverage of the US election campaign.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:05:49 GMTBefore you can become commander in chief, you must first take the oath of office.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:36:05 GMTTottenham Hotspur have revealed images of the club's new stadium which is being built in north London.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:09:24 GMTPeople at a festival in Piornal in Spain throw turnips at a character called Jarramplas, who represents a cattle thief in folklore.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:13:45 GMTAshley and Tyson Gardner had two sets of identical twins by IVF.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:24:57 GMTThe Talladega Marching Tornadoes are a historically black college marching band that agreed to play for Donald Trump's inauguration.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:42:07 GMTWoody Harrelson says he has no intention of making another live movie like Lost in London.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:24:41 GMTActivists unhappy about Mike Pence becoming US vice-president danced to Beyonce and Whitney Houston outside his house.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:10:39 GMTMight the search for missing airliner MH370 resume, and if so who would pay for it?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:26:09 GMTFormer US Assistant Secretary of State PJ Crowley says Barack Obama was right to cut Chelsea Manning's sentence.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:53:50 GMTWhat the chief executive's relationship with alcohol reveals about the occupants of the White House.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:29:52 GMTChina GDP: A compilation of Chinese whispers?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:18:11 GMTThe Gambia is in crisis, with long-time leader Yahya Jammeh refusing to step down and allow the elected leader to take power.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:05:18 GMTScientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:30:16 GMTAfter mould is reportedly found in the popular children's toy - should parents be worried?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:47:56 GMTPlane crashes in residential areas are extremely rare, largely because of the skill of pilots in a crisis.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:14:56 GMTFree trade has been a dominant part of the post-WW2 global economy, but it is now being challenged.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:09:10 GMTPhotographs taken by BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen as he takes a journey through eastern Aleppo's largely deserted streets.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:29:58 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:25:32 GMTPhotographs from inside a Turkish pigeon auction in Sanliurfa.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:35:24 GMTA selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:21:13 GMTDan Evans joins Andy Murray in the last 16 of the Australian Open with a brilliant win over Australia's Bernard Tomic.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:38:30 GMTRoger Federer puts on a dominant display to beat 10th seed Tomas Berdych 6-2 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the Australian Open.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:15:31 GMTDefending champions England name three uncapped players in their Six Nations squad, and also recall Maro Itoje and James Haskell after injury.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:37:19 GMTA website is juxtaposing selfie-takers at a Holocaust memorial with concentration camp scenes, but is there a right way to behave at such sites?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:57:30 GMTWhen children in Shanghai took part in the Pisa tests of educational attainment, the world was shocked by their maths results. Should the rest of the world be teaching maths the same way?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:05:22 GMTIn India, where crimes against women are rampant, a female activist speaks up for harassed men.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:31:48 GMTA weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:27:01 GMTIn France, some students are snapping up cheap rents in exchange for helping old people out in their homes
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:31:51 GMTThe man whose Google Earth hunt inspired a Hollywood film says his life has changed once more.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:10:16 GMTLebanon's capital Beirut has had a troubled past, but it's now becoming the Middle East's tech hub.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:07:13 GMTA transgender woman who offered people the chance to ask "invasive questions" on an internet forum has been overwhelmed by the response.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:59:10 GMTAn eyewitness relives the horror of an erroneous bombing by Nigeria's military of a camp for displaced people.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:08:43 GMTMany of the bosses at the World Economic Forum in Davos are not just obsessed by corporate success, but also physical fitness.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:25:08 GMTNaima Houder-Mohammed believed Robert O Young, the father of the alkaline diet, could cure her. It didn't turn out as she hoped.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:01:12 GMTThe only black college marching band to play at the Trump inauguration reaches Washington, braving an intense backlash.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:31:17 GMTFrom tax to health, to immigration to foreign policy, here is where next US President Donald Trump stands on key issues.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:51:09 GMTVilla de Reyes' dreams of a better future have been dashed by the incoming US president.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:17:17 GMTMore than 50 House Democrats are boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony amid a feud between the president-elect and civil rights activist John Lewis.