Protesters quit Baghdad's Green Zone

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Shia Muslim activists who occupied Iraq's parliament on Saturday begin to leave Baghdad's government district after a call by their leaders.

German party adopts anti-Islam policy

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The German right-wing Alternative fur Deutschland adopts an explicitly anti-Islam policy at a party conference marred by clashes.

Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Leicester City will have to wait for another day at least to be Premier League champions after drawing at Manchester United.

VIDEO: Obama jokes about Clinton and Trump

Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

President Obama makes jokes at the expense of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and critics of his healthcare plan at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner.

VIDEO: Obama stars in spoof retirement video

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video as he nears the end of his second term as President of the United States

VIDEO: Beaten, declawed but finally in sanctuary

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.

VIDEO: Precious three-minute hug on US border

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Six families get chance to hug as the US-Mexico border in California opens for 20 minutes.

VIDEO: Two dead in Turkey explosion

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Officials in Turkey say two police officers have been killed and more have been injured in a bombing close to the border with Syria.

VIDEO: Droughts in India as temperatures soar

Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Much of India is experiencing record-breaking temperatures and droughts.

Clashes erupt at French May Day march

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

French police clash with demonstrators in Paris during a May Day parade organised by trade unions to protest against a controversial labour bill.

'IS' link to Turkey car bomb

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

A suicide bomber kills two policemen in south-eastern Turkey, in an attack officials blame on a suspected Islamic State militant.

Chemical leaks from US derailed train

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

A freight train derails in Washington DC spilling hazardous liquid, emergency officials say.

Obama breaks out one-liners at dinner

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Democrats and Republicans alike are the target of jokes by President Barack Obama in his last White House Correspondents' dinner before leaving office.

US presses Russia over Syria fighting

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The US presses Russia over a plan to revive a nationwide ceasefire in Syria, particularly in the embattled city of Aleppo.

Vietnam protest over fish die-off

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Hundreds of people hold a rare protest in Vietnam against the mass death of fish, which the demonstrators blame on a Taiwanese company.

Nairobi collapse area evacuated

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

People in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are asked to leave their homes near a six-storey building that collapsed in heavy rain, killing at least 12 people.

Hamilton battles back as Rosberg wins

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Nico Rosberg dominates the Russian Grand Prix to take his fourth win in a row as Lewis Hamilton fights back to finish second.

Obama's daughter Malia to go to Harvard

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

US President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017, after taking a gap year.

What are US university 'honour codes'?

Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Raped as a student - and then accused of bad behaviour

Why Iran's moderates must capitalise quickly

Posted on Saturday April 30, 2016

Why Iran's moderates must capitalise quickly on poll win