China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat..

Diego Ross 24-Apr, 13:48 6 BBC

China's president has called for "restraint" from all parties in a call with US President Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it was...


Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games

Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games..

David Brooks 24-Apr, 10:33 21 BBC

Man Kaur, a 101-year-old athlete from India, won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, celebrating with a...


India Maoist rebels kill 24 CRPF policemen in Chhattisgarh

India Maoist rebels kill 24 CRPF policemen in Chhattisgarh..

Kevin Allen 24-Apr, 10:32 21 BBC

Suspected Maoists have killed 24 policemen in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, in one of the biggest attacks by the rebels in...


Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack..

Mary Paterson 24-Apr, 03:48 24 BBC

Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff have resigned in the wake of a Taliban attack that left scores of soldiers dead, the...


Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia

Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia..

24-Apr, 00:58 12 BBC

A 12-year-old boy who was apparently trying to drive across Australia has been stopped by police 1,300km (800 miles) into his journey. The...


Indian farmers Delhi protest suspended

Indian farmers Delhi protest suspended..

Wyatt Waller 24-Apr, 00:45 25 BBC

Drought-hit farmers in India have suspended a protest, after an assurance that their demands would be met. More than 100 farmers from...


North Korean university names detained US citizen

North Korean university names detained US citizen..

Cole Becker 23-Apr, 22:33 27 BBC

A North Korean university has named the US citizen detained on Saturday as Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim. The Korean-American...


Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned

Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned..

Andrew Martin 23-Apr, 09:38 20 BBC

A girl of eight who survived when the car she was in sank in Australia, killing three family members, has described her desperate struggle...


North Korea 'detains American citizen'

North Korea 'detains American citizen'..

David Brooks 23-Apr, 04:24 27 BBC

An American citizen has been detained in North Korea as he tried to leave the country, South Korean media say. The man was identified only...


Beaten by a mob

Beaten by a mob..

Olivia Rogers 22-Apr, 20:32 27 BBC

The brutal mob killing of a university student who was accused of committing blasphemy has caused outrage in Pakistan. The country has...


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