19 April 2014 Last updated at 10:37

Syria-held French journalists freedThe four French journalists were pictured at a Turkish police station near the border with Syria - 19 April 2014

Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.


Yemeni soldiers man a checkpoint in the capital Sanaa - 15 April 2014 Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.

Barack Obama 18 AprilObama signs UN envoy visa ban law

President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity", amid a row with Iran.

Special Reports

Muslim Brotherhood supporter in Cairo (file photo)Egypt in crisis

Reports, features and analysis as turmoil continues to grip a divided Egypt

More Special Reports:

Features & Analysis

Explore the BBC

  • Jamaica InnJamaica Inn

    Find out more about the characters in BBC One's epic new drama

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.