Red Cross welcomes unilateral Rohingya militant ceasefire announcement in Rakhine state
Hurricane Irma tears across Cuba's north coast, leaving a trail of devastation
The category 5 storm blasts Cuba after leaving Caribbean islands
The BBC's Jonathan Head has witnessed how a Muslim village in Rakhine was burned down
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Southern Mexico hit by the most powerful quake for a century, with a magnitude of 8.1
Whole communities have been reduced to rubble and at least nine people killed
Hurricane Irma sweeps through the Caribbean, devastating the islands in its path.
Nearly 150,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh in less than two weeks
Aung San Suu Kyi says the crisis in Rakhine state is being distorted by "misinformation"
A scheme to help undocumented child immigrants become full US citizens is to be scrapped
The UN says the number of Rohingya refugees crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh is up
Kim Jong-un is "begging for war," says the American ambassador to the United Nations
How will US, China and South Korea respond to North Korea's latest nuclear test?
US Defence Secretary James Mattis issues warning to North Korea
North Korean state TV says the device can be loaded onto a missile
President Trump visits the Harvey disaster zone in Houston
Thousands more Rohingya flee to escape an offensive by the Burmese army
Raila Odinga criticises election observers after the Supreme Court annuls result.
Kenyan president says he will respect the Supreme Court ruling
French President Emmanuel Macron vows to "free up the energy of the workforce"
A key test for President Macron: overhauling the country's complex labour laws
Has the Trump administration been sending mixed signals on tackling North Korea?