The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera died of an AIDS-related illness on 18 August 1987
Does being a political activist interfere with work as a medic and humanitarian?
Assange breaks silence; dealing with water wasters; UK anti-semitism; working dads
The world is our Newsroom, join us as we find out what is happening right now around th...
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
Missouri Governor calls in National Guard; Anti-Semitism in the UK; Rogue superheroes
We hear Ferguson residents as they react to the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
Celebrating 100 years of the Panama Canal; joining a hectic Chinese bus tour of Europe
What now for Islamic State in Iraq?; Missouri unrest; African elephants facing extinction
Is this a turning point on the Tigris and can Isis be defeated in Iraq?
Tuesday 19 August 2014