US charges issued over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
The World Food Programme has had access to the Syrian city for the first time since 2014
Cyril Ramaphosa has become president of South Africa. Who is he?
Mr Ramaphosa takes over after Jacob Zuma stepped down amid corruption allegations
President Zuma has resigned ahead of a vote of confidence that was due on Thursday
President Zuma says he has done nothing wrong and sees no reason to stand down
We hear from Oxfam International's director, and ask whether abuse is endemic in aid work
South Africa's ruling ANC has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign.
Leaders of South Africa's ANC party are meeting to decide President Jacob Zuma's future
Around 120 charity workers in Britain were reportedly accused of sexual abuse
Passenger aircraft crashed minutes after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport
Former aid worker Sara Pantuliano said she had seen similar things and challenged them
Israeli army spokesman says airstrikes on targets in Syria vital to protect security
Israel carries out large-scale airstrikes against targets in Syria.
Syrian and Russian warplanes bomb rebel-held district near Damascus for fifth day running
The Games are taking place amid tension over North Korea's nuclear programme
Overnight strikes kill some 100 pro-government fighters, according to the US
Major military parade in Pyongyang a day before the Winter Olympics in the South begin
A religious ruling in Somaliland paves the way for the outlawing of FGM
An agreement looks set to end months of wrangling since inconclusive September elections
A hundred years ago, property-owning British women aged over 30 won the right to vote