Alek Sigley was apparently detained in North Korea last week
Australian student emerges from North Korean 'detention'
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Trump 4th of July parade causes controversy
Do tanks belong by the Lincoln Memorial? And has a non-partisan event been politicised?
China Removing Muslim Children from their Families
Uighur children in western China are being forcibly moved to boarding schools
China Separating Uighur Children From Families
Children in China's Xinjiang region are being separated from their families.
Has LGBTQ+ Pride lost its way?
A veteran gay rights activist explains why he thinks some Pride events have lost focus
Talks to start between Afghan officials and Taleban
Afghan officials, in a personal capacity, to engage in intra-Afghan talks with the Taleban
Iranian Government announces breach of nuclear deal
Iran announces it will exceed limit on uranium enrichment, breaching 2015 nuclear deal
Greek elections: clear victory for New Democracy party
Greece's socialist prime minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat.
Greek elections: Mitsotakis promises change after New Democracy win
Greece's new prime minister has vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again"
DR Congo's Bosco Ntaganda found guilty of war crimes
ICC convicts former rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes in DR Congo
Afghanistan talks agree 'roadmap to peace'
The conference brought together some Afghan government officials and senior Taliban
Trump 'disrespectful' to PM and the UK, says British foreign minister
Jeremy Hunt’s comments come after President Trump called the UK envoy "a very stupid guy"
UK ambassador to the US resigns over leaked emails
Sir Kim Darroch's emails were critical of President Trump's administration
Political row erupts after UK ambassador to US resigns
Widespread support for Sir Kim Darroch after President Trump refuses to work with him
Gulf tension: Reports of confrontation between Iranian and British ships
UK Defence Ministry says Iranian vessels tried to block British oil tanker's passage
Gulf tension: reports of confrontation between Iranian and British ships
Threat level raised to "critical" for UK ships in Iranian waters
UK ships are advised not to enter Iranian waters.
BBC investigation suggests Sudan massacre planned
It suggests the June attack on protesters in Sudan was ordered from the top and planned
Russian missile delivery to Turkey angers US
Turkey receives the first parts of a Russian missile defence system despite US opposition
Rakhine State: Authorities say some displaced families are returning
BBC gains rare access to Rakhine State
At least 26 dead in Somali hotel attack
At least 26 people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia
Tension in the Gulf: a view from Tehran
Our correspondent samples the mood on the streets of Qom and Tehran
United States immigration raids
A roundup of illegal immigrants by ICE agents sparks anxiety across the US
EU foreign ministers meet to discuss Iran
Can the JCPOA deal be saved?
'They can leave' Trump defends tweets
President Trump defends tweets many see as racist, critical of 4 Democratic Congresswomen
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