Migrant crisis: Smugglers ‘shot escaping migrants’ in Libya

Migrant crisis: Smugglers ‘shot escaping migrants’ in Libya

Image copyright MSF Image caption MSF says the survivors receiving treatment are mostly teenagers People smugglers opened fire on a group of 100 migrants attempting to flee their clutches in northern Libya, aid agency MSF reports. Twenty-five injured survivors received hospital treatment in the town of Bani Walid. MSF says they reported at least 15 […]

Migrant crisis: Smugglers ‘shot escaping migrants’ in Libya

Migrant crisis: Smugglers ‘shot escaping migrants’ in Libya

Image copyright MSF Image caption MSF says the survivors receiving treatment are mostly teenagers People smugglers opened fire on a group of 100 migrants attempting to flee their clutches in northern Libya, aid agency MSF reports. Twenty-five injured survivors received hospital treatment in the town of Bani Walid. MSF says they reported at least 15 […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘set on Trump summit’

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘set on Trump summit’

Media captionKorean leaders’ surprise “Hollywood” meeting It is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fixed will” that a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore should go ahead, state media say. This followed a surprise meeting on Saturday between Mr Kim and the South’s Moon Jae-in, who said the North was “committed to denuclearisation”. Mr […]

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan targeted by ‘state-backed hackers’

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan targeted by ‘state-backed hackers’

Image copyright Getty Images Afghan diplomats in Pakistan have been warned they are believed to be victims of “government-backed” digital attacks trying to steal their email passwords. Afghan embassy sources told the BBC two staff members and a generic account received alerts from Google this month. Last week Amnesty International detailed attempts to install malware […]

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the Boeing 777, photographed at its crash site in 2014 Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it […]

The ‘underground lair’ that turned out to be a loo

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Real Madrid fans celebrate Champions League victory

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Formula 1: Axcil Jefferies, Africa’s first black F1 driver?

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Female sommelier on wine tasting and mansplaining

Abigail Connolly, 27, is among a small number of women breaking into the male-dominated world of wine. She is the first woman in Birmingham certified as a wine sommelier and has to deal with her fair share of mansplaining. Video Journalist: Louise Brierley Female sommelier on wine tasting and mansplaining

‘I want to be the first wheelchair user in space’

In his own words, Eddie Ndopu is “unapologetically brilliant, black, queer and disabled”. He has spinal muscular atrophy and his prognosis at birth was that he wouldn’t survive beyond five years old. He’s now 27. Eddie recently became the first African with a disability to graduate from Oxford University. He is now setting up an […]

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