Rohingya Muslims ‘hated and hounded from Burmese soil’

The United Nations has called for an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Myanmar against ethnic Rohingya Muslims. Recent fighting in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has led to hundreds of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. Jonah Fisher reports from Myanmar. Rohingya Muslims ‘hated and hounded from Burmese soil’

Barack Obama ‘chokes up’ giving Ellen DeGeneres ‘Medal of Freedom’

Barack Obama has awarded his last Presidential Medals of Freedom to a host of America’s most famous faces but it’s his moving tribute to Ellen DeGeneres that has got people talking. Tom Hanks, Robert DeNiro and Diana Ross were among those to receive America’s highest civilian award. When it came to DeGeneres, Mr Obama praised […]

100 Women 2016: The woman who faced down 300 neo-Nazis

It was an extraordinary show of defiance. One woman standing alone, her fist raised… 300 uniformed neo-Nazis marching towards her. The photo of Tess Asplund became an icon of the fight against the far right in Europe. As part of the BBC’s 100 Women season, we travelled to her hometown of Stockholm, as she once […]

Rohingya Muslims: ‘They set our houses and mosque on fire’

Recent fighting in Myanmar has led to hundreds of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. Some of those who made it to a refugee camp there spoke to the BBC. Interviews by Akbar Hossein. Filming by Salman Saeed. Rohingya Muslims: ‘They set our houses and mosque on fire’

Fukushima: Cameras catch moment magnitude 7.4 quake struck

Cameras have caught the moment a 7.4 magnitude quake struck near Fukushima on Tuesday. The quake triggered initial warnings of tsunami waves of up to 3m (9.8ft) high waves, but the waves hit the coast were much smaller. An earthquake and tsunami struck the area in 2011 killing 18,000 people and caused a meltdown at […]

Why one Pennsylvania county voted Trump

Trump won 218 counties that voted for Obama in 2012. In Pennsylvania, supporters in one of these counties discuss their hopes for the next four years. Video by Franz Strasser Why one Pennsylvania county voted Trump

Huge pile-up on China motorway

In China, a pile-up of cars and trucks on an icy motorway has killed at least 17 people, after 56 vehicles crashed into each other. The accident occurred in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi after rainy weather caused the road to become extremely slippery. Huge pile-up on China motorway