International News

VIDEO: Yazidis rescued by aid helicopter

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:20
Helicopter footage shows stranded members of the Yazidi community being rescued by an aid helicopter

Rising economies 'ahead on climate'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:16
Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.

Man held after wasp 'sting operation'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:09
A suspected burglar is arrested after a nest of wasps carries out a "sting operation" when he tries to hide in a bush.

Human remains found in Roman mine

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:00
Bones believed to be the remains of a human found in an old Roman copper mine are to be examined by experts to try to find when they date from.

In pictures: Robin Williams

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:57
Career of actor and comedian in pictures

Google builds cable under Pacific

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:54
Google and five other large companies team up to build a cable under the Pacific Ocean that will deliver incredibly fast internet speeds.

AUDIO: Hurricane Bertha gate-crashes wedding

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:53
A wedding video has gone viral across the Internet - after the special day was gate-crashed by the remnants of what had been Hurricane Bertha.

SA MP resigns over fake degree

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:53
Top South African politician and anti-apartheid activist Pallo Jordan resigns an MP after it was revealed his academic qualifications were fake.

Kaneria life ban appeal is refused

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:49
Former Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria's application to appeal against a life ban for spot-fixing is refused by court.

State Hospital smoking ban upheld

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:44
A patient at the State Hospital who won a court ruling that a smoking ban breached his human rights has seen the decision overturned.

Jezebel in 'rape' images complaint

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:41
The women's interest site Jezebel says its parent company is not doing enough to prevent users from posting violent pornography.

Votes for prisoners: The zombie case that won't die

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:40
Dominic Casciani on the court battle that won't go away

Profile: Who are the Peshmerga?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:33
Who are the Peshmerga, taking on Islamic State militants?

Durkan defends borehole decision

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:25
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan is accused of sending out the signal that Northern Ireland "is not open for business" over his decision to block an exploratory borehole in Fermanagh.

Banksy 'Spy Booth' damaged again

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:18
A Banksy artwork painted on the wall of a house in Cheltenham is attacked again.

Grateful Dead guitarist cancels gigs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:10
The former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir has cancelled all concert dates planned for his bands RatDog and Furthur

Rugby coach's stag do death probed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 03:08
Police investigate the death of rugby coach "with heart of gold" who died while on a stag do in Manchester.

Why do MPs quit Parliament?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 02:58
Reasons MPs give for deciding to step down from Parliament

Lion cub leads ranger to dead mother

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 02:57
A lion cub has led forest rangers to its mother's corpse in an Indian sanctuary, an act described by officials as very unusual behaviour.

Mbeki calls for Israel goods boycott

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 02:57
South Africa's ex-President Thabo Mbeki calls for a boycott of Israeli goods, saying Israel must "pay a price" for the conflict in Gaza.
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