International News

VIDEO: Faulty fighter jet lands on stool at sea

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:44
The US military has released video of a fighter pilot landing his jet on a ship faultlessly and without full landing gear.

VIDEO: School shut as police hunt 'armed man'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:33
Police in Cornwall are involved in an armed hunt for a man they fear might be carrying a gun.

Eritrea faces UN human rights probe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:32
The UN's Human Rights Council sets up a commission of inquiry into Eritrea, seen as one of the world's most repressive states.

Police deny 'failure' over jihadists

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:32
The head of Wales' counter-terrorism unit denies that police are failing to combat the radicalisation of young Muslims, after a video emerges of two Cardiff men preaching jihad.

Sheltering Ebola-infected 'a crime'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:30
Sierra Leone warns it is a crime to shelter Ebola virus patients who are in hiding, after almost 400 deaths from an Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

US moves to stop using landmines

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:21
The US says it will no longer produce or buy anti-personnel landmines to replace expiring stocks and is moving towards joining a worldwide ban.

VIDEO: Turkey's Ramadan drummers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:18
Drummer Seydi Urut explains why he became a drummer and why it is so important to him.

VIDEO: Creating a computer game phenomenon

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:12
The story behind the creation of the Witcher gaming blockbuster in Poland.

Tax fugitive jailed for £11.6m scam

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:04
Michael Voudouri, who fled Scotland to Cyprus after admitting a £11.6m VAT scam in 2012, is jailed for 11 and a half years.

Top Iraq cleric urges quick PM deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:04
Iraq's most influential Shia cleric has called for a prime minister to be appointed quickly in order to defuse the political crisis.

Second seed Li suffers shock defeat

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:01
Second seed Li Na is beaten 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-5) by Barbora Strycova in the third round of the women's singles.

Week in pictures: 21-27 June 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 07:00
News photos from around the world

Stats don't lie: Is your World Cup XI wrong?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:56
After 48 matches of a 64-game World Cup, who has really shone? BBC Sport digests the stats to find the best XI so far.

Jones less popular but still ahead

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:48
The popularity of First Minister Carwyn Jones has slipped over the past 11 months, according to a YouGov poll.

Djokovic wins after injury scare

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:44
Top seed Novak Djokovic moves into the fourth round of the men's singles with a 6-4 6-2 6-4 defeat of Gilles Simon.

Tweeting the World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:41
Why Twitter hopes to win the World Cup

Moyes holds talks with Galatasaray

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:37
David Moyes meets with the Galatasaray president but the Turkish side say their sights are on Low or Klinsmann.

South Africa match will be 'bruising'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:37
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter says South Africa will be tough to contain, despite new faces in the Springboks squad.

Vatican convicts ex-envoy of abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 06:03
A tribunal in the Vatican convicts the Church's former envoy to the Dominican Republic of sex abuse and defrocks him.

VIDEO: Women troops train in Afghanistan

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 05:59
BBC News visits 'the Sandhurst of the Sands' - the Afghan army academy training troops in preparation for the withdrawal of international forces.
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