International News

Afghan hopeful to reject poll result

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 11:18
Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he will reject any final result following Saturday's presidential vote, which he says was marred by fraud.

Stop searches of children to end

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 10:57
Police Scotland announces it will end the practice of consensual stop searches on children under the age of 12.

VIDEO: German caver hauled to surface

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 10:47
An injured German caver trapped underground for 12 days is brought to the surface after a painstaking rescue operation.

VIDEO: 1D's Louis on Doncaster takeover

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 10:05
One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson says he "wants to make a difference" with Doncaster Rovers, after exchanging contracts on a joint takeover of the team.

VIDEO: Highlights: Colombia 2-1 Ivory Coast

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 10:05
Colombia survive a late comeback to claim all three points in a tight encounter against Ivory Coast, winning 2-1 in their 2014 World Cup Group C match in Belo Horizonte.

PM urges global push on dementia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:49
David Cameron has announced more funding for dementia research and urged a global effort to find a cure.

Mountain blasted to build telescope

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:45
The top of a mountain in Chile has been blown up make way for the world's largest optical and infrared telescope.

Nigeria to recover 'Abacha loot'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:42
Liechtenstein has agreed to return $227m to Nigeria that was looted by former military ruler Sani Abacha, the finance ministry confirms.

Watson gets walkover into semi-finals

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:39
Heather Watson is into the semi-finals at Eastbourne after Petra Kvitova pulls out with a hamstring injury.

Knife gang robs Ian Wright's family

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:26
Former England striker Ian Wright returns from the World Cup in Brazil after his wife and children were held at knifepoint in their London home.

Thousands flee Waziristan offensive

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:10
Tens of thousands flee North Waziristan in north-west Pakistan as military aircraft pound suspected Taliban targets ahead of an expected ground offensive.

SA probe into 'wife given as gift'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 09:03
An investigation is launched in South Africa into allegations that the head of SABC, the country's public broadcaster, was given a wife as a gift.

Skin and liver cancer up in England

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:56
The number of cases of skin cancer increased by 78%, and liver cancer by 70%, in men between 2003 and 2012, official figures show.

Three nurses charged over records

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:53
Three nurses are charged as part of an inquiry into the alleged falsification of patient records at a south Wales hospital.

Ukraine to sign EU deal this month

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:49
The new president of Ukraine says he will sign a controversial association agreement with the EU on 27 June, as fighting rages in the east.

Man guilty of wealthy lover's murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:45
A 60-year-old man is found guilty of murdering his wealthy lover and concealing her body.

Teachers' strike set for 10 July

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:37
Schools in England and Wales face disruption next month, as the National Union of Teachers says it will take strike action.

Rik Mayall mourned at Devon funeral

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:30
Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and other friends of Rik Mayall join his family to mourn the comedian and actor at a private funeral in Devon.

King Felipe calls for 'new Spain'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:16
King Felipe VI calls for "a new Spain that we will build together" after being proclaimed the country's head of state in a ceremony in parliament.

VIDEO: What happens to migrants found at sea?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 08:16
The BBC's Matthew Price is behind-the-scenes on board the Bergamini, part of the Italian navy's Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) operation, which patrols the seas in the search for migrant boats.
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