‘We run where the fire is – and that’s DC’

‘We run where the fire is – and that’s DC’

The US mid-term elections in two and a half weeks' time will help define the rest of Donald Trump's presidency. Americans will vote for members of both chambers of Congress, as well as for governors in 36 out of 50 states. Between now and then, we'll bring you updates and all the best analysis every…
Mexico police sent to meet migrant caravan

Mexico police sent to meet migrant caravan

Image copyright AFP Image caption The caravan set off from northern Honduras last week Mexico has sent hundreds of police to its southern border as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants approaches from Guatemala. The move came after President Donald Trump threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border over…
Police in Khashoggi case ‘search forest’

Police in Khashoggi case ‘search forest’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police are believed to have extended their search to the Belgrad Forest Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in the nearby Belgrad forest or on farmland. Mr Khashoggi…
Kandahar poll delay after assassination

Kandahar poll delay after assassination

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gen Raziq was a powerful opponent of the Taliban Parliamentary elections in the Afghan province of Kandahar have been delayed by a week after the assassination of a powerful local police chief. Gen Abdul Raziq was shot dead by a rogue bodyguard on Thursday. The Taliban claimed the attack, which…
‘Hacked’ mosquitoes to be released in village

‘Hacked’ mosquitoes to be released in village

Thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes are set to be released in a village in Burkina Faso. It is part of a project aimed at wiping out the malaria-carrying insects. It will be the first time genetically engineered mosquitoes have been released in any African country. Video produced by Trystan Young and Daniel South. Listen to…
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released

Image copyright PA Image caption Anjem Choudary will serve the second half of his sentence outside of prison Radical preacher Anjem Choudary, jailed for inviting support for the Islamic State group, has been released. The cleric was sentenced in 2016 to five-and-a-half years in prison. He led an extremist network linked to violent jihadists, including…
EU ready to extend transition period

EU ready to extend transition period

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May is asked who will be "disappointed" by the outcome of Brexit talksThe EU says it is ready to extend the proposed length of the post-Brexit transition period if the UK wants. The current plan is for a transition period of 21 months to smooth the…
US to close Jerusalem consulate general

US to close Jerusalem consulate general

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US opened its new embassy in Jerusalem in May The US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem, which deals with Palestinian affairs, with its new embassy, the secretary of state says. Mike Pompeo said the decision was made for efficiency reasons and did not signal a change…
Trump makes new threat over border

Trump makes new threat over border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The group was held at the border by Guatemalan police on Monday for several hours US President Donald Trump has threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border. The warning, via a series of tweets on Thursday, comes as a new caravan of more than 3,000…
Australian woman ‘faked cancer for cash’

Australian woman ‘faked cancer for cash’

Image copyright Google Image caption Ms Wieland was granted bail after appearing at Townsville Magistrates Court in Queensland A woman in Australia has been charged for allegedly gaining A$55,000 ($39,000; £30,000) from a fundraising site after faking a cancer diagnosis. Lucy Wieland, 27, used social media to document a fraudulent journey through ovarian cancer treatment,…

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