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The best-selling scientist who battled disease

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 5:19am
Despite a crippling illness, Stephen Hawking became one of the most respected scientists of his age.

Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 5:12am
The move comes a month after the court began examining the Philippine leader's war on drugs.

Google bans crypto-currency adverts

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 4:33am
The search giant follows Facebook in censoring ads for initial coin offerings and trading services.

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 1:19am
The visionary physicist died in his home near Cambridge University, where he did much of his ground-breaking work.

Shinzo Abe: N Korea and a school scandal heap pressure on Japan's PM

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:52am
As US North Korea undermines the alliance with Japan, Mr Abe is also facing a mounting scandal back home.

Test election held for Pennsylvania seat

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:48pm
The poll in a conservative area is seen as a test for Republicans ahead of November's mid-terms.

El Salvador woman freed after 15 years in jail for abortion

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:21pm
Maria Figueroa of El Salvador is released from jail after a 30-year sentence for murder is reduced.

How Russia uses propaganda to discredit opponents

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:16pm
In investigating how the Russian state discredits its critics, John Sweeney found some of the tactics were used against him.

South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:52pm
Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.

Uganda's Makerere University: 'My lecturer tried to rape me'

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:19pm
A student at Uganda's Makerere University says staff harassed her when she reported an attempted rape.

'I want to explain arranged marriage to white people'

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:12pm
A Pakistani designer who made a board game mocking arranged marriage says the media mistook her real intentions.

Russia election: What do young Russians think of Putin?

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:47pm
The Kremlin has been focusing on getting young people to vote in Sunday's election, but many still say they will stay away.

Wrinkle In Time director: 'No one in films looked like me'

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:24pm
Ava DuVernay explains why her film about a girl's quest to find her father "loves a wider audience".

Rex Tillerson: Secretary of state fired by Trump in Russia warning

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:18pm
The secretary of state fired by Mr Trump warns of Russia's "troubling behaviour" as a parting shot.

The Eritrean runner fearing deportation

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:15pm
Amar is one of thousands of African migrants being told to leave Israel, or face arrest.

'Nappies are like clothes, it's a fashion thing'

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:03pm
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.

Dog dies in overhead locker on United Airlines plane

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 7:42pm
The United Airlines attendant ordered the owner to put a bag containing the pet into the locker.

Shoes laid outside the US Capitol in Washington represent young victims of gun violence.

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:51pm
Shoes laid outside the US Capitol in Washington represent young victims of gun violence.

Afghan sisters deported from Austria after landmark EU ruling

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:50pm
The two Afghan women lost their deportation case at the European Union's top court last July.

Actor accused of spying for Israel freed

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:40pm
A judge freed Ziad Itani and ordered the arrest of a security officer who built the case against him.


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