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Faulty part 'factor' in AirAsia crash
Faulty equipment and the crew's response were among factors that caused an AirAsia plane to crash last December, killing 162 people, Indonesian officials say.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:02:55 GMT)

US tells Turkey and Russia to end row
US President Barack Obama urges Turkey and Russia to calm tensions over the downing of a Russian warplane and to focus on fighting IS militants.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:01:53 GMT)

Taj Mahal 'not a Hindu temple'
India's government rejects claims by a group of lawyers that the Taj Mahal monument was a Hindu temple.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 05:31:58 GMT)

German cabinet approves IS mission
The German cabinet backs plans for military support in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and MPs are expected to vote this week.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:04:00 GMT)

Syria jihadists release Lebanese troops
Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate has freed 16 Lebanese security personnel held captive for almost 16 months as part of a swap deal, officials say.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:26:28 GMT)

French PM warns of far-right 'trickery'
France's Manuel Valls urges voters not to fall for the "trickery" of National Front leader Marine Le Pen, ahead of key regional polls on Sunday.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:16:37 GMT)

US marine guilty of transgender killing
A US marine is found guilty of killing a Filipina transgender woman, in a case which has strained ties between the US and the Philippines.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:48:11 GMT)

Macau's casino revenues fall by a third
Macau's casino revenues fall by more than a third in November from a year earlier as China's corruption crackdown continues to drive away some punters.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:14:26 GMT)

Prince Charles to make forest appeal
Prince Charles is to call for better protection of the world's forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:16:53 GMT)

Japanese whaling ships depart for hunt
Japanese whaling ships depart for the Antarctic hunt, after a one year pause, despite international opposition.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:43:56 GMT)

US to tighten visa waiver programme
The US says it wants to tighten travel restrictions on foreigners who visit the country without needing full visas, following the Paris attacks.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:59:05 GMT)

Justin Trudeau using father's desk
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opts out of using former prime minister Stephen Harper's desk and uses his deceased father's desk instead.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:55:57 GMT)

VIDEO: China smog: 'Sky dark from air pollution'
Schools and factories have been shut as large sections of northeast China are covered by hazardous smog.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:37:06 GMT)

VIDEO: Residents on Pacific island 'must move'
The BBC's Matthew Price reports from the Pacific island of Vanuatu, described by some as being on the "front line of climate change".
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:09:17 GMT)

VIDEO: Japan's whale hunting 'against logic'
Japan has said it will resume whale hunting for 'research purposes'.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:34:34 GMT)

VIDEO: Yacht owner's expensive mistake
A yacht owner in California made an expensive mistake when his boat became stuck on a tidal wall.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 06:15:22 GMT)

VIDEO: The vest that lets you feel words
How a vibrating vest could change the way deaf people understand speech
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:25:24 GMT)

VIDEO: Colorado abortion clinic 'gunman' in court
The gunman who allegedly killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has appeared in court and will be charged with first-degree murder.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:17:05 GMT)

VIDEO: The rise of the banking app?
The BBC's Personal Finance correspondent Simon Gompertz looks at the rising popularity of banking by app.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:13:13 GMT)

VIDEO: First of 6 officers head to trial in Gray case
Jury selection has begun in the first trial over the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man whose death in police custody set off days of protests.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:14:10 GMT)

Beijing smog: The difference a month makes
What a difference a month makes
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:34:43 GMT)

VIDEO: Capturing yoga's twists and turns
A photographer's journey back to health
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:43:47 GMT)

The images and influence of Japan's greatest manga artist
The images of Japan's manga horror king
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:34:16 GMT)

Sectarian terror fears grip Bangladesh
Bangladesh lurches from secularism to sectarian strife
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:19:39 GMT)

Finding Argentina's stolen babies
Argentine activist talks about finding her own grandson
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:43:26 GMT)

Russian tourists told to seek new destinations
Russians lose their favourite tourist destination
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:42:46 GMT)

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