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Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week
Christine Blasey Ford agrees to appear at a Senate panel over the Supreme Court nominee allegations.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:37:21 GMT)

Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly Ahvaz attack
Iran's supreme leader says "regional US puppets" were behind a gun assault in Ahvaz that killed 25.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:03:41 GMT)

Hong Kong express rail link launches amid controversy
It cuts the journey time to mainland China - but Chinese police will be allowed to operate in Hong Kong.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:41:06 GMT)

Asian rivals eye 'flawed' Maldives poll
The island nation's Chinese-backed leader seeks another five-year term, with India watching closely.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:43:00 GMT)

Sky: Comcast outbids Fox with £30bn bid for broadcaster
US cable giant wins rare blind auction process set by the UK's Takeover Panel with £30bn offer.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:55:37 GMT)

Hayabusa-2: Japan's rovers send pictures from asteroid
Pictures have emerged from the surface of an asteroid after Japan landed two robotic rovers on it.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:52:04 GMT)

Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found in air pocket
A man survives in an air pocket in a Lake Victoria ferry that overturned two days ago, killing 207.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:50:42 GMT)

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert
Six siblings of Arizona Republican Paul Gosar endorse his rival in a brutal new TV campaign.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:46:44 GMT)

China Catholic bishops: Historic deal with Vatican reached
Seven state-appointed bishops are recognised by the Vatican as part of a historic accord with China.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:26:56 GMT)

Italy acquits Tunisian 'migrant smuggling' fishermen
Italy arrested the six fishermen at sea earlier this month on suspicion of smuggling migrants.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:53:02 GMT)

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser given more time for hearing
Christine Blasey Ford is deciding whether to testify against the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:47:38 GMT)

Rihanna appointed as ambassador by Barbados
The pop icon, designer, actress says she "couldn't be more proud" to take on the government role.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT)

'The next thing I knew I was in the water'
Survivors from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, have spoken of their ordeal.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:48:21 GMT)

Sudanese poet Raja Bushra on the power of artistic expression
Raja Bushra says poetry enables her and others to openly express the challenges of life in Sudan.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:04:43 GMT)

ICYMI: Fashion that's off the (Great) Wall
A catwalk on the Great Wall of China plus other stories you may have missed this week.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:41:53 GMT)

The British jihadis who won't leave Syria
Two British extremists who have lived in the country for years, on why they won't lay down their weapons.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:13:14 GMT)

Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster
Dozens of people have died after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:40:43 GMT)

Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi
Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:37:09 GMT)

CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide
A landslide in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:49:35 GMT)

Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry
A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:17:10 GMT)

Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law
Georgia rethinks legalising cannabis cultivation after church protests.
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:33:18 GMT)

Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service
Ever felt the frustration of waiting for a bus that never comes? Beijing's got an answer to that.
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:49 GMT)

The Chinese storyteller loved by millions
Shan Tianfang was loved across China for his emotional storytelling through the ancient art of pingshu.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 23:10:42 GMT)

Viewpoint: What India's first newspaper says about democracy
Founded in 1780, Hicky's Bengal Gazette notoriously dogged the most powerful men in India.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:07:32 GMT)

In pictures: Beer flows as Germany's Oktoberfest opens in Munich
About six million visitors are expected to drink more than 7m litres (1.6m gallons) at the event.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:15:14 GMT)

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 September 2018
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:40:08 GMT)

How do you solve catastrophic hyperinflation?
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:49:26 GMT)

Maniac: The new James Bond director's experimental Netflix drama
Cary Fukunaga and stars Emma Stone and Justin Theroux discuss the mind-bending Maniac.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:45:15 GMT)

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