Brit backpacker died after consuming tribal ritual drink

A British teenager was found dead on a roadside after drinking hallucinogenic herbs during a tribal ritual in Colombia.

Posted 2018/08/30 08:19:00

Mystery woman who rang doorbells identified as lover found dead

Police searching for a mystery woman in Texas who rang the doorbells of homes in the dead of night before vanishing have identified her.

Posted 2018/08/30 04:12:00

John McCain lies in state before funeral

The body of veteran US senator John McCain, who died after a battle with brain cancer, has arrived at the Arizona State Capitol where he will lie in state.

Posted 2018/08/29 17:55:00

UK and Nigeria to step up fight against Boko Haram

Theresa May has said the UK is "determined" to help Nigeria combat the "menace" posed by Boko Haram militants.

Posted 2018/08/29 11:57:00

White US policeman guilty of murdering black teen

A white policeman in the US has been found guilty of murdering a 15-year-old black boy after he fired five bullets into a car full of teenagers.

Posted 2018/08/29 00:43:00

Spanish Civil War mass grave uncovered

Forensic archaeologists in eastern Spain have unearthed the remains of some of the 100 people believed to have been executed by the Franco regime near Valencia at the end of Spain's Civil War eight decades ago.

Posted 2018/08/28 22:43:00

Drug suspect bulldozer death ruled an accident

The death of a suspected drug dealer in Pennsylvania, who was run over by a bulldozer used in the search for him, has been ruled an accident.

Posted 2018/08/28 22:38:00

Texan sells 3D gun plans despite court order

The owner of a firm making untraceable 3D-printed guns says he has sold hundreds of blueprints, despite a court order banning him from posting the plans online.

Posted 2018/08/28 20:06:00

Hurricane Maria death toll rises from 64 to 2,975

The death toll of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has jumped from 64 to nearly 3,000 after an official report was released.

Posted 2018/08/28 19:58:00

Where a carton of orange juice costs millions

Venezuela is in the middle of an economic crisis, with hyperinflation set to hit 1,000,000%.

Posted 2018/08/28 17:45:00

Far-right demos in Germany likened to pre-Hitler era

Police in Germany have admitted not deploying enough officers to tackle a far-right march that took place in response to a man being stabbed to death.

Posted 2018/08/28 15:10:00

Venezuelan hospitals in crisis amid political turmoil

Hyperinflation in Venezuela has led to an economic crisis which is spreading to the health system.

Posted 2018/08/27 17:18:00

Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico

Donald Trump has announced a trade "understanding" with Mexico which could lead to an overhaul of the 24-year agreement between the two countries and Canada.

Posted 2018/08/27 14:58:00

China may scrap controversial two-child limit

A controversial policy limiting Chinese couples to having no more than two children may be coming to an end.

Posted 2018/08/27 13:25:00

Tributes paid in Vietnam to ex-POW John McCain

Tributes have been paid in Vietnam to John McCain, the American senator and former navy pilot shot down over Hanoi during the US war with the southeast Asian nation.

Posted 2018/08/27 11:40:00

Migrant boat runs aground in crocodile-infested waters

A boat filled with asylum seekers has run aground in crocodile-infested waters in Australia.

Posted 2018/08/27 08:53:00

Myanmar generals must be tried for genocide - UN

Myanmar's top generals must be prosecuted for genocide over the treatment of the Rohingya, according to a UN report.

Posted 2018/08/27 08:23:00

Nazanin returns to Iran prison after temporary release

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has returned to prison in Iran after failing in a bid to have her temporary release extended, her husband has said.

Posted 2018/08/26 14:20:00

Carpool app suspended after woman raped and killed

Chinese ride-hailing firm DiDi Chuxing has suspended its carpool service after the arrest of a driver who allegedly raped and killed a female passenger.

Posted 2018/08/26 11:30:00

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been inaugurated as Zimbabwe's new president after a court rejected claims the election was rigged.

Posted 2018/08/26 11:06:00