Ukraine rebels hand over plane black boxes
The move comes after a UN Security Council resolution demanded full and unrestricted access to the crash site.
3 hours ago

Deadly suicide blast hits Afghanistan
At least four people have been killed in an attack on a police compound in Kabul.
1 hour ago

S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes
Fighting continued over the town of Nasir for the second day in the largest offensive since May truce.
7 hours ago

Indonesia to declare new president
Jakarta governer Joko Widodo expected to be declared winner, but rival Prabowo Subianto likely to challenge the result.
4 hours ago

S Korea finds body of fugitive ferry owner
Police find the body of fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster.
5 hours ago

Drive-by acid attack injures Pakistani women
Masked motorcyclists throw acid on the faces of four women who were out Eid shopping in busy Quetta market.
11 hours ago

'Thousands displaced' by Boko Haram assault
Security forces' pullout after raid on northeastern town of Damboa leaves civilians defenceless, witnesses say.
10 hours ago

Gaza's humanitarian disaster
As Israel continues its assault on the occupied territory, relief and refuge are in short supply.
10 hours ago

In Depth



Somali PM: Donors must deliver on promises
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed tells international donors to be more accountable and work more closely with the government.
19 hours ago

India activists oppose tougher juvenile law
Indian rights activists are concerned about proposed changes in juvenile law that will allow harsher punishment.
18 hours ago

The great American oyster collapse
Acidification of the world's oceans is believed to be behind plummet in oyster population in the US' Pacific Northwest.
21 hours ago

Programme Highlights



Banking on BRICS
Can the new BRICS development bank challenge the dominance of the World Bank and the IMF?
19 July 2014

Favela Farm
Can a Brazilian digital design student develop an app that could benefit those living in some of Rio's largest favelas?
4 December 2013

Israeli settlers: Patriots or invaders?
Dani Dayan discusses whether settlements are a natural extension of the Israeli state or an obstacle to peace.
7 July 2013

The gift of sight
A Nepalese doctor takes an Indonesian woman under his tutelage and brings the gift of sight to the world's destitute.
20 July 2014