Army chief takes power in Burkina Faso
General Honore Traore in charge of West African nation after violent protests force President Blaise Compaore to resign.
3 hours ago

Boko Haram says schoolgirls 'married of'
Group's chief says all kidnapped schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married of and denies he agreed to a ceasefire.
3 hours ago

UN bill urges Myanmar to drop identity plan
Draft resolutions urges 'access to full citizenship on equal basis' for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims.
2 hours ago

Liberia opens Ebola treatment centre
Country's largest treatment centre, located in eastern part of capital Monrovia, set to hold 200 patients and treat 300.
5 hours ago

Virgin Galactic spacecraft in deadly US crash
One pilot dead and one injured as rocket built for space tourists experiences "anomaly" in test flight over California.
5 hours ago

Yemen's Houthis give ultimatum to president
Rebel group says "all options are open" if Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi fails to form new government in next 10 days.
8 hours ago

Erdogan decries coalition's focus on Kobane
Turkish leader says nations fighting ISIL should turn attention to areas other than the Kurdish town in northern Syria.
7 hours ago

Migrant rescue: All at Sea?
Italy winds down search and rescue operations as the European Union begins limited maritime border patrols.
6 hours ago

In Depth



Thirty percent of the world's food wasted
An estimated 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted annually as 800 million people go hungry.
16 hours ago

Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
In the weeks before violent protests, some Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
16 hours ago

Nicaragua's staggering child-sex abuse rates
Latin American nation of six million has one of the highest rates of sexual violence against girls in the world.
30 October 2014

Programme Highlights



Tibet calling
101 East travels to an isolated outpost of Tibetan culture in Nepal that is at risk of losing its unique way of life.
29 October 2014

Rebuilding Somalia
Can Somalia's embattled president unite his country against the armed group al-Shabab?
30 October 2014

The Mulberry House
One family's deeply personal journey through the 2011 Yemeni revolution.
15 hours ago

Opioid wars
Fault Lines investigates the battle over the most popular and controversial drugs in the US, opioid painkillers.
29 October 2014