Police battle fighters in Tunisian town
At least one member of the security forces killed in shootout between officers and fighters in town near the capital.
9 hours ago

Turkey: 200 Peshmerga being sent to Kobane
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has details of first Iraqi Kurd force to be sent to defend Syrian town from ISIL.
6 hours ago

Ukraine rebels end ceasefire before polls
Donetsk separatists end truce days before parliamentary polls, which Kiev accuses Moscow of trying to disrupt.
5 hours ago

Hazaras shot dead in attack on Pakistan bus
At least eight members of the Shia ethnic community killed when gunmen opened fire at a bus in a market outside Quetta.
6 hours ago

Mexico orders mayor's arrest over students
Authorities accuse Jose Luis Abarca of masterminding last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing.
11 hours ago

Ebola death toll rises to almost 4,900
Red Cross says epidemic can be contained in West Africa within four months if all necessary steps are taken.
12 hours ago

Syrian rebels take key checkpoint near Jordan
Fighters say seizure of government post in Deraa is significant step in bid to seize Nasib border crossing.
4 hours ago

In Depth

Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
21 October 2014

Programme Highlights

Hong Kong: Occupy Central
This two-part report goes behind the scenes with a pro-democracy campaign trying to ensure free elections in Hong Kong.
11 hours ago

Wave upon wave
The story of Syrians fleeing conflict, first to Libya and then to Europe on journeys fraught with danger and turmoil.
22 October 2014

Mustafa's Sweet Dreams
A moving and joyful coming-of-age tale of a young man, determined to become a master in the art of making baklava.
12 July 2012

Macau's Future Gamble
In the world's richest casino city, Macau, 18-year-old student Chi-on is gambling with his education.
21 October 2014