International News

Plea to stop Afghan rape executions

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:59
Human rights groups urge the new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to intervene to stop the execution of five convicted rapists.

AUDIO: Chefs prepare posh school dinners

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:37
A comprehensive has seen a jump in pupils eating school dinners, after hiring restaurant chefs to run the kitchen.

VIDEO: Ebola care: Sierra Leone v US

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:26
Ebola cases are now being treated in Africa, Europe and the US. BBC News looks at the difference in the standard of care.

Kenya transgender activist wins case

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:19
Kenya's high court orders education authorities to amend the name on a school certificate of a woman who was born male.

Iran leader urges university freedom

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:18
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for more academic freedom in his country's universities and a lifting of unnecessary restrictions.

VIDEO: European Parliament

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 08:40
MEPs hold a hearing with Italy's Federica Mogherini, the nominated Vice-President of the European Commission.

Neknominate man ate live lizard

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 08:32
A man who swallowed a frog and a lizard for the Neknominate online drinking game, is ordered to carry out community service.