International News

VIDEO: Shia militia: 'We are thirsty to fight'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 14:58
The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has offered an amnesty to militants willing to "return to their senses" and abandon the Isis-led insurgency.

Libya retakes seized oil terminals

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 14:35
Libya's government says it has resumed control of two eastern oil terminals, Ras Lanuf and Sidra, that were seized by rebels last year.

Should gay men and lesbians be bracketed together?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 14:26
What does this set of initials actually mean?

Storm Arthur threatens 4 July plans

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 14:17
US government forecasters issue a hurricane warning along the east coast, as Tropical Storm Arthur threatens to soak Fourth of July celebrations.

VIDEO: Taking a body to a burial at sea

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 14:14
BBC Newsnight is given rare access to a burial at sea and undertaker John Lister explains how the process works.

Monaco murder 'confession' retracted

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:55
The son-in-law of Monaco heiress Helene Pastor retracts a "confession" made in custody to ordering her murder, citing misunderstandings with police.

Oklahoma drought kindles spectre of 1930s 'Dust Bowl'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:49
Oklahoma drought kindles spectre of 1930s crisis

Today at Wimbledon: Thursday at a glance

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:41
All you need about the women's semi-finals on Thursday at the All England Club.

VIDEO: Colostomy bikini photo 'goes viral'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:40
A photograph of a woman with Crohn's disease who posed in a bikini, revealing her colostomy bags, is said to have been seen by more than nine million people.

VIDEO: 'My son wasn't answering'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:33
Hundreds of Palestinians have clashed with Israeli police in east Jerusalem after a Palestinian teenager was found dead in a forest.

VIDEO: Easy Rider: Fonda talks Dennis Hopper

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:25
An exhibition of Easy Rider actor Dennis Hopper's photographs is taking place in London. His co-star, Peter Fonda, has been talking to Will Gompertz

Skinner loses seat on Labour's NEC

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:24
Veteran Labour politician Dennis Skinner is voted off the party's governing body by fellow MPs.

Anti-terror police release teenager

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:19
An 18-year-old man is arrested and bailed on suspicion of terrorism offences which may be linked to three Cardiff jihadists thought to be in Syria.

Contador my main threat - Froome

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:14
Britain's Chris Froome believes Spain's Alberto Contador is his biggest threat in this year's Tour de France.

VIDEO: US drought 'worst for decades'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:11
Parts of the United States are experiencing the worst drought for decades with farmers warning that harvests are being badly hit.

Hopes rise for new Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:09
The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France say they have agreed on steps aimed at ending hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
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