Up to 20 killed in explosions after 'negligent handling of dynamite' at military base
As many as 20 people have been killed after a series of large explosions at a military base in the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 2:11 pm
'A great loss': Macron pays tribute to French billionaire politician killed in helicopter crash
Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to a French billionaire and politician killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday evening.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 1:51 pm
Iran is most likely playing for time over Nazanin - with £400m at stake
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's five-year sentence is over but she has not been released. 
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 8:52 am
PM criticises Iran with Nazanin's fate still unclear despite ankle tag removal
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it is "totally unacceptable" that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is unable to leave Iran after her sentence ended.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 6:57 am
Protesters 'fired on' at Myanmar demonstrations as funeral of activist held
Witnesses have said police have opened fire on protesters in Myanmar, amid reports at least one political organiser from the democratically elected government's party has died in custody.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 6:54 am
Swiss vote on whether to ban Muslim face veils
Switzerland is deciding on whether to ban Muslim face veils in a national referendum - a move that was instigated before the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 5:01 am
Amid the rubble and pain in Iraq, the Pope came with a message of peace
In a visit full of historic firsts, surely the most symbolic moment came this Sunday morning.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 3:47 am
'Iraq will always remain with me, in my heart': Pope's message to packed Erbil stadium
Pope Francis has said Mass to thousands of people in the packed Franso Hariri stadium in Erbil.
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 1:35 am
Dolce and Gabbana files multimillion-pound lawsuit after backlash against alleged anti-Asian comments
Dolce and Gabbana has filed a defamation lawsuit against two fashion bloggers who reposted anti-Asian comments attributed to one of the designers. 
Posted on 7 March 2021 | 12:15 am
Dalai Lama given first COVID vaccine dose - as he urges others to be brave
The Dalai Lama has received his first dose of a coronavirus vaccine. 
Posted on 6 March 2021 | 11:09 pm