North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad

North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump are trading insults after the US president’s UN speech Kim Jong-un has said remarks by “deranged” US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea. In an unprecedented personal statement, Mr Kim said Mr Trump would “pay dearly” […]

Tony Abbott head-butt: ‘No same-sex marriage link’

Tony Abbott head-butt: ‘No same-sex marriage link’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Tony Abbott has described how he was assaulted in Tasmania A man charged with head-butting former Australian leader Tony Abbott says the incident was nothing to do with the same-sex marriage vote. Mr Abbott says he was assaulted by a man wearing a “vote yes” badge on Thursday in Hobart, […]

Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but […]

Hours old and a refugee

Conceived in their homeland Myanmar but born as a refugee in Bangladesh, many children were in their mothers’ womb as they made a tough journey to Bangladesh, to save their lives from alleged attacks by army and Buddhist mobs. BBC’s Neha Sharma and Shalu Yadav met one of the newborns in Kutupalong refugee camp. Hours […]

Man charged over Abbott ‘same sex marriage’ head-butt

Man charged over Abbott ‘same sex marriage’ head-butt

Image copyright EPA Image caption Tony Abbott has described how he was assaulted in Tasmania A 38-year-old man has been charged with head-butting former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, police say. Mr Abbott alleged a same-sex marriage campaigner assaulted him on Thursday after asking to shake his hand as he left a newspaper office in […]

India calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ in UN speech row

India calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ in UN speech row

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have fought three wars India has responded angrily to a speech by Pakistan’s prime minister to the UN general assembly, with an envoy calling the country “Terroristan”. In his speech PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi accused India of “war crimes” in the disputed Kashmir region and […]

‘Dress day’ donations pour in after politician’s criticism

‘Dress day’ donations pour in after politician’s criticism

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Conservative senator Cory Bernardi took issue with the school’s wear a dress day Donations to an Australian school’s “wear a dress day” charity drive have skyrocketed after the event was criticised by a Conservative senator. Craigburn Primary School in Adelaide encouraged its students to wear a dress or casual […]

Ex-Australia PM Abbot head-butted ‘over same sex marriage views’

Ex-Australia PM Abbot head-butted ‘over same sex marriage views’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Tony Abbott has described how he was assaulted in Tasmania Australia’s former prime minister Tony Abbott has said he was head-butted by a same-sex marriage campaigner. Mr Abbott, a prominent figure in the “no” campaign during a poll on the issue, says the man asked to shake his hand before […]

Kashmir: Three dead and more than 20 injured in attack

Kashmir: Three dead and more than 20 injured in attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The incident took place in Tral, the hometown of militant Burhan Wani, whose death sparked violence in the region last year Three civilians have been killed and more than 20 injured in a suspected militant attack in Indian-administered Kashmir. Police told reporters the target for the grenade attack was […]

Rohingya crisis: Rakhine aid boat ‘blocked by Myanmar mob’

Rohingya crisis: Rakhine aid boat ‘blocked by Myanmar mob’

Image copyright Myanmar Government Information Committee Image caption Myanmar’s Information Committee posted a picture to Facebook which it said was of the boat carrying ICRC supplies Police in Myanmar’s Rakhine state have fired warning shots to disperse a Buddhist mob trying to block a boat carrying aid, reports say. The boat was bound for the […]