Frozen in time: Inside Eritrea’s embassy

Image copyright Kalkidan Yibeltal/BBC Image caption This furniture was used by the last Eritrean ambassador to Ethiopia two decades ago Dust-covered furniture, cars and even beer bottles have been revealed as Eritrea officially opens its embassy’s doors in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, for the first time since 1998, when the two countries went to war. […]

‘Justice’ for multi-racial World Cup winners

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption France’s Paul Pogba celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal at the World Cup A comment heralding the multicultural French World Cup winners has provoked an online debate about racism and immigration. Shortly after France beat Croatia on Sunday, Khaled Beydoun an American author on Islamophobia, called for “justice” […]

Mauritian festival brings island sights and sounds to UK

Located in the Indian Ocean, off south-east Africa, Mauritius is a long way from London. But the UK capital got a real slice of island life this weekend at the Mauritian Open Air Festival. BBC What’s New’s Nora Fakim went along to find out more. Mauritian festival brings island sights and sounds to UK

Djokovic beats SA’s Anderson to win Wimbledon

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch highlights as Novak Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title Novak Djokovic earned his first Grand Slam title in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson to win his fourth Wimbledon championship. Djokovic, seeded 12th, won 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) to claim a 13th Slam – his […]

South Africa’s Diepsloot township: ‘My neighbour is a rapist’

Vigilantes are burning rapists to death in the South African township of Diepsloot, near Johannesburg. But even that will not stop them. For BBC Africa Eye, crime reporter Golden Mtika exposes on camera, for the first time, the faces of the township’s terrifying sexual predators. South Africa’s Diepsloot township: ‘My neighbour is a rapist’

Novak Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon by beating Kevin Anderson

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch highlights as Novak Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title Novak Djokovic earned his first Grand Slam title in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson to win his fourth Wimbledon championship. Djokovic, seeded 12th, won 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) to claim a 13th Slam – his […]

Trump-Putin summit: US leader has low expectations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The leaders will reportedly discuss US-Russia relations and national security issues on Monday US President Trump has said he has “low expectations” for his meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday. But he told CBS News that “nothing bad” and “maybe some good” would come out of the […]

Tanzania’s John Magufuli says prisoners are free labour

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rights groups have accused Mr Magufuli of intolerance towards opposition politicians, homosexuals and other groups The president of Tanzania has called for prisoners to be made to work long hours, and to be punished if they are lazy. John Magufuli was speaking at the inauguration of a new prisons chief. […]

Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson calls for change to Grand Slam deciding set format

Media playback is not supported on this device Kevin Anderson’s incredible recovery on way to winning record-breaking semi-final Kevin Anderson called for a rethink of the format of final sets in men’s Grand Slam competitions after winning an epic Wimbledon semi-final on Friday. The South African beat John Isner 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (9-11) […]

Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

Image copyright Reuters A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes. The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move overnight, local media say. Local officials […]

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