Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters return to streets despite suspension

Media captionHong Kong protests: Thousands march against extradition bill Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill, despite a government decision to suspend the bill. The new law, which would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China, prompted hundreds of thousands to demonstrate in the past week. […]

Hong Kong protests: Thousands march against extradition bill

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara admits misusing public funds

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sara Netanyahu signed the plea deal last week and has been ordered to pay a fine The wife of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted to misuse of state funds and will have to pay $15,000 (£11,910). Sara Netanyahu was accused of spending $99,300 on outside catering while […]

Hong Kong extradition protests: Government suspends bill

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of thousands of people have protested against the plans The Hong Kong government has suspended its highly controversial plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced. She had previously refused to scrap the bill despite mass protests from Hong Kong residents. “I feel deep […]

Venezuela crisis: Migrants dash to cross Peru border

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Venezuelans queue at an immigration office in the border town of Tumbes Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to cross into Peru in a bid to beat the introduction of tougher migration laws. Under new laws introduced on Saturday, Venezuelans need to have a passport and visa to enter Peru. Authorities […]

Gulf of Oman tanker blasts: Crews rescued safely

Image copyright Frederick A Terry/Artjom Lofitski Image caption The 21 crew on the Kokuka Courageous (L) and 23 on the Front Altair have been rescued Dozens of crew members have been rescued after abandoning two oil tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman. Ship operators said 21 crew on board the Kokuka Courageous […]

Hong Kong extradition: Police fire rubber bullets at protesters

Media captionThousands of people are blockading streets Police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong where anger at a new extradition bill has spilled over into violence. Protesters have blocked key roads around government buildings and threw bricks and projectiles at police. The government is still pushing for the bill […]

Hong Kong protests: Why people are taking to the streets

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Hungary tourist boat accident: More bodies found as vessel is raised

Media captionSalvage crews help raise the tourist boat to the surface At least four more bodies have been recovered as salvage crews raised the wreck of a tourist boat that sank on the Danube in Budapest last month. Divers entered the boat as a floating crane slowly brought it to the surface. The Mermaid was […]

Sudan crisis: Government propaganda trip exposes schisms

Media captionBBC Africa editor Fergal Keane says the propaganda trip was a farce Since Sudan’s president of 30 years was toppled in April, the ruling military council that then took power has been in conflict with protesters demanding civilian rule. Scores of protesters have been killed in a crackdown, sparking a nationwide civil disobedience campaign. […]

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