Ukraine: Inside civilians’ living nightmare

In eastern Ukraine, one woman has told the BBC she cannot tell her grandson his mother is dead after another night of heavy shelling. Government forces and Russian-backed rebels have accused each other of attacking civilians as fighting intensifies, with some of the heaviest clashes just over 10 miles from rebel-held Donetsk. Tom Burridge reports […]

Kenya herdsmen clash with police in land conflict

Traditional herdsmen in Kenya have come into conflict with security forces after moving their cattle onto private land. They claim drought has forced them to drive their herds to the areas, but tourist lodges and farms have been damaged. Alastair Leithead reports. Kenya herdsmen clash with police in land conflict

Sting tribute for Bataclan victims

Pop star Sting played a concert to mark the reopening of Paris’ Bataclan venue, a year after the terrorist attack there. Islamist militants killed 90 people at the venue last November as part of co-ordinated attacks across the French capital which left 130 people dead. Sting tribute for Bataclan victims

US election: Farage is ‘just a tourist’ on Trump visit

The UKIP interim leader Nigel Farage has said he and his companions are “just tourists” as they visited Trump Tower. UKIP has since said Mr Farage has become the first British politician to meet Donald Trump since Mr Trump became president-elect of the US. US election: Farage is ‘just a tourist’ on Trump visit

Born a refugee: Syria’s war babies

With the Syrian civil war now having raged for more than five years, hundreds of thousands of children have known nothing but a country in conflict. Many young Syrians started their lives in the various camps and shelters that have sprung up across Europe and the Middle East, where they were born as refugees. The […]