MH17 bodies leave Ukraine rebel area

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkhiv, out of rebel-held territory.

Israeli soldier 'missing' in Gaza

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

An Israeli soldier is missing in Gaza and is presumed dead, Israeli media quote officials as saying as the military continues its ground offensive.

FGM parents to face prosecution

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being announced.

Indonesia candidate rejects election

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Indonesian presidential election candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due.

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.

S Korea ferry boss death confirmed

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Police in South Korea say a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April killing 300 people.

Litvinenko inquiry to be announced

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May is to announce.

Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.

Boston bomber 'friend' found guilty

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

A friend of one of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing is convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack.

Texas deploys troops to US border

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry orders 1,000 troops to the US border with Mexico, saying the federal government had failed to secure it.

Boko Haram 'controls' Nigeria town

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Nigeria's militant Islamists raise their black flag in the town of Damboa after capturing it, a local vigilante leader tells the BBC.

Beef's greater environment burden

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.

VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.

VIDEO: Gaza 'terror tunnels' - in 60 secs

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.

VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.

VIDEO: One-minute World News

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

VIDEO: Train with MH17 bodies on the move

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

A Ukrainian train with bodies from the Malaysia Airlines plane crash heads for the eastern city of Kharkiv from rebel-held areas amid worsening fighting.

VIDEO: Clashes go on amid Israeli funerals

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks.

VIDEO: Birthday celebrations for Prince George

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday and to mark the occasion two new pictures have been released by Kensington Palace.

VIDEO: BBC witnesses 'panic' near Donetsk

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Fergal Keane reports from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine where heavy fighting has been heard and "people are panicking".