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IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 16:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
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Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 16:10
related countries: Spain Spain

Jihadists planned for six months to fill three vans and carry out deadly attacks, police say.
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Indian court grants woman divorce over lack of home toilet

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 15:25
related countries: India India

The court said forcing the woman to use open fields amounted to cruelty.
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Syria war: Rocket 'hits Damascus trade fair'

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 14:23
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The event is being held for the first time in five years. with reports speaking of five deaths.
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Aryana Sayeed: Kabul concert goes ahead despite threats

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 14:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Aryana Sayeed, known to fans as Afghanistan's Kim Kardashian, sang to hundreds of delighted fans.
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Grace Mugabe: South Africa grants immunity despite assault claim

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 12:50
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

Robert Mugabe's wife is back in Zimbabwe despite allegations of an assault at a Johannesburg hotel.
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Dogan Akhanli: Spain grants Erdogan critic conditional release

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 12:28
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Germany Germany, Spain Spain
related places: Erdogan, Madrid

The German-Turkish writer must stay in Madrid while Turkey considers requesting his extradition.
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Solar eclipse: Welcome to 'Eclipseville', Kentucky

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 11:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Welcome, Hopkinsville, Monday, Kentucky

Thousands are flocking to the little town of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in the US, to watch Monday's solar eclipse.
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Lost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

The warship's sinking, weeks before WW2's end, remains the worst US naval loss at sea in history.
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The winners and losers of Mexico's wind power boom

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 10:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: La Ventosa

In 'windy' La Ventosa, a village 700km from Mexico City, residents are renting out their land for wind farms.
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Boston demonstrations: How the day unfolded.

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 8:31
related countries: United States United States

Tens of thousands of people were in the US city to oppose a right-wing rally.
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Back with Spain?

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 7:19
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Hopes in Madrid that a common front against terrorism will dampen secessionism may be misplaced.
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No peace in sight

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 6:43
related countries: Mali Mali

The BBC's Alex Duval Smith reports on how the return of conflict is redefining life in northern Mali.
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Sir Colin Meads: All Blacks legend dies of cancer, aged 81

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 6:31
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads, who was named as New Zealand's best rugby player of the 20th Century, dies of pancreatic cancer, aged 81.
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US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 4:37
related countries: United States United States

The family of Dick Gregory, who satirised racism with his stand-up, announce his death aged 84.
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How to watch a total solar eclipse: Tips from the Faroe Islands

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 2:38
related countries: Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, United States United States
related places: Monday

Ahead of Monday's eclipse in the US, here are four tips from the Faroe Islands, which experienced one in 2015.
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Lebanese army recaptures third of IS stronghold of Ras Baalbek

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 0:28
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A third of the north-eastern region of Ras Baalbek is recaptured in offensive launched on Saturday.
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Brutal nightshift

Sunday 20th of August 2017, 0:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Raffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.
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