IS oil wells set on fire as Iraqi troops approach Mosul

So-called Islamic State sets 19 oil fields ablaze leaving a vast toxic cloud over Mosul and surrounding towns in Iraq.

So-called Islamic State sets 19 oil fields ablaze leaving a vast toxic cloud over Mosul and surrounding towns in Iraq.

Delhi smog: ‘Children are prisoners behind their masks’

New Delhi children protest in the Indian capital against the city’s extreme air pollution.

New Delhi children protest in the Indian capital against the city’s extreme air pollution.

Is the fertility doctor my father?

A Canadian woman and her parents accuse their fertility doctor of creating her with his own sperm.

A Canadian woman and her parents accuse their fertility doctor of creating her with his own sperm.

Cinema where Delhi’s homeless people ‘feel free’

Makeshift cinemas are providing entertainment and relaxation to some of the homeless people in Delhi, India.

Makeshift cinemas are providing entertainment and relaxation to some of the homeless people in Delhi, India.

Protesters turn out in Florence over Italian referendum

Protesters opposed to a constitutional referendum in Italy clash with police in Florence.

Protesters opposed to a constitutional referendum in Italy clash with police in Florence.

Egypt’s economy: ‘People are tired’

Egypt raises energy prices by nearly 50% per cent, a day after floating the country’s currency.

Egypt raises energy prices by nearly 50% per cent, a day after floating the country’s currency.

How children fleeing Mosul heal their trauma

The BBC visits a school at a refugee camp where aid workers are helping kids to recover from psychological trauma.

The BBC visits a school at a refugee camp where aid workers are helping kids to recover from psychological trauma.

Hundreds homeless after shanty town fire in Lima, Peru

Some 500 families are homeless after a devastating fire in a shanty town in the Peruvian capital Lima, local media say.

Some 500 families are homeless after a devastating fire in a shanty town in the Peruvian capital Lima, local media say.