VIDEO: Killer whales rescued from ice in Russia

A group of orcas – also known as killer whales – has been rescued from ice floes off the east coast of Russia.

A group of orcas – also known as killer whales – has been rescued from ice floes off the east coast of Russia.

VIDEO: Turned away from Bulgaria, then orphaned

A British man who is fighting to bring four orphaned refugee children to the UK has told the BBC their parents died after Bulgarian border guards turned the family away.

A British man who is fighting to bring four orphaned refugee children to the UK has told the BBC their parents died after Bulgarian border guards turned the family away.

VIDEO: Protest after Macedonia wire-tap scandal

Protesters clashed with riot police in the Macedonian capital after President Gjorge Ivanov pardoned 56 top political figures involved in a wire-tapping scandal.

Protesters clashed with riot police in the Macedonian capital after President Gjorge Ivanov pardoned 56 top political figures involved in a wire-tapping scandal.

VIDEO: Coffin maker’s campaign for safer roads

Every year hundreds of people die on the roads during Thailand’s Songkran festival.

Every year hundreds of people die on the roads during Thailand’s Songkran festival.

VIDEO: Woman, 72, survives nine days lost in forest

A woman lost in an Arizona forest for nine days managed to survive by drinking pond water and eating plants, authorities say.

A woman lost in an Arizona forest for nine days managed to survive by drinking pond water and eating plants, authorities say.

VIDEO: What attracts EU workers to the UK?

While the crisis of refugees fleeing Syria has dominated the headlines, more migrants heading for the UK are coming from southern Europe.

While the crisis of refugees fleeing Syria has dominated the headlines, more migrants heading for the UK are coming from southern Europe.

VIDEO: Panama criticises France over blacklisting

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela urges France to reconsider its ”mistaken and unnecessary decision” in putting Panama on a blacklist of uncooperative tax havens.

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela urges France to reconsider its ”mistaken and unnecessary decision” in putting Panama on a blacklist of uncooperative tax havens.

VIDEO: Bomb factory and gym inside IS town

The BBC’s Feras Kilani tours the remains of the town of Shaddadi – finding a bomb-making factory, evidence of a “slave market”, and a gym for IS fighters.

The BBC’s Feras Kilani tours the remains of the town of Shaddadi – finding a bomb-making factory, evidence of a “slave market”, and a gym for IS fighters.