Turkey’s prime minister explains why Turkish ground troops have not been deployed to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.
An unmanned cargo rocket has exploded seconds after lifting off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia.
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by lava have begun evacuating as the flow reaches the first property in its path.
Thirty years ago, India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was murdered in her garden. One of her aides saw everything.
A young girl who escaped North Korea has spoken to the BBC about the violence and starvation she experienced when she lived there.
A hairdresser in Egypt says she is proving people in Egypt who think a woman who works as a hairdresser is not decent wrong.
Officials in charge of securing the EU’s borders are meeting in Brussels to consider how best to deal with the surge in migrants trying to reach Europe.
The BBC’s Jiyar Gol has witnessed a massive blast hit the Syrian city of Kobane – despite militants’ claims that the battle is “nearly over”.