Evacuations as Libya unrest worsens

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGen Haftar's forces prepare for Tripoli battleLibya's UN-backed government says 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting near the capital, Tripoli. US Secretary of…

Woman faces Dubai jail over horse insult

Image copyright Laleh Shahravesh Image caption Laleh Shahravesh faces prosecution over two Facebook comments she posted on pictures of her husband remarrying in 2016 A British woman is facing two years in jail in Dubai…

Trump replaces homeland security chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kirstjen Nielsen has served in her role since December 2017 The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Donald Trump's controversial border policies, has resigned.…

India planning fresh attack – Pakistan

Image copyright STR/AFP/Getty Image caption Pakistan shot down an Indian fighter jet in February amid high tensions following a car bomb attack in Indian-administered Kashmir Pakistan says it has "reliable intelligence" India is planning a…

Four things to expect this week

It's Monday, it's a new week, and while we won't pretend to know everything that's going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what's coming up. Here's your briefing on…

Nissan votes to oust Ghosn from its board

Image copyright Getty Images Nissan shareholders have voted to oust the company's former boss Carlos Ghosn from its board. The decision to sever ties with Mr Ghosn was made at a an extraordinary shareholders meeting…

Tear gas fired to break up Sudan protest

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters fled tear gas on Sunday and it was used again overnight Elements of Sudan's military have acted to protect protesters in Khartoum after security forces fired tear gas to…

Vegan protests un-Australian, PM says

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police forcibly removed some protesters from a busy intersection in Melbourne Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has criticised animal rights activists as "shameful and un-Australian" after dozens were arrested in…