Philando Castile: Girl, 4, calms mother in police car

Philando Castile was shot and killed by the police in July 2016 in the US state of Minnesota. New footage shows Diamond Reynolds and her four-year-old daughter, who witnessed the shooting, being held in a police vehicle immediately afterwards. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter last week. Philando Castile: Girl, 4, […]

Syria crisis: Inside Islamic State’s ‘capital’ Raqqa

The BBC’s Gabriel Gatehouse is the first UK journalist to report from the Syrian city of Raqqa. It is the capital of so-called Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’, but Syrian fighters are closing in. Gabriel Gatehouse reports a few hundred metres from the old city, where IS is surrounded. Watch the full, exclusive report here Producer: Peter […]

Police dashcam footage of Philando Castile shooting

Philando Castile, 32, was killed during a traffic stop in Minnesota last June. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter on Friday. He told a court he was afraid for his life during the incident but prosecutors argued Mr Castile had been courteous and non-threatening. Police dashcam footage of Philando Castile shooting

‘Otto Warmbier wouldn’t have broken law’ in North Korea

A woman who was with Otto Warmbier when he was taken by security in North Korea says she doesn’t think the American had done anything that wasn’t allowed. Ria Westergaard Pedersen, a Danish journalist, was on the same tour as Mr Warmbier from December 2015 to January 2016. He has died after being returned to […]

The Somalis dying to get married

Many young Somalis risk everything trying to seek a better life in the Middle East or Europe – often because this is the only way they can afford to get married. Mohamud Ali and video journalist Christian Parkinson report from Hargeisa, capital of Somalia’s self-declared republic of Somaliland, on what it means for those left […]

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