Thousands of illegal weapons seized by Spanish police

Assault rifles, grenades and machine guns are among the haul of weapons were seized by anti-terrorism police. Officers said a smuggling group planned to recommission deactivated arms and traffick them into Spain, France and Belgium. Thousands of illegal weapons seized by Spanish police

Prof Robert Kelly and the interrupted interview – take two

Prof Robert E Kelly has returned to BBC News to talk about his unexpected viral fame last week, when his children crashed his live TV interview to the amusement of millions of people who later watched the clip. Prof Kelly, an expert on South Korea, was joined in the follow-up video with his wife, Jung-a […]

Inside emergency feeding centre for children in Nigeria

Aid agencies are warning that time is running out to save more than 20 million people who are facing famine across Africa and the Middle East. The UN says the crisis in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia threatens to be the worst in 60 years. In northern Nigeria, the risk of famine is made […]

IS conflict: Raqqa residents flee looming battle

On the sixth anniversary of the start of the uprising in Syria, much attention is focused on the city of Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the “caliphate” proclaimed by so-called Islamic State. Thousands of civilians are fleeing the surrounding area ahead of an assault by US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters that is widely expected to […]

Somalia drought: How 15 minutes of treatment saves lives

Time is running out to help 20 million people facing famine across Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia. Correspondent Andrew Harding reports from Baidoa in Somalia’s south-west. Somalia drought: How 15 minutes of treatment saves lives

Tamer Suhalia Najaf: ‘Three of my daughters were killed’

Any so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters left in Mosul will die in the Iraqi city, a US envoy co-ordinating the offensive has said. Brett McGurk, the senior US official in the counter-IS coalition, issued the warning after Iraqi forces cut off the last road out of the city, trapping IS fighters inside. Tamer Suhalia Najaf […]

Paul Auster on his ‘single most important’ moment

US novelist Paul Auster’s new book, 4321, is a “what if” story about the unfolding of an American life in the mid-to-late 20th Century. Although Auster started work on his 900-page epic when the idea of a President Donald Trump was on nobody’s radar, some critics are calling it prophetic. Paul Auster spoke to BBC […]

Kim Kardashian West relives Paris armed robbery

Kim Kardashian West has described being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year. More details about the incident were revealed in this preview clip for the new series of E!’s reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Kim Kardashian West relives Paris armed robbery

Hindus celebrate festival of colour

13 March 2017 Last updated at 03:37 GMT Hindus around the world celebrate the festival of Holi in a bright and colourful way. Hindus celebrate festival of colour

Tamer Suhalia Najaf: ‘Three of my daughters were killed’

Any so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters left in Mosul will die in the Iraqi city, a US envoy co-ordinating the offensive has said. Brett McGurk, the senior US official in the counter-IS coalition, issued the warning after Iraqi forces cut off the last road out of the city, trapping IS fighters inside. Tamer Suhalia Najaf […]

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