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Six charts on the immigrants who call the US home Who are the immigrants who call the US home?

In recent weeks, the journey of migrants from Central America towards the US, where they plan to claim asylum, has been highlighted


78-year-old man may be most prolific serial killer in US history 78-year-old man may be most prolific serial killer in US history

Little, a 6ft 3in (1.9m) former boxer also known as Samuel McDowell, was arrested at a homeless shelter in Kentucky in 2012


Overseas students turn away from US Overseas students turn away from US

The International Institute of Education, which gathers the annual data, asked potential recruits about reasons for not studying in the US


'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans 'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans

Hundreds of large mammal species disappeared after the last Ice Age, due to climate change, loss of vegetation and human hunting


Why Ukraine-Russia sea clash is fraught with risk Why Ukraine-Russia sea clash is fraught with risk

Under the terms of a 2003 agreement, the Azov sea, and its access point through the Kerch Strait is supposed to be shared by Ukraine and Russia


Dodging traffic, and death, on Manila's railway carts Dodging traffic, and death, on Manila's railway carts

Passengers save time and money-- paying just 10 pesos (20 US cents) a trip -- but must face the constant risk of being crushed by a passing locomotive


Olivia Hooker: Tulsa race riot survivor dies aged 103 Tulsa race riot survivor dies aged 103

The 1921 Tulsa race riot, as it would become known, would also leave as many as 300 black people dead


John Allen Chau: What we could learn from remote tribes What we could learn from remote tribes

Officials in India said Chau was a missionary keen to convert the protected Sentinelese people on the Andaman and Nicobar islands


Anti-gun student Sandra Parks killed in US by stray bullet US schoolgirl killed by stray bullet

The girl's mother, Bernice Parks, told that she woke to the sound of gunshots shortly before 20:00, and found her daughter bleeding on the floor


Why is the UAE's legal system being criticised? Why is the UAE's legal system being criticised?

The treatment of a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates has been widely criticised by British politicians


John Allen Chau: Family forgive tribe who killed American Family forgive tribe who killed American

Seven people who helped him reach North Sentinel island have been arrested


Can 'voluntary colonialism' stop migration from Africa to Europe? Can 'colonial cities' in Africa end migration to Europe?

The European Union, or a body like the World Bank, should build and run cities in Africa in order to boost job creation


'Bali Nine' drug smuggler released from jail 'Bali Nine' drug smuggler released from jail

She left Bali's Bangli prison on Wednesday afternoon to a media throng. She was expected to be taken directly from to board a plane home


Starvation leaves Yemeni boy Ghazi too weak to cry Starvation leaves Yemeni boy Ghazi too weak to cry

Yemenis struggling to survive such conditions are also confronted with a collapsed economy, leaving civil servants and teachers without pay for months


What to look for in Brexit declaration What to look for in Brexit declaration

The EU's original plan was to publish the outline in October and then spend a month filling in the details with the UK


California wildfires: Why are so many listed as missing? Why are so many missing in California fires?

The confirmed death toll of 77 is already a state record


The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place

She is one of just 477 female police and military working for Mali's 15,000-strong peacekeeping mission


Brexit: EU determined to keep calm and carry on with deal EU and Brexit - keep calm and carry on

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, told EU ambassadors that the European Union should not start a last minute bargaining process


Why is Canada running out of marijuana? Why is Canada running out of marijuana?

In the early days of legalisation, James Burns was confident his company had enough product on the shelves of its five new cannabis retail stores


Conservation land in British Columbia gets $11m investment Canada conservation land gets $11m boost

The funding will help expand a tract of land in southeastern British Columbia (BC) already set aside for protection


Texas schools will teach about Hillary Clinton Texas schools will teach about Hillary Clinton

The Texas Board of Education, whose standards affect more than five million students and inform textbook publishers' decisions, voted 12-2 to reverse


California 2018 wildfires: Should you escape on foot or in a car? What's the best way to escape from a wildfire?

Fleeing in a vehicle is ideal as most wildfires cannot be outrun


California wildfires: 'I saw cars become metal and bones' 'Three minutes separated me from death'

About 250,000 people have been forced to flee to avoid three major wildfires in California


Six extraordinary Indian stories from World War One World War One: Six extraordinary Indian stories

Of all the Indian troops who fought between 1914 and 1918 - there were four times as many as those from Australian, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa


‘Modern-day Shah Jahan’ dies
‘Modern-day Shah Jahan’ dies

The love story that inspired it is no less tragic than the one behind the original mausoleum


Millennial congresswoman 'can't afford rent' Millennial congresswoman 'can't afford rent'

After telling the New York Times she's waiting for her first pay cheque before renting an apartment in Washington DC


Finland: Where second-hand comes first Finland: Where second-hand comes first

Across the road looms a Swedish furniture giant, but Kati is scouring a huge municipal re-use centre instead


First Muslim women elected to US Congress First Muslim women elected to US Congress

Both women — Ilhan Omar, 37, and Rashida Tlaib, 42 — are Democrats from the Midwest and outspoken advocates of minority communities


Why Australia is worried about upsetting Indonesia Why Australia is worried about upsetting Indonesia

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's recent announcement that he is considering recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital took many by surprise


US midterm elections 2018: Why Tuesday's congressional elections matter Why Tuesday's US congressional elections matter

The midterms is the name given to the combination of elections for the US Congress, governorships that take place every two years


The Indian princess who became a South Korean queen The Indian princess who became a South Korean queen

This belief comes from several historical Korean stories which tells the story of an Indian princess - Suriratna - who married a South Korean king


Amnesty activists rename London street for Khashoggi London street renamed for Khashoggi

They staged the Friday lunchtime stunt to coincide with the time that he was last seen alive entering the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul on October 2


UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

In Bangkok, more than a third of children were not receiving an adequate diet as of 2017, the report says


US mid-terms: What are the claims of voter suppression? Are people being barred from voting in US?

There have been allegations of voter suppression in previous elections but the claims now are more severe, experts say


650 widows beat poverty in Lalmonirhat 650 widows beat poverty in Lalmonirhat

With the help of the Department of Livestock Services, they also participated in several training programs including the one on cow rearing


Is the Amazon facing new dangers?

Is the Amazon facing new dangers?

Brazilians are waiting to see how the new administration might affect the Amazon rainforest



Stacey Abrams: The Deep South woman vying to make history The Deep South woman vying to make history

Born into poverty in rural Mississippi, Ms Abrams arrived in Georgia during high school with her parents


How could a brand new plane crash? How could a brand new plane crash?

A lot of attention has focused on the fact the plane, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was brand new. This is the first major incident involving that kind of plane


China's secret in the desert China's secret in the desert

The first reports that China was operating a system of internment camps for Muslims in Xinjiang began to emerge last year

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