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US military parade postponed 'to 2019' By BBC | Last Updated: 17th August, 2018, 10:07

The parade was originally conceived to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1 and to honour veterans


US military parade ordered by Trump postponed 'to 2019'

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's last rites to be held today Vajpayee's last rites to be held today

A seven-day national mourning had been announced by the central government as a mark of respect to the former prime minister


India's Kerala flood toll jumps to 106, nearly 150,000 homeless: officials India flood toll jumps to 106

The government says 10,000 kilometres (6,000 miles) of Kerala roads have been destroyed or damaged and hundreds of homes lost


Senior official sacked as China's vaccine scandal mounts Senior official sacked as China's vaccine scandal mounts

The decision to sack him was made at a meeting of the ruling Communist Party's elite seven-member standing committee, led by President Xi Jinping


Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

The three-time Prime Minister of India passes away at the age of 93


Kim Jong-nam murder: 'Enough evidence' for women to go on trial Kim Jong-nam murder case to go to trial

Kim Jong-nam died at Kuala Lumpur's airport last year after the toxic VX nerve agent was rubbed on his face


Dr Bumbum, Brazil plastic surgeon, charged with murder

Brazil's 'Dr Bumbum' charged with murder

Dr Denis Furtado performed an operation on patient Lilian Calixto in his own flat, helped by his mother, girlfriend and maid


Trump's 'dirty war' on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets US media attack Trump's 'dirty war'

Mr Trump has derided media reports as "fake news" and attacked journalists as "enemies of the people"


Libyan court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings Libyan court sentences 45 to death

Libya has struggled to restore peace since the uprising seven years ago


India’s Kerala floods: Death toll climbs to 87 Kerala floods: Death toll climbs to 87

All 14 districts of the state are under red alert as heavy rain continued in many parts of the state


Former Indian PM Vajpayee in critical condition in hospital Vajpayee in critical condition in hospital

Ninety-three-year-old Vajpayee has been hospitalized for more than two months after being admitted for treatment of a kidney infection


New South Wales battles dozens of winter bushfires Australia battles winter bushfires

Winter bushfires are uncommon but have flared up this year due to dry conditions, authorities say


Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access

Trump ends ex-CIA head's security access

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announces the decision by reading a statement from Mr Trump


Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39 Italy bridge collapse: Death toll climbs to 39

The collapse occurred about midday Tuesday, the eve of Italy's biggest summer holiday, when traffic was particularly busy on the 51-year-old span


Colombia says 19 citizens killed in Ecuador tourist bus crash 19 citizens killed in Ecuador tourist bus crash

The crash just outside Quito also left 22 people injured


Heavy monsoon rains kill 67 in India's Kerala state Heavy monsoon rains kill 67 in Kerala

The international airport at Kochi, a major port city, suspended flight operations until Saturday after rains flooded the runway


Death toll in Kabul suicide blast rises to 48 Death toll in Kabul suicide blast rises to 48

At least 35 people were have been wounded in the attack on Wednesday


State of emergency follows Genoa disaster State of emergency follows Genoa disaster

The cause is not yet known but there has been heavy criticism of the private company responsible for operating the bridge


Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA chief Brennan Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA chief Brennan

The White House deny the frequent critic of the president any access to sensitive information


At least 37 killed as suicide attacker targets school in Kabul At least 37 killed in suicide attack in Kabul school

"In the explosion 37 people were killed, more than 40 injured," he said, adding that the "absolute majority" of them had been students


Boat sinks on Nile in Sudan, killing 22 Boat sinks on Nile in Sudan, killing 22

The boat was carrying more than 40 students on their way to school in the northern River Nile state


Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse

The collapse of the Morandi Bridge sent dozens of cars and three trucks plunging as much as 45 meters (150 feet) on Tuesday


New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes

Previously the housing market was open to investors worldwide, but the government passed legislation that allows only New Zealand residents


Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect Westminster crash terror suspect named

The 29-year-old British citizen Salih Khater, originally from Sudan, is being questioned in south London


Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse; 3 missing Italy bridge collapse: Death toll rises to 35

Rescuers searched through tons of concrete slabs and steel for survivors or bodies from the collapse


Fraser Anning: Australia MPs condemn 'final solution' speech Australia outcry at 'final solution' speech

Fraser Anning, from the conservative Katter's Australian Party, called for migration bans on Muslims and others in his maiden Senate speech


Pakistan parliament set to elect speaker in test for Khan Pakistan parliament set to elect speaker

Imran Khan's party nominates Asad Qaiser to be the speaker of the National Assembly


India set for record economic growth, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech Independence Day: India set for record economic growth, says Modi

India’s economy grew 7.7 percent year-on-year in January-March, its quickest pace in nearly two years driven by higher growth in manufacturing


Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech

The 84-year-old emperor Akihito is scheduled to abdicate in April


Taliban attacks kill 4 police in southern province Taliban attacks kill 4 police in southern province

The Taliban attacked security posts in the Zabul capital of Qalat early Wednesday, killing the four and wounding three other officers


Italy bridge: Rescuers search for survivors in Genoa Italy bridge rescuers look for survivors

Police say at least 26 people were killed and 15 badly hurt, when dozens of vehicles fell 45m (148ft)


Illinois sues Trump Tower over Chicago River water use Illinois sues Trump Tower over water use

Lisa Madigan's suit claims the property draws and releases millions of gallons of water from the Chicago River without necessary permits


Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22 Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people

On average, 13 people die each day on Ecuador's roads, according to the highway safety organization Road Justice


Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

The report says testimony from dozens of witnesses and half a million pages of internal church documents contain credible allegations


Trump campaign takes legal action against ex-aide Omarosa Trump takes legal action against ex-aide Omarosa

Donald J Trump for President, Inc has filed for arbitration against Omarosa Manigault Newman, claiming she violated a 2016 non-disclosure agreement


Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official says Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official says

Months of tensions between Somalis and Oromos in Ethiopia displaced more than a million people


Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

Nepal has a booming private helicopter industry, flying tourists and goods to remote corners of the Himalayan nation


Libyan MP hurt as shots fired in row outside parliament Libyan MP hurt as shots fired in row outside parliament

Witness did not detail the cause of the row outside parliament, which is located in the eastern city of Tobruk


Italy's Genoa motorway bridge collapses 'killing about 30' About 30 dead in Italy road bridge collapse

Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said it was likely to be "an immense tragedy", while police sources said at least 10 people had died


Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

Several eyewitnesses say the driver's actions were deliberate

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