- Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo acquitted at ICC court in The Hague
Laurent Gbagbo was the first former head of state to go on trial at the International Criminal Court.
- Nairobi Dusit hotel under attack as blasts and gunfire heard
The complex in the Westland district of the Kenyan capital is under attack.
- Hello Dolly’s Carol Channing dies aged 97
The Broadway actress and singer died on Tuesday morning at her home in California of natural causes.
- German economic growth slowest for five years
Europe’s largest economy grew by 1.5% last year as global trade and car sales slowed.
- China’s Moon mission sees first seeds sprout
The seeds, inside a sealed container, are the first plants ever grown on the Moon’s surface.
- Gillette faces backlash and boycott over ‘#MeToo advert’
The video about toxic masculinity, bullying and men’s behaviour sparks outrage online.
- Robert Schellenberg case: China accuses Canada of ‘double standards’
PM Justin Trudeau had accused China of “arbitrary” justice in the case of a Canadian citizen.
- Syria war: Turkey ready to create ‘safe zone’ for Kurds – Erdogan
Turkey’s president responds positively to Donald Trump’s call for a “safe zone” in Kurdish-held Syria.
- Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen says women ‘treated like slaves’
Rahaf Mohammed says fleeing her family in Saudi Arabia was “worth the risk” so she could live freely.
- Zimbabwe fuel protests: MDC opposition office torched
Several people have been killed and hundreds arrested following violent protests.
- Sabarimala: Woman who defied India temple ban ‘attacked by mother-in-law’
Kanaka Durga, who made history by entering the Sabarimala shrine, was allegedly hit by her mother-in-law.
- West Side Story: High school student cast as Maria in Spielberg remake
Rachel Zegler, 17, will reprise Natalie Wood’s role as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s remake.
- US President Donald Trump serves fast food to White House guests
National college football champions, the Clemson Tigers, tucked in to a takeaway dinner during their visit to the White House.
- Jayme Closs kidnap: Dog walker recounts finding missing girl
Jeanne Nutter says she discovered the missing 13-year-old girl asking for help in rural Wisconsin.
- Brexit: Six things EU could do if Theresa May’s deal gets voted down
After five days of debate, MPs will decide whether the UK government should push on with Theresa May’s deal.
- Pawel Adamowicz: Vigils held to remember Gdansk mayor
Thousands are gathering in memory of Pawel Adamowicz, who was attacked at a charity event on Sunday.
- ‘Afghan Justin Trudeau': Singer on looking like Canada’s PM
Singer Abdul Salam Maftoon’s similarity to Canada’s PM has caught people’s attention on a TV talent show.
- ‘Food porn star’ Indian chef gives fine dining a twist
Gaggan Anand, the executive chef at Bangkok’s Michelin-starred restaurant Gaggan, has brought Indian cuisine to new heights.
- Zimbabwe fuel protests after prices more than double
Protesters took to the streets of the capital over the government’s sudden fuel price increase.
- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting fourth child
The reality star confirms on US TV that the couple are expecting their fourth child.
- South Korea replace fake gold medals for 1960 Asian Cup winners
South Korea’s Football Association gives gold medals to the children of four dead players who received fakes after their 1960 Asian Cup win.
- Russians fly orphan bear to new life
Russian volunteers have raised money to give an orphaned bear a new home.
- Taiwan man fined for sending cat in post
A man has been fined for violating animal protection laws, after he sent a cat in the post.
- Israeli mining company unearths rare mineral
A new mineral found in Israel has only previously been known to exist in outer space.
- ‘Why I’m leaving’ – the new Honduran caravan
Migrants share their reasons for leaving Honduras as more than 500 begin their trek towards the US.
- Gilets jaunes: Will Macron’s Grand Debate tackle French crisis?
France’s president launches a national consultation in response to the “gilets jaunes” protests.
- The former homeless man bringing web access to the Bronx
People without internet access have fewer life chances than those that do. How can we close the gap?
- Detroit auto show: Firms bet on petrol to fund electric future
Automakers are relying on the popularity of big, traditional vehicles to fund their electric ambitions.
- Kumbh Mela: Millions of Indians take holy dip
The Kumbh Mela festival, the largest gathering of people anywhere, is starting in northern India.
- Letter from Africa: Despair, anger and anxiety in Zimbabwe’s fuel queues
Brian Hungwe reflects on the impact of inflation on the the lives of Zimbabweans.
- The Scottish seaside town that shaped Mourinho
How the small Ayrshire town became a hotbed for Europe’s leading football minds, helping shape the careers of Jose Mourinho, Fabio Capello and Andre Villas-Boas.
- The Melbourne bakeries that tell a story of Jewish migration
Australia’s largest Jewish community built culinary links to places that many had fled for new lives.
- China’s weakening trade figures should concern us all
It isn’t just the US president that should be concerned about this week’s sluggish trade figures.
- How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU?
No deal would have a huge impact on Britons in other EU countries. What would it mean for them?
- eSwatini – Taiwan’s last friend in Africa
Why Taiwan, not China, is the economic partner of choice for the nation formerly known as Swaziland.