- France fuel protests: Police in Paris fire tear gas
Clashes break out on the Champs-Elysées during continued protests about rising fuel prices.
- US migrant held after leaving church where he sought sanctuary
Samuel Oliver-Bruno reportedly left the church to meet immigration authorities when he was held.
- Mauthausen Nazi death camp: Germany charges ‘former guard’
The 95-year-old is accused of involvement in the deaths of thousands at an Austrian WW2 camp.
- Climate change: Report warns of growing impact on US life
Climate change could cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars and damage health, a major report warns.
- Amazon rainforest deforestation ‘worst in 10 years’, says Brazil
The rate of deforestation has risen 13.7% in a year, amid concern about the new president’s policies.
- Raed Fares: Syria radio host shot dead in Idlib
Raed Fares spent years speaking out against Syria’s government and militants. Now he has been silenced.
- Brexit: Donald Tusk tells European Union to approve deal
It comes after Spain withdraws its threat to boycott a summit to agree the UK’s exit from the EU.
- Taiwan’s President Tsai quits as ruling party boss after poll setback
Tsai Ing-wen’s pro-independence DPP had suffered a series of defeats in key local elections.
- Nigeria admits soldiers were killed in Metele ‘terror attack’
After days of silence, Nigeria says soldiers were killed in an attack on a base in the north-east.
- Trump asks US court for review of transgender military ban
The Supreme Court is being asked to “immediately” review legal challenges to the policy this term.
- Brazil replaces leaving Cuban doctors – health ministry
Most vacancies left by departing Cuban doctors have now been filled, Brazil’s health ministry says.
- An otter on the loose is eating koi from a formal garden
Vancouver’s Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden hopes to capture and relocate the errant otter.
- Louisiana lottery: Couple find winning ticket while cleaning
Tina Ehrenberg found the winning ticket while she was cleaning her home for Thanksgiving.
- France fuel protests: Tear gas and water cannon fired by police
Police in Paris use tear gas and water cannon to disperse people protesting rising fuel prices.
- Nigerian seven-year-old photographer on mastering the camera
Nigerian seven-year-old Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun is making her name as a photographer.
- Thai labourers in Israel tell of harrowing conditions
A year-long BBC investigation has discovered widespread abuse of Thai nationals living and working in Israel.
- How I survived 49 days of being lost at sea
Indonesian teen tells his story of survival after being lost at sea for 49 days
- Helen Rae: A woman who speaks through her art
This California artist’s work has been displayed all over the world. But she is unlike most other artists in two respects.
- The village that’s eradicated FGM
Starting with one family 30 years ago, a whole village in Sudan has stopped cutting its women and girls.
- ‘Sci-fi’ plane with no moving parts flies successfully
MIT scientists create the first plane to fly without moving parts.
- Tajik army faces criticism over draft campaign
The Tajik army tried to conscript a 62-year-old as part of an autumn draft campaign.
- Siberian mayor’s drive to sell off council cars
New mayor of Russia’s Yakutsk sets off to sell municipal cars to fund social cause.
- China hospital sets up hotel for ICU patient relatives
Family members of critical care patients can stay for free outside visiting hours.
- Migrant caravan: Humanitarian crisis develops in Tijuana
The mayor of the Mexican border city of Tijuana declares a humanitarian crisis as migrants gather.
- Historic Brexit summit: 10 key questions
What is at stake at the EU summit on Brexit this Sunday? The BBC’s Rob Watson looks at the issues.
- Swiss vote on going it alone in sovereignty referendum
A right-wing proposal calls for Swiss law to override international law and treaties.
- Meet the 90-year-old dreaming of becoming a Tokyo 2020 Olympics guide
A Japanese grandmother is learning English to help visitors during the 2020 Olympics.
- John Allen Chau: What we could learn from remote tribes
The idea that all tribes are “nasty and brutish” is wrong, anthropologists say. Here’s why.
- Punjab’s drug menace: ‘I wanted my son to die’
Drug-related deaths are surging in India’s prosperous Punjab state. What’s behind it?