- Roger Stone: Trump ally arrested on seven Mueller probe charges
Political strategist Roger Stone will appear in court in Florida to face the Mueller probe charges.
- US shutdown: Flights halted into New York airport
Flights are halted into LaGuardia Airport as a government shutdown causes staffing shortages.
- Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger
Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
- Macedonia and Greece: Vote settles 27-year name row
Greek parliament narrowly backs an unpopular deal to rename its neighbour North Macedonia.
- Children’s climate rallies gain momentum in Europe
Thousands skip school in Berlin and some other European cities to urge action on global warming.
- Venezuela crisis: Guaidó hints at ‘amnesty’ for Maduro
Self-declared leader Juan Guaidó also appeals to the powerful army, after receiving foreign backing.
- Turkey court frees hunger-strike Kurdish MP Leyla Guven
Leyla Guven was seriously ill after protesting about the jail conditions of Kurdish leader Ocalan.
- Minnesota mosque attack: ‘White Rabbits’ militiamen plead guilty
Two men from the US militia group admit to bombing a mosque in the state of Minnesota in 2017.
- Guzmán trial: Drug lord tortured and murdered rivals, says witness
The Mexican drug lord brutally beat and shot three men, a witness tells a US court.
- Canadian honour killing suspects extradited to India
Eighteen years after Jaswinder Sidhu’s death, her mother and uncle will stand trial for her murder.
- Afrikaans scrapped at South Africa’s University of Pretoria
Lessons at the University of Pretoria will now mostly be in English, in the hopes of “transforming the culture”.
- Australian woman bitten by snake in toilet
She “jumped off her seat” after receiving the non-venomous strike in the dark, a snake handler says.
- Venezuela crisis: Is Maduro or Guaidó in charge?
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself interim president, and the US is backing him.
- Indonesia flash flood sweeps away entire longhouse
Thousands of people are being evacuated as flash floods uproot homes after heavy rains in Sulawesi.
- India sends ‘lightest satellite’ to space
Kalamsat-V2 weighs just 1.26kg (2.6lb) and was made by students belonging to a space education firm.
- Restaurant gets death threats over anti-Brexit receipts
A London restaurant owner says he won’t remove the message on receipts, which celebrates immigration.
- Inside Ghana’s illegal arms trade
Unlicensed blacksmiths in Ghana are estimated to produce up to 200,000 guns every year.
- ‘Magic baton’ helps blind musicians feel conductor
Can a new invention help a blind musical virtuoso see the conductor’s baton and play in time with an orchestra?
- Wisconsin police officer narrowly avoids sliding car
Dashcam footage shows a car spinning out of control on an icy road and nearly hitting an officer.
- Colin Powell thanks US veteran for help which ‘touched his soul’
The former secretary of state thanks an Afghanistan veteran who stopped to help him change a wheel.
- In pictures: How Australians are enduring record heat
Prolonged extreme temperatures have pushed people and animals to the limit, as these images show.
- Don’t lick ice cream, advises Turkish etiquette course
An etiquette course in an Istanbul municipality advises women not to lick ice cream.
- Italian runner braves Siberia big chill
An Italian policeman runs a race in Siberia braving temperatures of -52 Celsius.
- South Korean farmers see boost in banana crop
Climate change could make South Korea a banana producer.
- Roger Stone: Trump ally, political strategist and Nixon fan
The 66-year-old supposedly spurns socks, and has a tattoo of Richard Nixon on his back.
- Huawei confident in uncomfortable times
The Chinese telecoms company is facing a PR crisis, but its executives say it’s business as usual.
- Zimbabwe crackdown: ‘We are angry, we are desperate’
Brutal beatings and rising inflation are proving a noxious mix in Zimbabwe.
- African migration: Is the CFA franc forcing people to leave?
A spat between Italy and France has reignited a debate over French involvement in its former African colonies.
- What Zuckerberg’s goat tells us about tech billionaires
From slaughtering goats to prepping for the apocalypse, their habits aren’t exactly normal.
- Venezuela crisis: What now for Maduro and his allies?
As international support for Venezuela’s opposition leader grows, tensions run high in Latin America.