Trump-Russia inquiry: President ‘did not conspire with Russia’

Media captionMueller report a “complete exoneration”, says US President Trump President Trump’s campaign did not conspire with Russia during the 2016 election, according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. A summary of Mr Mueller’s report released on Sunday did not draw a conclusion as to whether Mr Trump illegally obstructed justice – not exonerating the […]

Thailand election: Pro-military political party takes lead

Thailand election: Pro-military political party takes lead

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 50 million people were eligible to vote in Sunday’s poll A pro-military political party in Thailand has taken an unexpected lead in the country’s first election since the army took power five years ago. With more than 90% of ballots counted, the Palang Pracha Rath Party has […]

Huge fossil discovery made in China’s Hubei province

Huge fossil discovery made in China’s Hubei province

Image copyright Ao Sun Image caption Scientists say the fossils have been “exquisitely” preserved Scientists say they have discovered a “stunning” trove of thousands of fossils on a river bank in China. The fossils are estimated to be about 518 million years old, and are particularly unusual because the soft body tissue of many creatures, […]

Norway cruise ship arrives at port after passenger airlifts

Norway cruise ship arrives at port after passenger airlifts

Media captionFootage from on board showed furniture crashing and sliding as the vessel tilted A cruise ship that got into trouble off the Norwegian coast has arrived safely at the port of Molde after the dramatic rescue of hundreds of people. The Viking Sky lost power on Saturday and sent out a distress signal after […]

Kenyan science teacher Peter Tabichi wins global prize

Kenyan science teacher Peter Tabichi wins global prize

Image copyright Varkey Foundation Image caption Brother Peter Tabichi has been praised as an “exceptional teacher” who gives away most of his salary A science teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away most of his salary to support poorer pupils, has won a $1m prize (£760,000) for the world’s best teacher. Peter Tabichi, a member […]

Cyclone Idai: Scores more deaths reported in Mozambique

Cyclone Idai: Scores more deaths reported in Mozambique

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cyclone Idai was an “unprecedented natural disaster”, a Mozambican minister said The official death toll from Cyclone Idai, which tore through southern Africa more than a week ago, rose sharply on Saturday as authorities reported scores more deaths. The number of people declared dead in Mozambique rose from 242 to […]

More than 100 Mali villagers killed by gunmen

More than 100 Mali villagers killed by gunmen

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fulani are semi-nomadic herders More than 100 people have been killed in an attack on a village in central Mali by armed men wearing traditional Dogon hunters’ clothing, reports say. Gunmen surrounded the village before attacking people in their homes in Ogossagou in the country’s Mopti region, a local […]

Somalia’s al-Shabab militants attack ministry

Somalia’s al-Shabab militants attack ministry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Al-Shabab have intensified their attacks in the capital recently Al-Shabab militants in Somalia have attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 11 people. Deputy labour minister Saqar Ibrahim Abdala and several policemen were amongst those killed, officials said. The militants first staged a suicide car bomb […]

Trump vows to ‘crush’ remaining Islamic State group militants

Trump vows to ‘crush’ remaining Islamic State group militants

Media captionKurdish TV showed the SDF raising a yellow flag on top of buildings seized from IS in Baghuz US President Donald Trump has promised to “totally crush” remaining Islamic State group militants after its five-year “caliphate” came to an end. Mr Trump’s remarks came after Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raised victory flags in […]

Cyclone Idai: More bodies under floodwater – UN

Cyclone Idai: More bodies under floodwater – UN

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cyclone Idai is an “unprecedented natural disaster” that no-one could have predicted, a Mozambican minister has said The UN has said the final casualty figure after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa more than a week ago will only be known once the flood waters have receded. At least 417 […]

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