A US appeals court has ended a “special master” review of documents seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. Image caption, Donald Trump requested that a “special...

Jiang Zemin China’s former leader Jiang Zemin, who came to power after the Tiananmen Square protests, has died at 96. State media said he had died just after 12:00 local time in Shanghai,...

The World Health Organization, WHO has renamed the monkeypox virus as mpox. In...

Chinese police beat a BBC journalist in Shanghai and briefly arrested him while he was covering anti-government lockdown protests gripping the nation. Ed Lawrence was detained at the main protest...

Image caption,President Teodoro Obiang Nguema seized power in 1979 The world’s longest serving president has won re-election in Equatorial Guinea to continue presiding over his authoritarian...

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Shanghai, where the BBC saw people being bundled into police cars. Students have also demonstrated at universities in Beijing and Nanjing. The...

Rapper Kanye West has said he intends to run for US president in 2024, despite facing several scandals over his recent behaviour. The star, who has legally changed his name to Ye, posted a video...

A five-year-old Australian boy survived being grabbed by a large python and dragged into a swimming pool before being rescued by his grandfather. Beau Blake was preparing for a swim at his grandfather’s...

Police in India have blamed rats for destroying nearly 200kg of cannabis seized from criminals and kept in police stations. A court heard how the rodents had in some cases eaten the marijuana being...

An earthquake on the main Indonesian island of Java has killed scores of people and injured hundreds, say officials. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java, at a shallow depth of...