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Iran indicts 10 people over downed Ukrainian plane

Iranian authorities have indicted ten officials over the 2020 downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176 people, Tehran's military prosecutor Gholamabbas Torki announced on Tuesday, as he handed over the post to...

China releases a white paper on poverty alleviation

China on Tuesday released a white paper on poverty alleviation, expounding how the world's most populous country has eliminated extreme poverty at home and carried out cooperation with the rest of the world to...

Red Cross says CAR ‘really falling short’ of objective to vaccinate half of population

The Central African Republic risks failing to meet its objective to have 51 percent of adults vaccinated against COVID-19 unless it secures more shots, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) head of...

George Floyd: Minneapolis police chief says Chauvin violated policy

The police chief of Minneapolis has testified that ex-officer Derek Chauvin violated the agency's policy on force during the arrest of George Floyd. Chief Medaria Arradondo said the way Mr Chauvin restrained Mr Floyd was...

Israel’s PM made ‘illegitimate use’ of power

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu made "illegitimate use" of his power and saw favours as "currency", a prosecutor has alleged at his corruption trial. Liat Ben Ari told a court in Jerusalem that he sought...

Dozens dead as floods hit Indonesia and East Timor

At least 71 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor on Sunday. Torrential rain sparked widespread destruction in the South East Asian neighbours, with water from overflowing dams submerging...

Twice-weekly Covid tests offered to all in England

Everyone in England is to be given access to two rapid coronavirus tests a week from Friday, under an extension of the government's testing programme. The lateral flow kits, which can provide results in around...

Jordan’s Prince Hamzah bin Hussein ‘under house arrest’

The former crown prince of Jordan says he has been placed under house arrest as part of a crackdown on critics. In a video passed to the BBC by his lawyer, Prince Hamzah bin Hussein,...

EU welcomes US move to scrap Trump-era ICC sanctions

The United States has reaffirmed its commitment to the international rules-based system by lifting Trump-era sanctions on officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC), top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Saturday. On Friday, the Joe...

South Africa repatriating citizens from Mozambique after Palma attack

South Africans wishing to leave Mozambique following a deadly jihadist attack on the northern town of Palma will be aided by the government, the defense ministry said. On March 24, militants launched a days-long attack...
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