Thai king fires officials for ‘extremely evil’ conduct

Image copyright Reuters Image caption King Vajiralongkorn has exercised his powers in a more direct way…

Joe Biden apologises for 1998 remark on lynching

Image copyright Getty Images After decrying President Donald Trump for labelling impeachment a “lynching”, his rival…

Marieke Vervoort: ‘Why it’s important to not just see the medals’

Image copyright Getty Images British Paralympian Ollie Hynd says he can relate to what Marieke Vervoort…

Iran parades jailed Instagram star on TV

Image copyright IRTV2 Image caption The star’s arrest and subsequent TV ‘confession’ has been denounced on…

Ethiopia protesters burn Nobel winner Abiy Ahmed’s book

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Youths gathered outside Jawar Mohammed’s compound in the capital, Addis Ababa…

Violence and detentions in Chile amidst austerity protests

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has announced reforms aimed at ending days of protests which saw over…

Turkey Syria offensive: Russia deploys troops to border

Image copyright AFP Image caption Russia has steadily built up its military presence in Syria Russian…

Spanish women footballers vote to strike over pay

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Spanish goalkeeper Ainhoa Tirapu (L) said it was time for…

Floods in Southern Europe: Dead and missing in Spain and Italy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Italian village of Castelletto d’Orba was hit…

Colorado mum charged with ‘terminally ill’ daughter’s death

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Turner was arrested at a hotel near Denver on Friday…