Palestinians decry increase in arrests for ‘incitement to violence’ on social...

Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old who became a symbol of Palestinian oppression after she was detained for...

BBC Biggest Weekend adds Florence + The Machine, Demi Lovato, Bastille,...

This lineup is bordering on ridiculous: the BBC's Biggest Weekend has added even more acts to...

Tinder down: Millennials face ‘loneliest night in years’ after Facebook update...

Facebook is locking people out of their Tinder accounts, and some users are seriously panicking. A number...

Island-hopping study shows most likely route first people took to Australia

The first Australians were among the world’s earliest great ocean explorers, undertaking a remarkable 2,000km maritime...

United Nations to hold special meeting on poisoning of former Russian...

The United Nations is set to hold a special meeting on the poisoning of former Russian...

Boracay: Philippines closes popular tourist island for ‘rehabilitation’

One of Asia’s top holiday islands faces closure by presidential decree. Rodrigo Duterte, president of the...

Beatings, electric shock treatment and forced starvation for LGBT+ community in...

Severe beatings, electric shock treatment and forced starvation continue to be perpetrated against the LGBT+ community in...

South Africa is the most unequal country in the world and...

South Africa is the most unequal country in the world and its poverty is the “enduring...

World’s largest miner BHP Billiton quits global coal lobby group

Global miner BHP Billiton said on Thursday it had made a final decision to leave the...

Egyptian news editor arrested for reposting New York Times article criticising...

Egyptian police raided the office of a news website and arrested its editor-in-chief, according to three of...