Twitter says “unusual” activity from China and Saudi Arabia followed a users’ country code bug.
Protesters angry at new labour laws turn their ire on the public broadcaster after MPs were ejected.
Toddler Abdullah’s relatives say his mother wants to see him before they take him off life-support.
David Berry Jr, jailed for illegally killing deer, must watch the Disney film Bambi once a month.
Newly empowered Democrats refuse White House demands for $5bn to help construct the barrier.
The 552-carat yellow gemstone was found in a Canadian mine and is more than two inches long.
The mosque is where Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a “caliphate” in 2014.
The group comes under pressure after saying thousands were killed in farmer-herder clashes.
The US military says six air strikes targeted militants in Somalia linked to al-Qaeda.
Two Hungarian lawmakers have been thrown out of the state TV headquarters after they tried to broadcast a petition against new labour laws.
The conviction of former Congress party MP Sajjan Kumar is the most significant over the 1984 Indian riots.
Eritrean star Zersenay Tadese competed in his first Great Ethiopian Run following July’s peace deal.
When bees nest on a cliff face hundreds of metres above the ground, there’s only one way to gather their sweet produce.
Journalist Sola Odunfa reflects on a controversial proposal to ban young Nigerians from completing their education abroad.
Critics say the recent pursuit of a hardline Hindutva agenda by India’s ruling party has backfired.
Thousands of demonstrators in Brussels march against a UN migration pact, signed in Marrakech last week.
The tomb, filled with hieroglyphs and statues, has been untouched for 4,440 years.
A Russian zoo is renting out reindeer, foxes and huskies for Christmas and New Year events.
Bus drivers in New Zealand’s capital Wellington are contesting a ban from wearing shorts.
The Polish authorities are trying to stop visitors risking their lives on a frozen mountain lake.
A woman at the forefront of the “yellow-vest” movement wants a “truce” but others are unimpressed.
Jamal Khashoggi and others “in pursuit of greater truths” are named 2018’s Person of the Year.
Three associations in a small town receive anonymous donations of gold bars on Saint Nicholas Day.
On Monday two Russian bombers landed in Venezuela for military exercises, angering US officials.
To stop last-minute decisions to put a puppy under the tree, German shelters are simply saying no.
The two migrant workers face five years in prison and a $100,000 Singapore dollar fine if convicted.
The prime minister’s BJP party appears likely to lose in at least two of three key states.
A government probe reveals that salaries are being drawn on behalf of dead or fictitious employees.
Bahraini Hakeem Al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, was detained in Thailand last month.
The woman hit out after a US judge decided against jail time for the man she accuses of rape.
The statue famous for staring down Wall Street’s bull is now outside New York’s stock exchange.
Two Catholic sisters who worked at a California school express remorse after stealing about $500,000.
Cindi Gold says she’s carving a path for other black women to join Africa’s pro-wrestling scene.
The choices that have led one country after another to move towards the legalisation of cannabis.
Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia’s coast, writes the BBC’s Anne Soy.
The US and Russia are both questioning a Cold War arms treaty – but can it or should it be saved?
Police are investigating an incident in which officers grabbed a baby from a mother during her arrest.
A Danish rare sea urchin fossil tells a 66-million-year-old story of survival.
Jacinda Ardern held back tears as she commented on the murder of British tourist Grace Millane.
In just over two weeks, he’ll be delivering presents – but people are already in the festive spirit.
Hundreds of Taiwanese taxpayers’ dollars have been spent on an investigation into the theft of a yoghurt drink.
Poland’s agriculture ministry plans to publish a canon of the country’s national cuisine.
The German leader appeared to be reading up about Scott Morrison during their first meeting.
Ghana’s government should ban funerals for people who refuse to pay taxes, writes journalist Elizabeth Ohene.
How much cowbell is too much? A German farmer has to defend her cows in court.
The first such move in the bloody four-year conflict is designed to pave the way for peace talks.
Food allergy rates among children are on the rise, and Western lifestyles may be to blame.
Five UK schoolgirls attending the former US first lady’s London talk explain what she means to them.
Vox is the first nationalist party to enter Spanish politics, winning seats in a regional election.