Donald Trump confirms he will skip Republican presidential debates

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 08:38
The US ex-president says he is far ahead of his rivals in the 2024 White House race and the public knows him.
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Maiden Pharmaceuticals: Fury in The Gambia a year after cough syrup deaths

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 08:10
Grieving parents say regulators in both India and The Gambia failed their young children.
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Zimbabwe election: Chicken and chips put a taste for democracy to the test

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 08:07
Finger-licking crowds have not distracted from concerns about the fairness of this week's elections.
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Olga Carmona: Spain's World Cup hero learns after final that father has died

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 06:32
Olga Carmona, who scored Spain's winner in the World Cup final, finds out after the game that her father has died.
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Ecuador chooses president amid spike in violence

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 05:29
The campaign was overshadowed by a wave of shootings, including the assassination of a candidate.
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Niger coup leader Gen Tchiani promises to handover power in three years

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 04:32
Gen Tchiani said that Niger did not want a war but would defend itself against foreign intervention.
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Baghdad advertising boards turned off over porn screening

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 03:42
Electronic screens were shut down after a hacker used one to run a pornographic film.
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Two men die swimming during Ireland triathlon

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 02:34
The pair, aged in their 60s and 40s, were competing in a weather-affected Ironman event.
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Women's World Cup: Fans rejoice in Madrid as Spain makes football history

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 01:28
As their team wins its first-ever World Cup in Sydney, supporters of women's football celebrate back home.
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Man disparages Pride flag, then kills shopkeeper in California

BBC World News - August 21, 2023 - 01:19
The gunman is shot dead by US police, as Hollywood director Paul Feig pays tribute to the victim.
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California braces for arrival of Hurricane Hilary

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 23:40
Hurricane Hilary lashes Baja California state and is headed for the south-western US.
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Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us star, dies aged 66

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 22:40
The US actor, won two Emmy Awards for his role in the TV series, had long-standing lung problems.
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Ukraine war: Russia says drone injures five at Kursk railway station

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 20:55
Kyiv is accused of attacking the transport hub in Kursk - and also the Rostov and Moscow regions.
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Russia's Luna-25 spacecraft crashes into Moon

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 18:23
The unmanned craft was due to make a soft landing on the Moon's south pole.
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Canada wildfires: At least 30,000 households told to evacuate as fires approach

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 17:47
Officials have restricted travel to Kelowna, a waterside city of 132,000 people.
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Sudan conflict: Black market AK-47s flood Sudan's capital

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 08:19
Khartoum has become lawless after four months of war, forcing some residents to arm themselves.
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Miyu Pranoto: Dance prodigy, 9, blazes trail for girls

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 08:17
Miyu is shattering conventions as she breakdances her way to fame.
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Drew Findling: Trump's new lawyer once called him 'racist, cruel'

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 08:10
Drew Findling. dubbed the Billion Dollar Lawyer, defends rappers. Why is he representing Mr Trump?
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Jews in the German Army: Different generations reflect on changing attitudes

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 08:07
How Germany's reckoning with its past has changed the experience of Jews in the Armed Forces.
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Vietnam War: The pastor who survived 17 years in forgotten jungle army

BBC World News - August 20, 2023 - 08:03
In 1975, Y Hin Nie fled the Vietnamese army into the jungle. He didn't emerge until 1992.
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