Cheng Lei: Journalist held in China says she sees only 10 hours of sun a year

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 19:00
Cheng Lei, detained since 2020, dictated a message to fellow Australians to diplomats visiting her.
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UN-Syria Bab al-Hawa aid delivery deal raises fears

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 18:41
A deal is reached to reopen a vital crossing, but aid groups warn it could be manipulated by Syria.
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Taliban repression of women a crime against humanity, says Gordon Brown

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 18:05
Former PM calls on ICC to investigate "systematic brutalisation" of Afghan females.
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Why is Poland sending 10,000 troops to Belarus border?

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 17:51
Poland is sending extra troops to its border with Belarus after an alleged military incursion.
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Presidential hopeful shot dead after Ecuador rally

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 17:45
Fernando Villavicencio's opposition to corruption and gangs formed a key part of his campaign.
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Raging Hawaii wildfires kill 36 people

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 17:31
At least 36 people die as a result of wildfires across Maui county in Hawaii, officials say.
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Philippines: Six officers suspended after shooting teen in Manila

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 17:20
A 17-year-old was shot dead by police after he was mistaken for a murder suspect in Manila.
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Elephant Whisperers: Indian couple in Oscar-winning elephant film sue makers

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 16:31
The couple allege the Elephant Whisperers team did not pay them as promised - the filmmakers deny this.
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German official accused of spying for Russia

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 13:20
The man, named only as Thomas H, worked for an office dealing with military equipment and IT.
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Hawaii wildfires burn historic town of Lahaina 'to the ground'

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 10:35
Six people have died and thousands displaced as fires continue to rage on Maui and the Big Island.
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Candidate in Ecuador's presidential election shot dead

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 09:55
Fernando Villavicencio was attacked after an event in the northern city of Quito on Wednesday.
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Rajasthan: India's gig workers see hope in new state law

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 08:32
Rajasthan state recently passed a law that aims to give social security benefits to gig workers.
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Niger's coup leader General Tchiani: The ex-UN peacekeeper who seized power

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 08:29
Gen Tchiani has triggered a major crisis by overthrowing the president he was meant to guard.
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Ukraine war: Russia still gets key war kit despite sanctions

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 08:25
An elaborate network of intermediaries means Russia can lay its hands on vital bits of Western technology.
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Where people have to choose between food or home insurance

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 08:20
Extreme weather and climate change are driving up home insurance costs, forcing some into desperation.
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Russian convicts released to fight with Wagner accused of new crimes

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 08:10
Victims' families are distraught that Russian prisoners released to fight in Ukraine are reoffending.
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Robbie Robertson, leader of The Band, dies aged 80

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 07:50
The Band toured with Bob Dylan before becoming one of the most influential acts of the late 1960s.
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Canada accuses China of targeting lawmaker in misinformation campaign

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 07:46
Beijing denies the claim it was behind a campaign to target a member of parliament with misinformation.
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Storm Hans: Floodwaters in Norway send mobile home crashing into bridge

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 06:31
Several caravans are seen floating down the Hemsila river in Norway before being crushed.
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US concerned for ousted Niger president Mohamed Bazoum's health

BBC World News - August 10, 2023 - 06:06
Deposed president Mohamed Bazoum's party has also claimed he is being detained under "cruel" conditions.
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