Maid's child abuse shocks Uganda
Hundreds of homes destroyed by powerful earthquake in Japan
Russia's president has warned of "catastrophic consequences" if the rouble continues to slide. The BBC examines how we got here.
Recently, an organization called Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. filed a lawsuit against Harvard University, alleging that its admissions practices violate Title VI of the Civil Rights Act for "intentionally discriminating against applicants on the basis of race" -- specifically, against Asian Americans. (A second, similar lawsuit was filed against the University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill.)
The police and security services should get new powers to defend the UK from a terror threat "perhaps greater than it has ever been", the home secretary says.
The allegations of sexual assault paint a starkly different picture of the man beloved by millions as a pudding pitchman or as Dr. Huxtable -- the sweet, sweater-wearing father on the sitcom, "The Cosby Show."
Autumnal spectacle is soured by 'vomit' stench of fallen fruit.
Double world champion Lewis Hamilton cannot be considered a great yet but he is on the right path, says Sir Jackie Stewart.
The BBC's Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar reports from the Guinean capital Conakry on how some Ebola survivors hope to ease the Ebola crisis in their country.
The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister says.
A Belgian mining firm "consistently lied" about the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in DR Congo and should pay compensation, Amnesty International says.
VIENNA - Six major powers and Iran agreed Monday to extend their talks on Iran's nuclear ambitions until July...
Home buyers over the age of 40 are increasingly being "frozen out" of getting mortgages, the industry warns.
Argentina has expressed discontent to the BBC over its "inadequate" handling of complaints about a Top Gear special filmed in the country.
One Direction are celebrating three prizes and topping the winners list at the American Music Awards