Month: July 2018

India bill to strip millions of citizenship

India bill to strip millions of citizenship

Image caption Hasitun Nissa’s family is one of millions who may be stripped of their Indian citizenship India has published a list which effectively strips some four million people in the north-eastern state of Assam of their citizenship. The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a list of people who […]

Hikers trapped on mountain after quake

Hikers trapped on mountain after quake

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIndonesia earthquake: ‘Massive damage’ in Lombok village More than 200 hikers are trapped on a mountain on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides which cut off escape routes. Hundreds of rescue workers are now working to […]

Zimbabwe set for landmark election

Zimbabwe set for landmark election

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy Zimbabwe’s election is historic Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls in the country’s first election without the involvement of long-time leader Robert Mugabe. The country’s founding president, Mr Mugabe was ousted last year after almost four decades in power. […]

Kangaroo smashes way into Australian home

Kangaroo smashes way into Australian home

Image copyright MANFRED ZABINSKAS Image caption The “highly stressed” kangaroo suffered cuts and lost blood, a rescuer said An Australian family has been startled awake after a kangaroo crashed its way through a window in their home. The residents managed to trap the marsupial in a bathroom after it “ran […]

Safety measures at Novichok victim’s funeral

Safety measures at Novichok victim’s funeral

Image caption Dawn Sturgess died on 8 July Safety measures will be in place to protect mourners later at the Salisbury funeral of Dawn Sturgess, who died from exposure to the nerve agent Novichok. The Rev Philip Bromiley, who will be officiating, said the funeral directors took advice from Public […]

Georgia’s rave revolution

Georgia’s rave revolution

In May this year, riot police raided the country’s most popular nightclubs prompting thousands of young Georgians to rave in the streets in protest. But the events also revealed an undercurrent – a clash between liberal youth and conservative far-right groups. Reporter: Rayhan Demytrie Film maker: Ed Ram

Deadly California wildfire growing

Deadly California wildfire growing

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Carr fire has burned through an area larger than the city of San Francisco California’s deadliest current wildfire is getting larger, officials warn, despite thousands of firefighters battling it. “Erratic winds” and dry conditions have caused the Carr fire to grow early on Sunday, […]

French skier lost in 1954 is identified

French skier lost in 1954 is identified

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Henri Le Masne went missing after skiing in a storm near the Matterhorn in March 1954 A French skier who disappeared in Italy more than 60 years ago has been identified after his story was shared on social media, Italian police say. Human remains, […]

NYT urges Trump to end ‘enemy’ rhetoric

NYT urges Trump to end ‘enemy’ rhetoric

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump said he and Mr Sulzberger had a “very good” meeting The publisher of the New York Times has urged President Donald Trump not to continue labelling reporters “enemies of the people”, saying it could “lead to violence” against the media. AG Sulzberger made […]