MH17 remains 'still at crash site'

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.

UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking".

US courts conflict on Obamacare law

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.

White flags stump New York police

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.

Tajik spy charge academic freed

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.

Airlines halt flights into Israel

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.

Apple earnings up on iPhone sales

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.

S Korea ferry boss death confirmed

Posted on Monday July 21, 2014

Police in South Korea say a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April killing 300 people.

Poisoned spy death inquiry announced

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.

Queen's horse fails drugs test

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.

YouTube star sued in copyright case

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.

VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago.

VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.

VIDEO: Norway: 20-hour Ramadan fast ‘tough’

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

In Norway, where the days can be 20 hours long in the summer, fasting during Ramadan is a particular challenge.

VIDEO: One-minute World News

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.

VIDEO: Madrid fans joy at Rodriguez signing

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.

VIDEO: Gaza: Why Rafah crossing matters

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Lyse Doucet reports on the hardship of life in Gaza and the importance of Rafah Crossing, on the Gaza Egypt border.

VIDEO: Joko Widodo wins Indonesia election

Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.