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North Korea: Russia accuses US of goading Kim Jong-un

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNorth Korea says the latest missile is capable of reaching Washington DC Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the US of seeking to provoke North Korea into stepping up its nuclear missile programme. He rejected a call by the American envoy …

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Trump hits out at UK PM Theresa May after far-right video tweets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump and Theresa May at the White House in January Donald Trump has told UK Prime Minister Theresa May to focus on “terrorism” in the UK after she criticised his sharing of far-right videos. “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical …

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Donald Trump retweets far-right group’s videos

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has retweeted three inflammatory videos from a British far-right group. The first tweet from Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First, claims to show a Muslim migrant attacking a man on crutches. This was followed by two more videos of people Ms Fransen …

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North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korea has repeatedly tested missiles this year, including this launch in July North Korea says it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach the whole of continental United States. State television claimed that Pyongyang had now achieved its …

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North Korea launches new ballistic missile, South Korea says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korea tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile in July North Korea has fired another ballistic missile, South Korea’s military chiefs say. The Pentagon said it was assessing the “probable” launch, which happened at about 03:30 local time (18:30 GMT). South Korean news agency Yonhap …

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Kenya election: Kenyatta sworn in for new term

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kenyatta will be serving his second term as president Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya at a ceremony in the capital, Nairobi, boycotted by the opposition. The ceremony took place in a packed stadium with police …

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Prince Harry: Stars were aligned when I met Meghan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan Markle has revealed that Prince Harry proposed on a Sunday night at home Prince Harry says he and US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle fell in love “so incredibly quickly” and it seemed proof that the “stars were aligned”. The fifth in …

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Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhen Harry met Meghan Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle. The prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Ms Markle in spring 2018 and they will live at Nottingham Cottage in Kensington Palace, London. The …

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Mount Agung: Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTimelapse footage shows ash rising into the sky, disrupting flights Fears of an imminent major eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung have increased and the evacuation zone around the volcano has been widened. The Indonesian authorities have raised the state of alert on …

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Mugabe will play elder statesman role in Zimbabwe, says mediator

Image caption Father Fidelis Mukonori mediated between Robert Mugabe and the military Robert Mugabe will continue to have a role to play in Zimbabwean politics, the Jesuit priest who helped negotiate his resignation has told the BBC. Father Fidelis Mukonori said he would provide “advice” as an elder statesman, including …

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