Helen Zille faces disciplinary action after colonialism tweets

Helen Zille faces disciplinary action after colonialism tweets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Helen Zille is in trouble following a series of tweets South Africa’s opposition party has launched disciplinary action against its former leader after she tweeted colonialism was not all bad. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has been under pressure to sanction Helen Zille since she caused a storm of controversy […]

Kenya’s rising ballet star

Joel Kioko grew up in a poor area of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, and is now seen as the country’s most promising ballet dancer. He has been training in the US but wants to teach young Kenyans about the beauty of ballet. Kenya’s rising ballet star

Islamic State group using human shields in Mosul

The BBC has gained exclusive access to the Iraqi army’s helicopter missions against IS militants in Mosul. BBC Persian reporter Nafiseh Kouhnavard witnessed IS militants using human shields to deter the military from firing at them. Produced and directed by the BBC’s Joe Inwood. Islamic State group using human shields in Mosul}

Serbia elects Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as president

Serbia elects Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as president

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic looks set to be president Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has won a clear victory in the country’s presidential election. He won about 55%, well above the threshold to avoid a run-off, with most results counted. His closest challenger, Sasa Jankovic, polled 16%, while […]

Gibraltar ‘not a bargaining chip’ in Brexit talks

Gibraltar ‘not a bargaining chip’ in Brexit talks

Image copyright AFP Gibraltar says it will not be used as a bargaining chip in negotiations over Brexit. Its chief minister Fabian Picardo says the message that “we want to stay British” needs to be clear in every capital of the European Union. Theresa May has said the UK is “committed” to the territory and […]

Europe becomes ‘hub’ for child sexual abuse content

Europe becomes ‘hub’ for child sexual abuse content

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Reports about abuse images are up but the number in circulation has not fallen, say experts Europe is becoming the global hub for the hosting of child sexual abuse images and videos, suggests a report. The annual report by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) found that 60% of worldwide abuse […]

Europe becomes ‘hub’ for child sexual abuse content

Europe becomes ‘hub’ for child sexual abuse content

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Reports about abuse images are up but the number in circulation has not fallen, say experts Europe is becoming the global hub for the hosting of child sexual abuse images and videos, suggests a report. The annual report by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) found that 60% of worldwide abuse […]

Trump ready to ‘solve’ North Korea problem without China

Trump ready to ‘solve’ North Korea problem without China

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump will meet China’s president Xi Jinping (left) on Thursday US President Donald Trump has said the United States will “solve” the nuclear threat from North Korea, with or without China’s help. “If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will. That is all I am […]

Gibraltar ‘not a bargaining chip’ in Brexit talks

Gibraltar ‘not a bargaining chip’ in Brexit talks

Image copyright AFP Gibraltar says it will not be used as a bargaining chip in negotiations over Brexit. Its chief minister Fabian Picardo says the message that “we want to stay British” needs to be clear in every capital of the European Union. Theresa May has said the UK is “committed” to the territory and […]

Trump ready to ‘solve’ North Korea problem without China

Trump ready to ‘solve’ North Korea problem without China

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump will meet China’s president Xi Jinping (left) on Thursday US President Donald Trump has said the United States will “solve” the nuclear threat from North Korea, with or without China’s help. “If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will. That is all I am […]