Trump to Venezuela: ‘Honest your nation unfastened’

Trump to Venezuela: 'Honest your nation unfastened'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump addressed Venezuelan Americans in southern Florida US President Donald Trump has appealed directly to the Venezuela military to abandon their support for President Nicolás Maduro. In a speech in Miami, the president warned "the eyes of the entire world" were on those propping him up.…

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Sailor from WWII ‘kiss’ picture dies at ninety five

Sailor from WWII 'kiss' picture dies at ninety five

Image copyright AFP Image caption The photograph has appeared in exhibitions around the world The US sailor famously photographed kissing a stranger in New York's Times Square to celebrate the end of World War Two has died aged 95. The picture of George Mendonsa bending over and kissing 21-year-old Greta Zimmer Friedman on VJ Day…

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US confirms People arrested in Haiti

US confirms People arrested in Haiti

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police on guard in Port-au-Prince amid protests against the president The US state department says it understands that a number of Americans are among a group arrested in Haiti. Local media reported semi-automatic weapons had been found but this has not been officially confirmed. The circumstances remain unclear but local…

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The US cannot crush us, says Huawei boss

The US cannot crush us, says Huawei boss

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRen Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter as politically motivated. The founder of Huawei has said there is "no way the US can crush" the company, in an exclusive interview with the BBC. Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief…

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Gene treatment first to ‘finish’ blindness

Gene treatment first to 'finish' blindness

Image copyright Fergus Walsh Image caption Janet Osborne hopes to continue gardening if her sight loss is halted A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt the most common form of blindness in the Western world. Surgeons injected a synthetic gene into the…

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Trump lashes out at ‘treasonous’ officials

Trump lashes out at 'treasonous' officials

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMcCabe: "There were concerns about Trump's intent" US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed. Mr Trump tweeted of "illegal and treasonous" behaviour and an "illegal coup attempt". In the…

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Remodeling Japan’s unhappy woodland

Remodeling Japan's unhappy woodland

One of Japan's most beautiful forests also has a sad association with suicide. But Kyochi Watanabe wants to change that. The vlogger Logan Paul brought the forest into the global public eye when he visited the forest and posted a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim, forcing YouTube to cut business ties…

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‘I didn’t are desirous to be an IS poster woman’

'I didn't are desirous to be an IS poster woman'

Shamima Begum, the schoolgirl who fled London to join the Islamic State group in Syria, has said she never wanted to be an IS "poster girl". She said it was "wrong" innocent people died in the Manchester attack, but added that she saw it as a "kind of retaliation" because IS was targeted.

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Poland shuns Israel talks over ‘racism’

Poland shuns Israel talks over 'racism'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (L) met Mr Netanyahu in Warsaw this month A summit of central European leaders in Israel has been cancelled because of an Israel-Poland row over the Holocaust. Poland withdrew after being angered by comments from Israeli leaders about Polish complicity in the Holocaust. In particular, Israel's…

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Seven MPs toddle away Labour Celebration

Seven MPs toddle away Labour Celebration

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMPs resign from Labour over Brexit and anti-Semitism Seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. They are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey. Ms Berger said Labour…

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