The Swedish teen nice looking climate strikes

The Swedish teen nice looking climate strikes

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke to the BBC in September about her climate strike outside the Swedish parliament. Since then, she's become a global phenomenon, speaking at the UN and Davos. Her climate strike has inspired thousands of other young people across the world to carry out similar protests.

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The village built from missiles

The village built from missiles

Residents of Qezelabad in Afghanistan have lived for years with unexploded weapons built into their walls and holding up their ceilings. After Soviet troops withdrew from Afghanistan 30 years ago, following a decade-long war, the villagers could not afford building materials. They used what they could find, including missiles left behind by the Soviet army.…

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Trump emergency management chief resigns

Trump emergency management chief resigns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brock Long took over the agency in 2017 US Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long has announced his resignation, the latest senior name to leave the Donald Trump administration. In the post since June 2017, he has led the response to several extreme natural disasters, including the heavily…

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El Chapo’s beauty queen wife stays valid

El Chapo's beauty queen wife stays valid

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Coronel has built up a celebrity status as El Chapo's wife The perfectly groomed, immaculately dressed Emma Coronel Aispuro became a familiar, and controversial, face in the trial of her husband, the notorious drug-lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, in the US. For three months, the 29-year-old sat steadfastly watching…

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Ex-US Air Power officer ‘spied for Iran’

Ex-US Air Power officer 'spied for Iran'

Image copyright FBI Image caption Monica Witt (pictured) allegedly underwent an "ideological" shift before defecting to Iran. US prosecutors have accused a former US Air Force officer of spying for Iran in an elaborate operation that targeted her fellow intelligence officers. Monica Witt, who allegedly defected to Iran in 2013, had previously worked as a…

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US police shot man as he woke in his automotive

US police shot man as he woke in his automotive

Image copyright David Harrison/Facebook Image caption Willie McCoy (right) in an image shared by his cousin David Harrison (centre) California police have said a 20-year-old black man who was shot and killed in his car by six officers last week had reached for a gun first. But Willie McCoy's family has pushed back, saying the…

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The Division 2 Preview: Mother of all government shutdowns

The Division 2 Preview: Mother of all government shutdowns

In The Division’s go back and forth to Washington, content material is King and the participant’s time is revered. End-game content material makes a decision if a shared-world shooter lives or dies. Genre-virgins like Bungie and Ubisoft Massive discovered this out the onerous method a couple of years in the …

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Sudan’s secret hit squads

Sudan’s secret hit squads

Dramatic footage filmed by protesters in Sudan shows masked security agents chasing down protesters, beating them and dragging them away to secret detention centres. Who are these hit squads? Where are these detention centres? And what happens inside their walls? BBC Africa Eye has analysed dozens of dramatic videos filmed during the recent uprising, and…

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Lethal stampede at Buhari rally in Nigeria

Lethal stampede at Buhari rally in Nigeria

A number of people have been killed and injured in a stampede at a campaign rally for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, local officials say. The incident happened at a stadium in the southern city of Port Harcourt when the crowd surged towards a gate after President Buhari's speech. Nigeria holds an election on Saturday in…

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