Israel says Iran confrontation 'not over yet' after shooting down drones from Tehran

Israel says almost all of the 300 drones and missiles launched by Tehran were intercepted, but the alert level remains high.

Israel on high alert after unprecedented Iranian attack

Iran had threatened a reprisal raid after a deadly strike on its consulate in Syria.

Sydney police identify knife attacker who killed six

Joel Cauchi, 40, fatally stabbed five women and a man at Westfield Bondi Junction mall on Saturday.

'She is a hero': Australia PM hails cop who shot attacker

Inspector Amy Scott singlehandedly pursued and killed a man in Sydney after he fatally stabbed six people.

The 276 schoolgirls whose kidnap shocked the world

Most of the Chibok girls abducted 10 years ago in Nigeria are now free but some feel badly let down.

Russian double-tap strikes hit civilians then rescuers too

Russia is following up initial attacks with repeat strikes targeting rescuers treating the wounded.

Ukraine army chief says Russia making gains in east

Gen Oleksandr Syrskyi said Russia is making tactical gains and benefitting from warmer weather.

Iranian special forces seize Israel-linked ship

The MSC Aries was seized by troops descending from a helicopter early on Saturday, the ship's owner says.

Body of Israeli shepherd, 14, found in West Bank

Benjamin Achimeir was reported missing after taking a flock of sheep out to graze on Friday morning.

Dozens stranded after fatal Turkey cable car crash

Passengers fell to the ground when a cabin collided with a broken pole near Antalya, officials have said.

The children living between starvation and death

Millions have fled Sudan's year-long civil war and hunger is now leading to the deaths of many children.

Democratic donors paid $1.7m in Biden legal fees

Mr Biden has criticised Donald Trump, his election challenger, for using donor funds to pay legal fees.

BBC Russian journalist branded 'foreign agent'

A leading science journalist - Asya Kazantseva - also gets the label used to silence Kremlin critics.

Kamala Harris blames Trump for Arizona abortion law

Donald Trump has distanced himself from a revived 1864 law that would ban most abortions.

Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli dies

The designer, famed for his animal prints on leather and textiles, died at home in Florence.

Erie, Pennsylvania: A swing county Biden and Trump can’t ignore

Inflation is the big issue in this bellwether for the nation. And voters have a message: listen or lose.

'Huge amount' of Gaza surgery on children - UK doctor

Doctors who volunteered at a hospital near Khan Younis also said people were clearly malnourished.

Is Israel meeting promise to let more aid into Gaza?

Israel says it is building a new crossing into northern Gaza after promising to open the Erez crossing.

Bowen: Israel denies famine looms in Gaza, but evidence is overwhelming

International pressure has led Israel to agree to let in more aid after seven charity workers were killed.

Watch: Gazans celebrate Eid among ruins of mosque

Eid al-Fitr worshippers in Rafah prayed in the street, beside the rubble of the al-Farouk mosque.

Can US pressure deliver Israel-Hamas truce in Gaza?

Benjamin Netanyahu and Yahya Sinwar remain far apart on key issues after six months of war.

Israel's Gaza withdrawal hints at what comes next

The unexpected pull-out could mark a new phase in the months-long war.

'A very long night for Israel and a dangerous moment'

Iran's missile and drone attack on Israel raises the risk of an escalation in the region, the BBC's Middle East correspondent says.

The view from Israel as Iran launches dozens of missiles

Loud explosions could be heard across the city as air defence systems shot down objects from the sky.

Tel Aviv residents unfazed by Iran attack threat

People were seen drinking in the streets of Tel Aviv despite Iran confirming a drone launch.

Watch: Moment man rescued from Turkey cable car

A military helicopter hoists the stranded passenger to safety in a rescue basket.

Video said to show Iranian troops boarding MSC Aries

Two people can be seen in the footage rappelling onto vessel in the Strait of Hormuz

Sydney mall attack: 'It was insanity'

Eyewitnesses tell of their horror as a deadly knife attack sparked panic at a Sydney shopping mall.

Engineers in Oregon train dog robot to walk on Moon

The engineering team has a two-year $2 million grant to help Nasa study the Moon's surface.

Notre-Dame's transformation five years after fire

Renovation work continues after 2019's devastating fire at the iconic cathedral in Paris.

Doctor's video diary shows reality inside Gaza hospital

British surgeon Dr Victoria Rose says a "huge amount" of her work is on children under 16.

Wildcard witness and untested legal theory: How strong is first Trump case?

Experts are split over the strength of NY prosecutor Alvin Bragg's case, which relies on a novel legal strategy.

Trafficked war babies of El Salvador search for their long-lost families

El Salvadorans forcibly adopted as infants during the 1980s civil war, are now seeking their birth-families.

How a North Korean missile researcher became a South Korean MP

A millennial North Korean who used to develop the regime's nuclear missiles is now a South Korean lawmaker.

How Zendaya perfected 'method dressing'

Film stars have made fancy dress fashionable in their recent red carpet looks.

Difficult hunt for 12 impartial jurors to sit on historic Trump trial

Prosecutors and Mr Trump's team will weed through hundreds of people in Manhattan as part of the hush money trial.

The migrant story shining a light on Gulf states' exploitation

The film tells the story of a kidnapped migrant worker forced into slave-like labour as a goat herder.