El Salvador: Evelyn Hernández cleared over baby's death

Evelyn Hernández's murder retrial has shocked El Salvador and united women's rights groups.

Syrian civil war: 'Three killed' in attack on Turkish convoy

Russian and Syrian air strikes reportedly tried to stop the convoy bound for rebel-held Idlib.

A young face scarred by war: The impact of an air strike one year on

Jouma and his family were fleeing their home when an air strike hit, leaving him blind aged three.

Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

The decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo came five years after Eric Garner's death during his arrest.

Kabul wedding blast: Groom has 'lost hope' after deadly attack

Mirwais Elmi and his bride survived but many relatives are among the 63 killed in Saturday's attack.

The Rock marries girlfriend Lauren Hashian in Hawaii

The couple have been together since 2006 and have two children.

Gina Lopez, Philippine anti-mining advocate, dies aged 65

Former Philippine Environment Minister Gina Lopez briefly closed down many of the country's mines.

Omar al-Bashir trial: Sudan's ex-president 'got millions from Saudis'

Lawyers for Omar al-Bashir say the claims are baseless, as the ex-leader's corruption trial begins.

US police digitally removed tattoos from mugshot

Police called it "digital makeup" but his lawyer argues police unfairly manipulated his image.

Trump calls for big rate cut and economic stimulus

The US president tells the Fed to consider a one percentage point cut and return to QE money printing.

Elissa, Lebanese pop star, retires from 'mafia-like' music industry

Elissa has challenged taboos in her music and is one of the best-selling Arab singers of all time.

Gran Canaria: 9,000 flee 'unprecedented' wildfires on holiday island

Hundreds of firefighters are tackling the wildfires that are tearing through the holiday island.

'Cut the Iron Curtain': Germany's 1989 freedom picnic

Thirty years ago a "European unity" picnic became an East German exodus from communism.

How I stopped my teenager being recruited online

How can parents intervene when boys seem drawn into extremist internet culture - and should they?

Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.

Paros - the Greek paradise island that wants to ditch plastic

Paros in Greece is at the centre of a drive to turn it into the world's first island free of plastic waste.

'The bomb actually landed in the room I had been in'

Laila Pence fled war in Egypt to go on and become a multimillionaire US businesswoman.

Indonesia celebrates Independence Day with greasy pole contest

Indonesians take part in a greasy pole climbing contest - a tradition that dates back to Dutch colonial days.

The man helping to save Senegal's mangroves

Haidar el Ali has led a project to plant 152 million mangrove buds in Senegal's Casamance Delta.

The floating farm for cows

The cows on this floating farm in the Netherlands are helping find ways of making food sustainably

'Iran is the most beautiful country'

A former business executive is now a freelance photographer travelling around the globe. First stop - Iran.

Hong Kong: More than 100,000 protesters take part in demonstrations

Voices from Hong Kong as thousands of people hold another day of pro-democracy protests.

The children sent to a DR Congo 'holiday camp' never to come back

A Belgian court is investigating an orphanage for alleged abduction of children from DR Congo.

Is the bystander effect a myth?

A study of CCTV footage from around the world suggests there are more Good Samaritans out there than we think.

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