The impact of recent fighting has had a devastating impact on communities in the Libyan capital.
Image copyright Getty Images A US border agent has confessed to the murders of four women and the assault of a fifth, police records say. Juan David Ortiz, a Border Patrol supervisor, was arrested in Laredo, Texas after the assault victim escaped and alerted the authorities. Police said the murdered women worked as prostitutes, and […]
How nervous should the West be about China? The vast nation is pouring money into Africa, taking over reefs in the disputed South China Sea, and engaging in a trade war with the US, raising Western concerns that a more assertive China could alter the power balance on the world stage. BBC World Affairs Editor […]
Image copyright Press Association Image caption Only the balloon itself hit the wires, rather than the basket – protecting all aboard from the electricity A hot air balloon became tangled in an electricity pylon in western Germany, firefighters have said, stranding six passengers 65m (213ft) above ground. The balloon became caught at about 17:30 local […]