The Indian lawmakers being guarded in ‘secret locations’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many lawmakers were last seen in this bus India’s Supreme Court has intervened after an election in the southern state of Karnataka led to a political crisis. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won the most seats in the recently concluded poll, rushed to swear in a chief minister […]

Malaysia police seize cash and luxury goods in Najib-linked raids

Image copyright EPA Image caption Luxury handbags from Birkin, Hermes and Louis Vuitton were among the items seized Police in Malaysia say they have seized hundreds of boxes of luxury items and handbags full of foreign currency from properties linked to ex-PM Najib Razak. The raids on properties across the capital, Kuala Lumpur, were related […]

North Korea summit: Trump contradicts Bolton on ‘Libya model’

Media captionTrump on Kim meeting: ‘North Korea would be very rich’ US President Donald Trump has contradicted his own national security adviser, saying the so-called “Libya model” for denuclearisation is not being pursued with North Korea. The suggestion by John Bolton angered the North, which threatened to pull out of a summit with Mr Trump […]

Where are the missing Commonwealth Games athletes?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Arcangeline Fouodji Sonkbou is one of missing Cameroon athletes It has been just over a month since several athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Australia disappeared. The first to be reported missing were eight teammates from the Cameroon delegation. However the estimated number is now between 20 and 100. […]

The one word Trump and Kim can’t agree on

If Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un do meet, there’s only one thing they’ll talk about: denuclearisation. Trouble is, they have very different ideas on what that means. Animation by Davies Surya. Script by Tessa Wong and Subin Kim of BBC Korean. The one word Trump and Kim can’t agree on}

North Korea summit: Trump says no ‘Libya model’

Media captionTrump on Kim meeting: ‘North Korea would be very rich’ US President Donald Trump says the so-called “Libya model” for denuclearisation is not being pursued with North Korea. In 2003, Libya’s leader Muammar Gaddafi agreed to give up his nuclear programme but was killed by western-backed rebels years later. The suggestion, put forward by […]

Irrfan Khan: Life of Pi actor tweets amid cancer treatment

Image copyright NBCUniversal Image caption Irrfan Khan has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan returned to Twitter on Wednesday, two months after he had announced that he was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour. Khan, 51, tweeted about his upcoming film, which is set to release on 10 August. He is reportedly undergoing […]

Learning to walk again after a skydiving accident

Australian woman Emma Carey was holidaying in Switzerland when she fulfilled one of her dreams: skydiving. But things took a horrible turn when her parachute became tangled, prompting an accident that left her with terrible injuries. Now she has shared her story of learning to walk and live again. Emma Carey is a nominee for […]

North Korea turns on ‘incompetent’ South

Image copyright AFP Image caption Joint military drills between the US and South Korea have angered the North North Korea says it will not resume talks with the South until issues between the two countries are resolved. Its chief negotiator dismissed the South Korean authorities as incompetent and senseless. Pyongyang is angry at continuing US-South […]

North Korea summit: US hopeful Trump-Kim meet will go ahead

Media captionWhy North Korea is angry at this man The Trump administration is hopeful its summit with North Korea will go ahead, despite threats of cancellation. A White House spokesperson said the US president remained ready. Hours earlier, North Korea released an angry statement saying it might pull out of the meeting if the US […]