Rohingya Muslims ‘hated and hounded from Burmese soil’

The United Nations has called for an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Myanmar against ethnic Rohingya Muslims. Recent fighting in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has led to hundreds of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. Jonah Fisher reports from Myanmar. Rohingya Muslims ‘hated and hounded from Burmese soil’

100 Women 2016: The woman who faced down 300 neo-Nazis

It was an extraordinary show of defiance. One woman standing alone, her fist raised… 300 uniformed neo-Nazis marching towards her. The photo of Tess Asplund became an icon of the fight against the far right in Europe. As part of the BBC’s 100 Women season, we travelled to her hometown of Stockholm, as she once […]

Fukushima: Cameras catch moment magnitude 7.4 quake struck

Cameras have caught the moment a 7.4 magnitude quake struck near Fukushima on Tuesday. The quake triggered initial warnings of tsunami waves of up to 3m (9.8ft) high waves, but the waves hit the coast were much smaller. An earthquake and tsunami struck the area in 2011 killing 18,000 people and caused a meltdown at […]

Why one Pennsylvania county voted Trump

Trump won 218 counties that voted for Obama in 2012. In Pennsylvania, supporters in one of these counties discuss their hopes for the next four years. Video by Franz Strasser Why one Pennsylvania county voted Trump

Huge pile-up on China motorway

In China, a pile-up of cars and trucks on an icy motorway has killed at least 17 people, after 56 vehicles crashed into each other. The accident occurred in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi after rainy weather caused the road to become extremely slippery. Huge pile-up on China motorway

Syrian conflict: Surgeon says life in Aleppo ‘like a holocaust’

A surgeon has told the BBC’s World Have Your Say about the destruction of many hospitals in Aleppo, and described life in the besieged city as “like a holocaust”. Listen to World Have Your Say on the BBC iPlayer. Produced by Chris Ancil and Trystan Young Syrian conflict: Surgeon says life in Aleppo ‘like a […]

On the weapons trail: How does IS arm itself?

Weapons meant for Western-backed rebels in Syria are ending up in the hands of so-called Islamic State in neighbouring Iraq – but how are they getting there? The BBC’s Gordon Corera spoke to James Bevan of Conflict Armament Research (CAR), who is trying to trace material found on the battlefield around Mosul. On the weapons […]

Oberhausen overview: How the city is coping with its migrant influx

More than 2,500 migrants, many of them Syrians, are beginning new lives in the German city of Oberhausen. The BBC has returned to the city for the third time to find out how the newcomers are fitting in. Read more. Oberhausen overview: How the city is coping with its migrant influx