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VIDEO: Obama jokes about Clinton and Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Obama jokes about Clinton and Trump at White House dinner 1 May 2016 Last updated at 05:31 BST President Barack Obama has made jokes at the expense of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and … Continue reading

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Venezuelans lose sleep to save power

Venezuelans lose sleep to save electricity 1 May 2016 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Venezuelans face acute shortages of such basics as toilet paper and have to spend hours queuing. Venezuelans lost half … Continue reading

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Iraq protesters camp outside parliament

Iraq Shia protesters camp out in Green Zone after storming 1 May 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters sat on the ground inside the Green Zone as darkness fell Supporters of a powerful Shia … Continue reading

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Scores missing after migrant boat sinks

Migrant crisis: Scores missing after boat sinks off Libya 30 April 2016 From the section Europe Image copyright Italian Navy Image caption Dinghies used by the migrants are usually packed (file image) At least 70 migrants are missing after their … Continue reading

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Mosque collapse kills 15 in Somalia

Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu 30 April 2016 From the section Africa Image caption The incident happened in Mogadishu, the country’s capital A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40. … Continue reading

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Reformists poised for victory in Iran

Iran elections: Reformists set to take control of parliament 30 April 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iranians went to the polls again on Friday Moderates and reformists are poised to take control of parliament … Continue reading

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Bangladesh tailor hacked to death

Bangladesh tailor hacked to death in Tangail 30 April 2016 From the section Asia A Hindu tailor has been hacked to death in a district of central Bangladesh, police say, the latest of a number of such killings in the … Continue reading

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Baghdad bomb targets Shia pilgrims

Baghdad bomb targets Shia pilgrims 30 April 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright AP Image caption Pilgrims have been making their way to the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine in Kadhimiya A bomb has exploded in Baghdad, killing at … Continue reading

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Woman jailed over foetus-cutting attack

US woman jailed for cutting foetus from stranger’s womb 30 April 2016 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AP Image caption Dynel Lane did not speak in her own defence and has expressed no remorse for the attack … Continue reading

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Argentines protest against Macri reforms

Argentina: President Macri’s reforms denounced by protesters 30 April 2016 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AP Image caption The protest brought much of central Buenos Aires to a standstill as demonstrators beat drums and chanted Thousands … Continue reading

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