Australian minister accused of misogyny

Australian minister accused of misogyny

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt has apologised for using “strong language” An Australian government minister has apologised for swearing repeatedly at the mayor of a Northern Territory town. Health Minister Greg Hunt said he was wrong…

Ukraine condemned for faking murder

Ukraine condemned for faking murder

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBack from the dead? The authorities in Ukraine have been sharply criticised for faking the murder of a Russian dissident journalist in Kiev. An official from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe…

Transgender migrant ‘murdered’ by US

Transgender migrant ‘murdered’ by US

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Image copyright Diversidad Sin Fronteras Human rights campaigners have accused the US of “institutional murder” after a transgender immigrant died in US custody while seeking asylum. Roxana Hernandez, 33, was being held by immigration authorities in New Mexico when she fell ill….

Algeria seizes cocaine on container ship

Algeria seizes cocaine on container ship

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Image copyright Algerian Defence Ministry Image caption The Algerian coastguard forced the container into the port of Oran Algerian authorities have seized more than 700kg (1,543lb) of cocaine smuggled aboard a container ship and made 20 arrests. The vessel was carrying frozen…

White House defiant on Roseanne race row

White House defiant on Roseanne race row

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhite House defends Trump’s reaction to Roseanne firing The White House has accused the entertainment industry of “hypocrisy” over its condemnation of Roseanne Barr following a racist tweet. Its press secretary suggested liberal TV…

Why Kim Kardashian is at the White House

Why Kim Kardashian is at the White House

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kardashian arrives at the White House on an overcast afternoon Kim Kardashian West has met President Donald Trump to discuss a potential pardon for a 63-year-old great grandmother who is serving life in prison. Alice Marie…

Flying rock crushed Pompeii victim’s head

Flying rock crushed Pompeii victim’s head

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Image copyright EPA Image caption The unfortunate victim survived the initial eruption – but did not get far Archaeologists at Pompeii have uncovered the remains of an unfortunate man who was decapitated by an enormous rock while fleeing the volcano. Nearby Mount…