BBC News with Neil Nunes. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says the Aids epidemic in Southern Africa is so severe that it should be classified as a disaster. In it
BBC News, with Sandy Walsh.The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has accused the opposition Movement for Democratic Change of lying about political violence ahead of next week's presidentia...
New research from United States suggested that the melting of Arctic sea ice is speeding up. And during the coming month the ice cap may shrink to levels never seen before. More details from Richard
Police in Japan have raided two companies suspected of illegally supplying North Korea with vital equipment for enriching uranium. The authorities were acting on a tip-off from United Nations inspect
Days after a rout in Britain over top secret intelligence files left on a train, it has emerged more confidential papers were lost on the same day. Earlier this week, a classified file was handed to
Negotiators from China and Taiwan are today resuming formal talks that were suspended almost ten years ago. The meeting in Beijing comes less than a month after Taiwan's new president Ma Ying-...
The Los Angeles Fire Department says a blaze at the Universal Studios in Hollywood has now been contained but not extinguished. At the height of the fire, which broke out before dawn, more than 400 f
BBC News with Sue Montgomery.A meeting of five of the world's leading energy consuming countries is calling for an end to oil price subsidies to try to stand this soaring cost of oil. Represen...