US National Security Advisor: ‘I was in room, it didn’t happen’

US National Security Advisor H.R McMaster has denied reports that President Trump revealed highly classified information about so-called Islamic State to the Russian foreign minister. Speaking to reporters he said: “I was in the room, it didn’t happen”. US National Security Advisor: ‘I was in room, it didn’t happen’

Battle for Mosul: The dilemma facing forces up against IS

The battle to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State is entering its final stages. But US forces say that government soldiers taking on IS face a dilemma. Push too hard? Civilians die. Wait too long? Civilians still die. The American team in Mosul gave special access to the BBC’s Feras Kilani, Khalid Alayash and Joan […]

What happened to Edward Crawford after this photo?

Edward Crawford was the subject of this prize-winning photo taken during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014. This is the story of what happened to him next. Video by Howard Johnson What happened to Edward Crawford after this photo?

Emmanuel Macron sworn in as French president

During his inauguration speech, Emmanuel Macron said he was determined to overcome the challenges facing France. At 39, Emmanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest leader since Napoleon. Emmanuel Macron sworn in as French president

The Turkish teachers who are on hunger strike

Two Turkish academics, Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca, have been on hunger strike for the last two months to protest against their dismissal by the government, after the failed coup attempt in 2016. The Turkish teachers who are on hunger strike