Why is it so hard for Africans to visit other African countries?

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has said he needs 38 visas to travel within the continent on his Nigerian passport. Many European nationals, meanwhile, waltz into most Africans countries visa-free. African nations were supposed to...

Limousine crash leaves 20 dead in New York state

Twenty people have been killed in a crash involving a stretch limousine taking people to a party in the US state of New York, police say. All 18 people in the limousine died along with...

Brazil election: Far-right Jair Bolsonaro wins first round

The far-right candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, has won the first round of Brazil's presidential election. He will face the left-wing Workers' Party candidate, Fernando Haddad, in the second round on 28 October after he failed to...

Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest

Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee have been arrested in Washington as the pick inched closer to winning confirmation. Republicans declared that an FBI report had exonerated Brett Kavanaugh of...

Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism from fellow Republicans after he mocked a woman who says she was assaulted by his Supreme Court nominee. Senators Jeff Flake and Susan Collins, both key votes to...

South Carolina: Seven officers shot, suspect in custody

Seven US law enforcement officers have been shot, one of them fatally, in an incident in South Carolina, officials say. Police in the city of Florence had been responding to a call for help from...

India Ganges ‘rape video’: Two men arrested

Two men have been arrested in Patna, in north-east India, after a video allegedly showing a woman being raped next to the holy River Ganges was shared widely on social media. Police say the men...

Beto O’Rourke: Democrats dazzled by rising star in Texas

A rising star in the Democratic Party could pull off an unlikely victory in the upcoming US mid-term elections by unseating a big-name Republican in the traditionally conservative state of Texas. Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke...

Tensions rise as US threatens to ‘take out’ Russian missiles

The threat from a senior US diplomat to "take out" Russian missiles that Washington believes are in breach of an important Cold War arms control treaty looks set to cause additional tensions with Moscow,...

Trump: ‘Scary and difficult time for young men’ in US

President Donald Trump has told reporters it is a "difficult" and "scary" time for young men in the US. Mr Trump's remarks came as he reiterated his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who...

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