Jaguars are being poached and boiled down into a treacle-like paste to be sold as medicine on the Chinese black market, according to a wildlife charity.
The moves to assert control over Catholic and Protestant churches reflect a broader effort to establish control over society under President Xi Jinping.
Rob Goldstone also covers Donald Trump's much-discussed 2013 Moscow trip, in a BBC interview.
Russia says it will send the S-300 system within weeks, after an aircraft was shot down off Syria.
The authorities are concerned about insecurity in the town of Beni after 18 people were killed.
Michael Kors is reported to be buying the Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace in 1978.
India's newest airport, which is carved out of a mountain, has been called an "engineering marvel".
In the 1960s, Dr. Kao outlined the potential capacity of fiber optic cables for storing information, laying the technical groundwork for modern communications.
Russia's opposition leader had just finished a 30-day sentence over planning anti-government protests.
It is the first time the territory has banned a political party since it was returned to China.
The Indonesian drifted thousands of kilometres, until he was finally rescued by a passing ship near Guam.
Cody Wilson is in prison in Houston after being charged with the sexual assault of an under-age girl.
While much attention has focused on Puerto Rico’s slow recovery from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, other islands have also struggled. The British Virgin Islands were among the worst hit.
Official results give a decisive victory to the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who promised to restore democratic freedoms and warmer ties with India.
Supermarket retailer Casino has prompted bid mystery in France after saying it had rejected a tie-up approach from Carrefour, only for Carrefour to deny making any such offer.
Navy officials say Abhilash Tomy is conscious and safe after his ordeal in the middle of the sea.
You better bet your bottom qapik that it's OK to lay down a twerk and bizjet in your favourite board game.
The comedian and actor could face the rest of his life in jail for drugging and assaulting a friend.
The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.
A sailor who suffered a crippling back injury during a solo round-the-world race has been rescued in the Indian Ocean.
Tiger Woods wins the season-ending Tour Championship to claim his first victory in five years, while Justin Rose secures the FedEx Cup.
A second woman has come forward with claims of sexual misconduct against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh - allegations Mr Kavanaugh has called a "smear".
Official results have not been announced, but Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has claimed an unexpected victory.
The small party, with a handful of members and no elected lawmakers, had attracted government scrutiny for its call for Hong Kong independence from China.
Chinese people around the globe are celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival, with mooncakes centre stage.
Two mini space rovers have landed on an asteroid and sent images back to Earth.
A former Yale classmate of US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh accuses him of sexual misconduct.
About half of all Chinese products entering the US will be subject to the new duties after this round.
The president’s fall may hold broader dangers at a time when he has set himself up as the opponent to the forces of nativism tearing at the European Union.
Five people died when the small plane struck a shopping centre last year.
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