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Syria air strikes: Trump hails ‘perfect’ mission

Media captionWatch the key moments over 12 hours – in two minutes US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as “perfectly executed”, adding: “Mission Accomplished”. The US, UK and France attacked three government sites, targeting what they said were chemical weapons facilities. More than 100 missiles struck in response to […]

Syria air strikes: Trump hails ‘perfect’ mission

Media captionWatch the key moments over 12 hours – in two minutes US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as “perfectly executed”, adding: “Mission Accomplished”. The US, UK and France attacked three government sites, targeting what they said were chemical weapons facilities. More than 100 missiles struck in response to […]

Hungary: Thousands march in anti-Orban demo in Budapest

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some 100,000 people are said to have attended Saturday’s protests in Budapest Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated in Budapest against the re-elected right-wing government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Opponents of Mr Orban flooded the capital on Saturday to protest at what they say is an unfair […]

Milos Forman: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus director dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Milos Forman with an award at the Sevilla Festival Film in 2004 Film lovers are mourning director Milos Forman, who won Oscars for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus. The Czech-born film-maker, who was 86, was one of a small number of foreign directors to enjoy lasting commercial […]

Portugal’s parliament approves new legal gender change law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption LGBT activists have welcomed the new law (file photo) Portugal’s parliament has approved a new law making it easier for people to change their legal gender. Citizens from the age of 16 will now be able to change their gender and name in documents without the need of a […]

Tibet group thanks Sweden in ‘Chinese spy’ case

Image copyright Tibetan community in sweden Image caption The Dalai Lama (L) met Tibetans living in Sweden last September A Tibetan leader says she hopes other countries will follow Sweden’s example by prosecuting alleged spies who give China information on exiled Tibetans. On Wednesday, Sweden charged a Tibetan man, Dorjee Gyantsan, with espionage. China allegedly […]

Syria air strikes: Trump hails ‘perfect’ mission

Media captionMoment cruise missiles were launched from a French naval ship US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as “perfectly executed”, adding: “Mission Accomplished”. The US, UK and France attacked three government sites, targeting what they said were chemical weapons facilities. More than 100 missiles struck in response to a […]

Portugal’s parliament approves new legal gender change law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption LGBT activists have welcomed the new law (file photo) Portugal’s parliament has approved a new law making it easier for people to change their legal gender. Citizens from the age of 16 will now be able to change their gender and name in documents without the need of a […]

Milos Forman: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus director dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Milos Forman with an award at the Sevilla Festival Film in 2004 Film lovers are mourning director Milos Forman, who won Oscars for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus. The Czech-born film-maker, who was 86, was one of a small number of foreign directors to enjoy lasting commercial […]

Tibet group thanks Sweden in ‘Chinese spy’ case

Image copyright Tibetan community in sweden Image caption The Dalai Lama (L) met Tibetans living in Sweden last September A Tibetan leader says she hopes other countries will follow Sweden’s example by prosecuting alleged spies who give China information on exiled Tibetans. On Wednesday, Sweden charged a Tibetan man, Dorjee Gyantsan, with espionage. China allegedly […]