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Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lioness Zuri had lived with Nyack for eight years and the zoo said the two had never shown aggression before A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US, officials say. Zuri, 12, attacked 10-year-old Nyack and staff at Indianapolis […]

Australia sexual abuse: Survivors gather to hear national apology

Australia sexual abuse: Survivors gather to hear national apology

Image copyright ROYAL COMMISSION INTO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE Image caption Messages from survivors were published by the inquiry last year Survivors of child sexual abuse in Australia are gathering to hear a national apology. Hundreds of victims and their supporters have arrived in Canberra for the apology, to be given by Prime Minister Scott Morrison […]

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia say journalist was murdered

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia say journalist was murdered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance and death Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming rogue agents for a killing that has sparked an international outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a “tremendous mistake” and denied […]

French teen charged for pointing fake gun at teacher

French teen charged for pointing fake gun at teacher

Image copyright AFP Image caption Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer addresses the media over the incident A French teenager has been charged with aggravated violence after video footage showed him pointing a fake gun at his teacher in the Parisian suburb of Creteil, prosecutors said on Sunday. The incident was filmed and uploaded on to social […]

Yosemite: Photographer searches for Taft Point proposal couple

Yosemite: Photographer searches for Taft Point proposal couple

Image copyright Matthew Dippel A freelance photographer in the US has seen his online search to find a mystery couple go viral… but has still not located the pair. Matthew Dippel captured the moment on 6 October in Yosemite National Park while waiting to take a photograph of his friend Josh. He usually works in […]

US tourists die as Costa Rica rafts capsize

US tourists die as Costa Rica rafts capsize

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Quepos area on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast is popular with foreign tourists Four US tourists have died in Costa Rica after a rafting accident on a swollen river on Saturday, officials have said. A fifth person, a local tourist, is also missing. “Fourteen tourists and three guides on […]

Legendary mountain team's 1921 Everest album

Legendary mountain team's 1921 Everest album

Image copyright RGS-IBG/Salto-Ulbeek Image caption A member of the expedition relaxes with his pipe British mountaineer George Mallory took his last breath on the imperious slopes of Everest in 1924. But three years before that, he made history as part of the first British reconnaissance expedition to the world’s highest peak. Led by soldier and […]

Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease

Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease

Image copyright AFP Image caption PM Netanyahu (L) said he wanted to renew the lease after King Abdullah said he would end it Jordan says it plans to end a lease of two areas of land to Israel that was agreed in annexes to the 1994 peace treaty between the two countries. The areas are […]

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCaravan migrants illegally cross into Mexico Thousands of people travelling across Central America en masse to the US have resumed their journey to enter the country from southern Mexico. Early on Sunday, a large group started walking northwards from the city of Ciudad Hidalgo. The Mexican authorities […]

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudis' explanation challenged

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudis' explanation challenged

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance and death Saudi Arabia is facing growing demands for more answers over the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi. The UK’s Brexit minister was the latest to call the explanation Mr Khashoggi had died after a “fist fight” in […]