Earthquake in central Italy leaves dozens dead
BBC News: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:39:33 GMT
At least 73 people are killed in a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy, authorities say, with rescuers searching rubble for survivors.
Turkey sends tanks into northern Syria
BBC News: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:57:59 GMT
Turkey sends tanks across the Syrian border after bombarding positions held by so-called Islamic State, in an operation also aimed at deterring Kurdish fighters.
France 'burkini ban': Images of police on beach fuel debate
BBC News: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:17:45 GMT
Images of French police appearing to fine a woman on a beach in Nice fuel the debate over a controversial "burkini ban".
Kabul attack: Gunfire and blast rock American University
BBC News: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:07:21 GMT
Gunfire and an explosion have been heard at the American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, with gunmen suspected of launching an attack.
Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight
BBC News: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:22:45 GMT
The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - is damaged when it takes a nosedive on landing during its second test flight.
Vietnam woman 'cuts off limbs for insurance payout'
BBC News: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:24:23 GMT
A Vietnamese woman admits to paying for her left hand and foot to be severed to defraud her insurance firm with a rail accident claim, police say.