N Korea stages rare political gathering
BBC News: Fri, 06 May 2016 03:53:02 GMT
North Korea holds its most important political gathering in decades, seen as an unofficial coronation for leader Kim Jong-un.
Canada wildfire evacuees airlift starts
BBC News: Fri, 06 May 2016 03:33:54 GMT
Canadian officials are airlifting some 8,000 people who fled to the north of Fort McMurray - the city in Alberta devastated by a massive wildfire.
US House Speaker Ryan 'can't back Trump'
BBC News: Thu, 05 May 2016 22:47:11 GMT
US House Speaker Paul Ryan, the highest-ranked elected Republican, says he cannot currently support Donald Trump as presidential nominee
Deadly air strike on Syria refugee camp
BBC News: Thu, 05 May 2016 21:40:46 GMT
At least 28 people are reported to have been killed in an air strike on a Syrian refugee camp near the Turkish border, monitors say.
Israeli shell kills Gaza woman - medics
BBC News: Fri, 06 May 2016 00:02:19 GMT
Israeli tank fire kills a Palestinian woman in Gaza, Palestinians say, in some of the worst clashes between Israeli forces and Hamas since 2014.
Russian maestro plays in Palmyra ruins
BBC News: Thu, 05 May 2016 21:45:46 GMT
Russian conductor Valery Gergiev performs in the ruins of Palmyra in Syria, weeks after the ancient site was recaptured from so-called Islamic State.