Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis
BBC News: Wed, 24 May 2017 11:06:29 GMT
The two leaders greeted each other cordially, after clashing on issues from migration to climate change.
Mindanao martial law could last a year, warns Philippine president
BBC News: Wed, 24 May 2017 03:52:52 GMT
President Duterte's warning comes after soldiers clashed with militants in the southern Philippines.
Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage
BBC News: Wed, 24 May 2017 09:41:41 GMT
The decision paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriages.
Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 20 drown
BBC News: Wed, 24 May 2017 10:52:18 GMT
A mission is under way to rescue about 200 people who fell from an overcrowded boat off Libya.
Moody's downgrades China's credit rating
BBC News: Wed, 24 May 2017 09:48:13 GMT
China dismisses the one-notch cut by Moody's, accusing it of using "inappropriate methodology".
Trump Russia inquiry: Lawyer 'chosen' by president
BBC News: Wed, 24 May 2017 04:55:36 GMT
Marc Kasowitz will represent the US president in a justice department inquiry, US media report.