Gunman holds bus passengers hostage in Rio

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArmed police surround bus with hostages on board Military police say they have "neutralised" a man who held dozens of passengers hostage for more than three hours…

Italy PM Conte to quit amid coalition row

Image copyright EPA Image caption Italy's PM Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate flanked by Matteo Salvini (L) and Luigi Di Maio After a blistering attack on coalition partner Matteo Salvini, Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte…

Pakistan to seek world court ruling on Kashmir

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTwo wars, a 60-year dispute - a history of the Kashmir conflict Pakistan has said it will take the Kashmir dispute to the International Court of Justice.…

De Niro firm sues ex-employee for misusing funds

Image copyright Getty Images A production company owned by US actor Robert De Niro is suing a former employee who it accuses of misusing funds and watching Netflix at work. Canal Productions accuses Chase Robinson…

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights as…

Hong Kong International Airport has canceled all remaining flight departures for the day after thousands of anti-government protesters flooded its terminals. Interested in China? Add China as an interest to stay up to date on…

Rocket mystery: What weapon was Russia testing?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn March 2018, President Putin called the Burevestnik missile "invincible" Five Russian nuclear engineers who died in a rocket engine explosion have been buried in Sarov, a…