How is the US marking 400th anniversary of…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNancy Pelosi addresses Ghana's parliamentThe Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has travelled to Ghana in West Africa for events marking 400 years since…

Democratic candidates face off for second debate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The second debate will also be held in Detroit As Democrat presidential hopefuls prepare to face off in a second night of debates, all eyes are on former Vice-President…

Police scale down search for teen murder suspects

Image copyright RCMP handout Image caption Police released CCTV images of the two suspects spotted on 21 July Canadian police say they are going to reduce the intensity of the search for two teenagers suspected…

YouTube King of Random daredevil dies

Image copyright YouTube Image caption Grant Thompson was known for his daring experiments YouTuber Grant Thompson, star of the "King of Random" channel, has died in a paragliding accident. The 38 year old, whose channel…

US interest rates cut for first time in…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted earlier this month that rates could be cut The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, has cut interest rates for the first time since…

Russian army ordered to tackle massive wildfires

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFirefighter tackles wildfire in RussiaRussian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the army to help tackle massive wildfires raging in Siberia and other regions in the east. The…

Broadway producer Hal Prince dies aged 91

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prince won his first Tony award in 1955 at the age of 27 Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died at the age of 91, his publicist has…

Second Ebola death in densely packed DR Congo…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Health authorities have been administering the Ebola vaccine in Goma A second person has died of Ebola on the Democratic Republic of Congo's border with Rwanda, raising fears the deadly…