Indias Moon landing attempt appears to fail

Image copyright Isro Image caption The mission's lift-off was broadcast live to an audience of hundreds of millions India's attempt to become the first nation to land a spacecraft near the Moon's unexplored south pole…

Turkish opposition figure faces jail for tweets

Image copyright AFP Image caption Canan Kaftancioglu has suggested the charges are politically motivated A leading secular politician in Turkey has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in jail for "terror propaganda and insults" against…

Dorian traps hundreds on North Carolina coast

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A storm surge caused severe flooding in Ocracoke Hundreds of people may be trapped on a North Carolina island amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the state governor…

Chickens and pride flags – Pence visits Europe

Image copyright Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Mike Pence spent this week meeting US allies in Europe but a row over his stay at one of President Donald Trump's hotels and questions about his stance on gay…

Mexico says it has cut migrant flow by…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mexico deployed thousands of National Guard troops as part of the crackdown Mexico says it has successfully curbed the number of undocumented migrants crossing into the United States by 56%…

Facebook to face fresh anti-trust investigation

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has "stifled competition and put users at risk". The new action was announced by…

US jobs growth weaker than expected

Image copyright Getty Images The US economy added 130,000 jobs last month, slowing more than expected, the latest official figures have shown. Economists polled by Reuters had expected an increase of 158,000. In July, the…