Three million could return to safe zone in…

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Turkey is hosting more than 3.6 million Syrians who have fled the civil war Turkey's president has said that up to three million Syrian refugees could return to their…

A month of killing in Afghanistan

Image caption The BBC has spent a month counting the human cost of war An average of 74 men, women and children were killed every day in Afghanistan throughout the month of August, the BBC…

Nato chief extremely concerned after Saudi attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbqaiq has the world's largest oil processing plantThe head of the Nato military alliance has said he is extremely concerned that tensions will escalate after an attack…

EU has had bellyful of Brexit process –…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJohnson: EU have had 'bellyful' of delaysThe EU has had "a bellyful" of the Brexit process and wants to get a deal, Boris Johnson has told the…

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals

Image copyright Reuters/EPA Image caption Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it's all recently got a…

Half of tigers rescued from Thai temple have…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the moment the tigers were removed from the templeMore than half of the 147 tigers that were rescued from a controversial Thai Buddhist temple just three…

Common cold stopped by experimental approach

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists think they have found a way to stop the common cold and closely related viruses which can cause paralysis. Instead of trying to attack them directly, the researchers targeted an…