US medics killed in Kabul attack

Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, , officials say.

Alstom shares jump on GE bid report

Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.

Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers

Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.

Obama, Abe discuss regional security

President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks on regional security and trade, on the first full day of his Asia tour.

Oldest baseball player dies aged 102

The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Conrado ‘Connie’ Marrero, has died in at home in aged 102.

Ukrainian forces 'regain city hall'

The Ukrainian government says it has won back control of the in the eastern port of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatists.

A tale of two Europes

Hamburg’s experience versus ‘s ahead of EU polls

Fear and mistrust in Rio's favelas

Old divisions die hard in ‘s violent favelas

What's at stake with the TPP?

Key points at with the world’s biggest free trade deal

Why Palestinians love St George

Why St George is a hero on

Is South Africa ready for mixed-race love?

How is learning to live with mixed-race couples

My Day: Pakistani station master

Keeping the trains on time in a little corner of

Indian elections: Hope and anger in transgender community

Can voting bring respect to ‘s transgender people?

Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work

Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.

Top Gear 'regrets' Myanmar remark

The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a “light-hearted” remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of .