• 14 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters A postal worker has shot and killed three people before turning the gun on himself at a San Francisco depot, local media report. United Parcel Service (UPS) spokesman Steve Gaut told the AP an employee opened fire on colleagues before drivers were sent out for deliveries. The suspect shot himself when confronted by police and...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Locals in Cincinnati turned out to welcome Otto Warmbier home The parents of Otto Warmbier, the US student who is in a coma after being freed this week by North Korea, say he was "brutalised" by a "pariah regime".The 22-year-old is now being treated in hospital after the flight carrying him landed in Ohio on Tuesday.Mr...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was seen as Col Gaddafi's successor The International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for the arrest and surrender of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who was released by a militia in Libya last week after six years in jail.The son of late leader Col Muammar Gaddafi is wanted for alleged crimes against...

  • By Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent, BBC News 14 June 2017 From the section Science & Environment Image copyright Edgargo Latrubesse Image caption The Amazon basin is the largest and most complex river system in the world The Amazon basin could suffer significant and irreversible damage if an extensive dam building programme goes ahead, scientists say. Currently, 428 hydroelectric dams...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images The US Federal Reserve has said it would raise its key interest rate by 0.25%, the second rise this year.The central bank voted to raise its key rate target to a range of 1% to 1.25%.That's the highest level since 2008, when policymakers cut rates to encourage borrowing and spending after the financial crisis.The bank also said...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption The bones of an estimated six million people are in the catacombs Two teenage boys have been rescued, and are being treated for hypothermia, after spending three days lost in the catacombs beneath Paris.A spokesman for the Paris fire service said tracker dogs had helped them find the boys, aged 16 and 17, during a...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in WashingtonTwo Turkish nationals living in the US have been arrested in connection with violence outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Eyup Yildirim of New Jersey and Sinan Narin of Virginia face assault charges, police said.The...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Grégory Villemin was found drowned in a river a few kilometres from his home A couple in their 70s and a woman have been detained for questioning by police, 32 years after a crime that horrified France. Grégory Villemin was four when his body was found in the Vologne river. His killer has never been found.All...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The contaminated water supply caused many problems for the people of Flint Michigan's health chief is one of five officials charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Flint water crisis.Nick Lyon and the others are accused of failing to alert the public to an outbreak of Legionnaires'...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch as baseball gunman opens fireA gunman who sprayed bullets at Republican lawmakers during baseball practice in a Washington DC suburb has died, US President Donald Trump said. House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise was one of five injured in the early morning ambush at a...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Georgia Department of Corrections Image caption A manhunt is underway in rural Georgia for two escaped inmates Two prison officers were shot and killed during an escape on Tuesday morning in the US state of Georgia.Inmates Donnie Russell Row and Ricky Dubose are suspected of overpowering the guards while being transported by bus to...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Turks attended a demonstration in support of Qatar in central Istanbul last week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced the isolation of Qatar by several Arab states, describing it as "inhumane and against Islamic values".Last week's decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Countries such as Hungary have been criticised for their hardline attitude to the migrants trying to reach Europe The EU has begun legal action against against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic for refusing to accept refugees under a 2015 solidarity plan.Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said the three...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright UNHCR/Amira Abd El Khalak Image caption Staff at the camp are checking the health of younger residents Hundreds of people have fallen ill from suspected food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the Iraqi city of Mosul.People were said to be vomiting and suffering dehydration after an iftar meal, to break the daily Ramadan...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Andrew Foote/CBC Image caption Swastikas signs were sprayed on the front doors of Ottawa's Machzikei Hadas Synagogue in 2016 Hate crimes reported in Canada rose slightly in 2015, driven mainly by incidents targeting Muslims, Arabs and West Asians, say official figures. Police reported 1,362 criminal incidents across Canada motivated...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Jo Ingles, Ohio Public Radio/TV Statehouse News Image caption The Handmaid's Tale has inspired several protests in the US this year Activists in the US state of Ohio have been inspired by The Handmaid's Tale in their protest against a bill placing more restrictions on abortion.Several women held a silent protest in red robes and white...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Related Topics Brexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMacron: 'Of course the door is always open'French President Emmanuel Macron says the possibility of the UK remaining in the European Union is an option until Brexit negotiations have concluded.He was speaking at a joint news conference with UK PM Theresa May.But he said he...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Asia Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS student Otto Warmbier said he was "a poor scapegoat" before he was jailed in 2016US student Otto Warmbier has been freed from jail in North Korea, but his parents say he has been in a coma for a year.The US secretary of state said the 22-year-old was on his way home to the US.The Warmbier family told...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLive: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears before the Senate hearingUS Attorney General Jeff Sessions has denied during a Congress hearing having undisclosed meetings with Russian officials at a Washington DC hotel.America's top law official also told the Senate Intelligence Committee any...

  • 12 June 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright AFP Image caption More than 60,000 cases of rape are reported in South Africa every year A 17-year-old girl, who handed herself in to South African police, has been charged with murder after killing a man who allegedly tried to rape her."She was on her way to a local tavern when she was allegedly attacked by the deceased and fought back,"...