• 22 March 2019 Image copyright Anas Sabit-Kaskiya Image caption The two buses collided during the early hours of Friday morning At least 50 people have died and others were injured after two buses collided in central Ghana. The crash happened in Kitampo town, 430 km (270 miles) north of the capital Accra, at 0200 GMT on Friday morning, police say. Emergency services are at the scene rescuing...

  • 22 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jared Kushner smiles for the camera at Donald Trump's presidential victory party Jared Kushner, White House senior advisor and President Trump's son-in-law, used WhatsApp for official business, a top Democrat says.Democrat Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, made the allegations in a letter to the White House on...

  • 22 March 2019 Related TopicsCyclone Idai Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of people are still awaiting rescue from flooded areas across in southern Africa A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, cases of cholera have been recorded, a humanitarian aid group said on Friday.The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...

  • 22 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Pompeo is among the administration's most religious members, even attending a bible study group with other Cabinet members US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it is "possible" that President Donald Trump was sent by God to save Israel from Iran.In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network during a high-profile trip...

  • 22 March 2019 Related TopicsFrance yellow vest protests Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters in Paris lit fires and vandalised buildings as violence flared last weekend. French police have banned "yellow vest" protesters from the Champs-Élysées in Paris on Saturday after rioters destroyed businesses last week.The government has warned that it intends...

  • 22 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Markets in the UK and US have tumbled with analysts attributing the drop to growing fears of a global slowdown. The FTSE 100 saw its worst day of trading this year, eventually closing 2% lower. In the US, the three main indexes fell between 1.6% and 2%.The falls came after figures showed eurozone manufacturing growing at its weakest pace in five years...

  • 22 March 2019 Image copyright EPA Image caption Satellite imagery shows Cyclone Trevor approaching the northeast state of Queensland Thousands of Australians have been forced to evacuate their homes in preparation for two potentially devastating cyclones.Over the weekend, Cyclone Trevor will hit the north while Cyclone Veronica will strike the country's west coast.Destructive winds are expected,...

  • 22 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police stepped in to break up the brawl on Alexanderplatz in Berlin city centre More than 100 police officers were deployed to break up a mass brawl reportedly organised by two rival YouTube stars in Berlin. The fight broke out on Thursday evening on Alexanderplatz square in the German capital, police said, adding that nine people were...

  • 22 March 2019 Related TopicsUtrecht tram shooting Image copyright EPA Image caption The threat level was temporarily raised to its highest level after the shooting A man has admitted to killing three people on a tram in Utrecht and said he acted alone, Dutch prosecutors say. Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, 37, wounded five others and was arrested on Monday after a city-wide manhunt.A judge on Friday...

  • 22 March 2019 Related TopicsTrump-Kim summit Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption President Trump did not elaborate on which sanctions he was referring to US President Donald Trump says he has ordered the withdrawal of recently imposed sanctions against North Korea.In a tweet on Friday, Mr Trump referred to "additional large-scale sanctions" by the US Treasury that had been added to...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A woman handed herself in while local police launched a search of the area in Basel A seven-year-old boy has died after being stabbed on his way home from school in the Swiss city of Basel.Prosecutors said a 75-year-old Swiss woman was arrested after she turned herself in for the "terrible" attack on Thursday afternoon.The primary school...

  • 21 March 2019 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSix killed in Yancheng chemical plant explosionSix people have been killed in a blast at a chemical plant in Yancheng, eastern China, local authorities say.Thirty people were also injured in the explosion, which took place at about 14:50 local time (06:50 GMT) at the plant run by Tianjiayi Chemical.The blast was caused by a...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emilia Clarke was 24 when she had her first aneurysm A Game of Thrones star has revealed she received brain surgery between filming the series. Writing in The New Yorker, Emilia Clarke said she suffered two "life-threatening" aneurysms.The actor, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, underwent surgery twice, leading to "terrible anxiety" and panic...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images The descendent of a black American slave has sued Harvard University, claiming the college profits from images of her alleged ancestor.The pictures, commissioned in 1850 by a professor seeking to prove that blacks were an inferior species, is believed to among the first photos of US slaves.Tamara Lanier's lawsuit says the school is "perpetuating the...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Reuters The passwords of millions of Facebook users were accessible by up to 20,000 employees of the social network, it has been reported.Security researcher Brian Krebs broke the news about data protection failures, which saw up to 600 million passwords stored in plain text.The passwords that were exposed could date back to 2012, he said.In a statement, Facebook...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright AFP Image caption Michel Temer faces several accusations but has denied any wrongdoing Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in São Paulo as part of a massive corruption investigation.Mr Temer, a 78-year-old lawyer who was in office from 2016 to 2018, is being investigated in several cases. He has consistently denied any wrongdoing. His...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is the only person to have been convicted of the 1988 bombing Five former members of the Stasi, the intelligence service in communist East Germany, have been questioned over the Lockerbie bombing.The state prosecutor in Frankfurt has confirmed the five were spoken to at the request of authorities in Scotland.It is...

  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued' 21 March 2019 Related TopicsCyclone Idai Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"It has become an inland sea"Some 15,000 people still need to be rescued from the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, Mozambique officials say.The cyclone victims there are stranded by catastrophic flooding and are clinging to roofs or stuck in...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Golan Heights has a political and strategic significance which belies its size President Donald Trump says it is time the US recognises Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, which it captured from Syria in 1967.In a tweet, Mr Trump declared that the plateau was of "critical strategic and security importance to the State of...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The ferry was reportedly en route to this tourist island upstream from the city centre More than 80 people are reported to have died after a ferry sank in the Tigris river in Iraq's city of Mosul.Most of the passengers on board could not swim, the head of Mosul's civil defence agency said. Reports suggest nearly 200 people were on board.The...