BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 5 min 17 sec ago

VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea

August 28, 2015 - 9:17am
South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.
Categories: News

Guinea 'blocking ex-leader's return'

August 28, 2015 - 9:13am
Guinea's exiled former junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara tells the BBC the Guinean authorities are blocking his return home for elections in October.
Categories: News

VIDEO: Boeing laser shoots drone from sky

August 28, 2015 - 9:08am
Boeing says it has successfully shot a drone out of the sky using a high-powered laser during a test.
Categories: News

Smaller Lords call amid 'cronyism' row

August 28, 2015 - 9:06am
Conservative peer Lord Norton and crossbench peer Lady Deech call for the House of Lords to be made smaller and more efficient.
Categories: News

3D cameras 'to save' IS-threat artefacts

August 28, 2015 - 8:52am
Cameras capable of taking 3D images are to be distributed by archaeologists in a bid to preserve ancient sites from destruction by the Islamic State group.
Categories: News

Bin lorry driver 'not selfish coward'

August 28, 2015 - 8:45am
The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people has heard that the driver is not "selfish" or a "coward".
Categories: News

VIDEO: Greek island refugee camp growing

August 28, 2015 - 8:42am
Aid agencies believe as many as another 200,000 migrants could arrive in Greece before the end of the year.
Categories: News

Ghana universities 'targeted by IS'

August 28, 2015 - 8:37am
Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.
Categories: News

Many feared dead in Libya sinkings

August 28, 2015 - 8:30am
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsize off the Libyan coast near the city of Zuwara.
Categories: News

VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika pounds Dominica

August 28, 2015 - 8:04am
Rescuers are searching for missing people and survivors after tropical storm Erika hit the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
Categories: News

Top Gear boss 'excited' about future

August 28, 2015 - 7:49am
BBC Two controller Kim Shillinglaw is "excited" and "terrified" about Top Gear's future, as Chris Evans replaces former host Jeremy Clarkson.
Categories: News

Taiwan metro cards to show porn star

August 28, 2015 - 7:47am
Taiwan's capital is to introduce a metro swipe-card featuring the Japanese porn actress Yui Hatano, despite controversy over the use of her image.
Categories: News

Key Inmarsat rocket flight under way

August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A rocket launches from Kazakhstan carrying the spacecraft needed by London-based Inmarsat to complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.
Categories: News

Estonia 'plans Russia border fence'

August 28, 2015 - 7:28am
Estonia says it wants to build a fence along its eastern border with Russia to boost security and protect the EU's passport-free Schengen zone.
Categories: News

India celebrates 1965 war 'victory'

August 28, 2015 - 6:37am
India begins more than three weeks of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of what it claims was victory in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
Categories: News

Wilson's car to contest season finale

August 28, 2015 - 6:11am
Oriol Servia will drive the number 25 Honda car of the late Justin Wilson in this weekend's IndyCar finale at Sonoma.
Categories: News

Special trains for Chinese tourists

August 28, 2015 - 5:38am
A mountain resort in Switzerland is launching special train services for Chinese tourists.
Categories: News

VIDEO: IndyCar stars in Golden Gate tribute

August 28, 2015 - 5:33am
IndyCar stars pay tribute to UK's Justin Wilson who died in a crash at the weekend, by driving over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
Categories: News

Tottenham sign striker Son for £22m

August 28, 2015 - 5:27am
Tottenham sign South Korean forward Son Heung-min from German club Bayer Leverkusen.
Categories: News

Chvrches singer speaks out on trolls

August 28, 2015 - 5:24am
Chvrches frontwoman Lauren Mayberry hits out at misogynistic abuse from "cavemen", after being trolled online for wearing a short dress in a recent video.
Categories: News


Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.