- North Korea showcases nuclear attack capability in largest ever ICBM paradeon February 9, 2023 at 9:33 AM
North Korea showcased almost a dozen advanced intercontinental ballistic missiles at a nighttime military parade on Wednesday, in the biggest display yet of what its state-run media described as Pyongyang's "nuclear attack capability."
- More US firms in Taiwan say they're seeing 'significant disruption' due to rising tension with Chinaon February 9, 2023 at 6:24 AM
The number of companies in Taiwan saying they're experiencing business disruptions due to rising tensions between Taipei and Beijing has almost doubled, according to the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan.
- This photo of male intimacy in 1980s India was more subversive than it seemson February 9, 2023 at 4:04 AM
To passersby, the sight of two men embracing besides New Delhi's India Gate in 1986 might have seemed unremarkable. In a city where public displays of platonic male affection are relatively commonplace, it was photographer Sunil Gupta who attracted more attention at the time.
- Alibaba is launching a ChatGPT rival tooon February 9, 2023 at 3:53 AM
Alibaba says it will launch its own ChatGPT-style tool, becoming the latest tech giant to jump on the chatbot bandwagon.
- Kim Jong Un puts daughter front and center at lavish military banqueton February 8, 2023 at 8:07 AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un brought a child believed to be his daughter to a lavish banquet at a military barracks on Tuesday, the latest sign the girl is possibly being groomed as his eventual successor in an authoritarian family regime dating back decades.
- How scientists are kept fed and happy in one of the most remote places on Earthon February 6, 2023 at 2:45 PM
No place on Earth is colder than East Antarctica. Due to its higher elevation, not even West Antarctica can touch its hostile temperatures.
- Harry Styles' jumpsuit divides opinionon February 6, 2023 at 12:55 PM
Harry Styles had a night to remember. Not only did he take home two Grammy Awards on Sunday evening, but he also served up some of the ceremony's most talked-about outfits.
- Europe's most underrated scenic railwayson February 6, 2023 at 11:53 AM
As the world opens up to international travel again, it's time to look beyond the usual tourist trails for your next adventure on rails. But instead of using the train as just a mode of transport, how about making it the vacation? Here's our guide to 10 of Europe's most underrated scenic train routes for 2023.
- Foxconn January sales hit record high after production restored at world's biggest iPhone factoryon February 6, 2023 at 4:56 AM
Apple supplier Foxconn says its January monthly sales hit a record high as it bounced back from Covid-19 disruptions in China.
- The world is creating more single-use plastic waste than ever, report findson February 6, 2023 at 3:48 AM
The world is producing a record amount of single-use plastic waste, mostly made from polymers created from fossil fuels, despite global efforts to reduce plastic pollution and carbon emissions, according to a new report released Monday.
- Larry Summers: More likely the Fed can pull off a soft landing, but don't get hopes upon February 5, 2023 at 7:58 PM
After a shocking jobs report, Larry Summers, treasury secretary under Bill Clinton, said he is more encouraged the Fed can pull off a soft landing, but cautioned it is a "big mistake" to think the economy is "out of the woods" on Fareed Zakaria GPS Sunday.
- Did investors learn nothing from last year's market meltdown?on February 5, 2023 at 12:25 PM
Meme stock mania was supposed to be over, right? Guess what: It's not.
- Ford Mustang Mach-E has a mile of wires it doesn't need. That's a big dealon February 4, 2023 at 3:43 PM
Ford showed this week that it's not going to be as easy for traditional automakers to catch Tesla in the race to build the better electric vehicle, despite what Tesla's doubters think.
- Japan's workers haven't had a raise in 30 years. Companies are under pressure to pay upon February 4, 2023 at 12:06 AM
Hideya Tokiyoshi started his career as an English teacher in Tokyo about 30 years ago.
- The people who live inside airplaneson February 2, 2023 at 11:19 AM
After losing her house to a fire, Jo Ann Ussery had a peculiar idea: to live in an airplane.
- Couple leave ticketless baby at Israeli airport check-inon February 2, 2023 at 10:06 AM
A couple abandoned their baby at an airport check-in desk in Tel Aviv, Israel after arriving without a ticket for the child.
- Archaeologists find 5,000-year-old tavern in Iraqon February 1, 2023 at 2:02 PM
Eating out seems to have been as popular 5,000 years ago as it is today, with archaeologists in Iraq uncovering an ancient tavern dating back to 2,700 BCE.
- Inside Lily Allen and David Harbour's 'weird and wonderful' Brooklyn townhouseon February 1, 2023 at 1:02 PM
Two and a half years after Lily Allen and David Harbour tied the knot in Las Vegas in 2020 — complete with an Elvis impersonator — the couple is opening the doors to their dream home in the tree-lined Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens.
- These rail cars were left to rot in the jungle. They've since been dramatically transformedon February 1, 2023 at 3:13 AM
Railways have long been a source of fascination for travelers, allowing us to experience journeys at a slower pace and revisit a time when packed airplanes and crowded airports weren't the norm.
- Greece's secret green 'virgin island'on January 31, 2023 at 10:55 AM
The Greek island of Samothrace is a vision in green. The craggy rocks of Mount Saos, the island's highest mountain at 5,285 feet (1,611 meters), give way to gentle slopes covered in oddly shaped plane trees, oak woodlands and majestic cedars.
- Ukraine war: Zelensky takes fighter jet bid to EU leaderson February 9, 2023 at 9:50 AM
After convincing the West to supply tanks, Ukraine's president is now on a mission to get aircraft.
- Disney says Toy Story and Frozen sequels on the way as streaming numbers fallon February 9, 2023 at 9:48 AM
It comes as the firm reports the first fall in Disney+ subscribers since its launch and 7,000 job cuts.
- Ukraine war: Elon Musk's SpaceX firm bars Kyiv from using Starlink tech for drone controlon February 9, 2023 at 9:01 AM
The firm says it has limited Kyiv's ability to use its Starlink satellite internet for military ends.
- Alex Morgan calls potential Saudi sponsorship deal for 2023 Women's World Cup 'bizarre'on February 9, 2023 at 8:40 AM
United States forward Alex Morgan says a potential Visit Saudi sponsorship deal for the 2023 Women's World Cup is "bizarre".
- Japan arrests alleged ringleaders of 'Luffy' crime spreeon February 9, 2023 at 7:27 AM
The men had allegedly organised a wave of scams and robberies in Japan from their Philippine jail.
- North Korea parades largest long-range missile arrayon February 9, 2023 at 7:17 AM
Kim Jong-un attended the event with his daughter Ju-ae, who took centre stage at a banquet.
- Kerala: The 'killer' Indian elephant who's loved and fearedon February 9, 2023 at 6:57 AM
Ramachandran is notorious for violent displays but is a huge hit at festivals, drawing thousands of fans.
- Pakistan seeks IMF bailout to stave off economic collapseon February 9, 2023 at 6:57 AM
Last-ditch talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are ending - can a deal be struck?
- Kerala transgender couple's 'tears of joy' as baby born earlyon February 9, 2023 at 4:39 AM
Zahad and Ziya, whose pregnancy photos made headlines, say their baby is fine after being born early.
- Twitter outage sees users told they are over daily tweet limiton February 9, 2023 at 4:10 AM
Some users reported being notified they were over the tweet-per-day limit, even if they had not posted.
- Bus driver charged with murder after ramming Quebec nurseryon February 9, 2023 at 2:41 AM
Two children were killed and six others were injured in the incident near Montreal on Wednesday.
- Nigeria election 2023 in Katsina: 'You let kidnappers take me, now you want my vote'on February 9, 2023 at 12:11 AM
Kidnapping gangs have spread terror across Nigeria - how will this affect this month's elections?
- Ramcharitmanas: The Hindu epic poem causing a political storm in Indiaon February 9, 2023 at 12:11 AM
The famous 16th-Century poem Ramcharitmanas has become a battle ground over claims it's discriminatory.
- Droughts leave cargo riverboats high and dryon February 9, 2023 at 12:01 AM
Falling river levels are affecting the use of cargo riverboats around the world.
- Chinese balloon part of worldwide fleet, US officials sayon February 8, 2023 at 9:49 PM
US officials say the object is part of a wider fleet of balloons that has spanned five continents.
- How rescue videos give only glimpse into Syria quake horroron February 8, 2023 at 8:48 PM
A look at how the BBC is able to cover the story with such limited access on the ground.
- Turkey earthquake: 'This building is just a snapshot of the devastation'on February 8, 2023 at 11:05 AM
The BBC's Anna Foster has spent two days travelling alone towards the earthquake epicentre.
- Turkey earthquake: BBC reporter stops as rescuers listen for trapped peopleon February 8, 2023 at 9:24 AM
Tom Bateman was reporting from Adana, Turkey, when asked to be be quiet.
- Ukraine war: Borrowed time for Bakhmut as Russians close inon February 8, 2023 at 6:29 AM
This small Ukrainian city has been at the centre of an epic six-month battle on the front line.
- State of the Union: How Brandon Tsay is shouldering the spotlighton February 8, 2023 at 3:41 AM
Brandon Tsay disarmed a gunman. The president praised him during Tuesday's big speech.