Mapping the advance of the Taliban in Afghanistan

Maps of Afghanistan show who controls districts in fighting between the government and Taliban forces.
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Hong Kong: First person charged under national security law found guilty

The 24-year-old had flown a flag with a protest slogan while riding a motorcycle into police officers.
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Brazil: Why are so many pregnant women dying from Covid?

One in five women that died from coronavirus in Brazil did not have access to an intensive care unit.
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Miami tower collapse: Final victim identified from rubble

The family of Estelle Hedaya say they have confirmation she is the 98th victim of the Surfside disaster.
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Vatican's Cardinal Becciu on trial in $412m fraud case

Cardinal Becciu was once close to the Pope but was sacked after reports of financial misdeeds.
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DaBaby's HIV and gay comments 'perpetuate discrimination'

The rapper made false claims about the life expectancy of people with HIV at a US festival.
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Sri Lanka: World's largest star sapphire cluster found in backyard

The "Serendipity Sapphire" was accidentally found by a gem trader in Sri Lanka's Ratnapura region.
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Man in contraption washes up in Florida after trying to run on water

Reza Baluchi was trying to "run" 1,000 miles north, but ended up 30 miles south of his start point.
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Britney Spears officially requests new conservator to replace her father

The star's new lawyer says her father's control of her career is "insane and depressing".
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Beach handball: 'It's shocking to have to pay to not play in our pants'

Tonje Lerstad tells Newsbeat about a rollercoaster week for Norway's women's beach handball team.
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Assam-Mizoram clash: Why are Indian policemen firing at each other?

Policemen from Mizoram and Assam states fired at each other over a contested border.
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Malcolm Turnbull: Australia ex-PM says vaccine rollout 'a colossal failure'

Ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull tells the BBC he believes Australia's borders won't reopen until early 2022.
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The Indian girl killed for wearing jeans

Neha Paswan was allegedly beaten to death by relatives who disagreed with her choice of clothes.
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Kenyans sue the British army over fire at wildlife sanctuary

Some 1,000 people are going to court after a fire destroyed 12,000 acres of land at a wildlife sanctuary.
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Archibald Prize: 100 years of Australia's top portrait honour

Over 100 years, the Archibald Prize has become better at reflecting Australian diversity.
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How US military pullback in Iraq could benefit Iran

The withdrawal of remaining US combat troops could help Iran achieve its ambitions.
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Covid passports: How do they work around the world?

How are countries enforcing vaccine passports and what can people use them for?
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Is there a future for Africa's lions?

As lion populations decline across much of Africa, could community-led conservation help reverse this trend?
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Tunisia: Key moments as political turmoil unfolds

Tunisia's president sacks the PM and the speaker is barred entry to parliament following violent protests.
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Hemingway 'lookalike' chosen in Florida contest

A 63-year-old won the Key West, Florida contest for his likeness to the award-winning author.
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Sandstorm swallows city in northwestern China

Dust clouds towered at least 100 metres (330ft) over Dunhuang.
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Rockslide destroys bridge in northern India

It was one of several landslides in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.
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Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka loses to Marketa Vondrousova in women's singles tennis

Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka suffers a surprise exit in her home Olympics as Czech Marketa Vondrousova earns a straight-set win.
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Tokyo Olympics medals table

Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
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Tokyo Olympics: Flora Duffy claims historic first gold for Bermuda

With a population of just 63,000, Bermuda became the least populous nation or territory to win an Olympic gold medal at a summer Games when Flora Duffy won the triathlon in Tokyo.
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Wright wins first ever Olympic surfing medal

Australian surfer Owen Wright marks his comeback from a traumatic brain injury by winning the first ever Olympic medal in surfing.
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Tears on the podium for a dream come true

The 'baby' of Beijing became a father, a husband and an LGBTQ+ spokesperson. And now Tom Daley is an Olympic gold medallist. This is his story.
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Russian Olympic Committee win gymnastics gold

The Russian Olympic Committee hold on to take gymnastics men's team gold as Great Britain finish fourth.
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Tokyo Olympics: Ariarne Titmus beats Katie Ledecky in women's 400m freestyle, Dressel takes first gold

Australia's Ariarne Titmus triumphs over American five-time Olympic gold medallist Katie Ledecky in the women's 400m freestyle.
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Tokyo Olympics: German women's gymnastics team wears full-body suits

Germany's gymnasts wear full-body suits in women's qualification at the Olympics as they continue their stand against the sexualisation of their sport.
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