Will robot drivers rule the road?

Rory's journey required a human driver to take control It was on the motorway near Phoenix, Arizona, that I realised fully driverless cars might be quite a distant dream. And that was because our Google…

Journalists suspended for Holocaust video

Al Jazeera has suspended two journalists over a video they produced that denied the facts of the Holocaust. The Qatari state-funded broadcaster had published the video on its online AJ+ video service in Arabic. During…

Iran dismisses Trumps genocidal taunts

Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump's "genocidal taunts" and warned him not to threaten the country. With…

Bangladesh bans fishing to save fish

Thousands of fishermen say they will lost their livelihood Bangladesh has banned fishing off its coast for 65 days to try and boost depleted fish stocks. The government told the BBC that all types of…

Transgender woman shot and killed in US

No arrests have yet been made over the death of Muhlaysia Booker, who was assault last month A transgender woman has been fatally shot in Dallas, Texas, according to local police. Muhlaysia Booker, 23, was…

India opposition rejects BJP exit poll lead

Opposition rejects exit poll results India's election is nearly over: voting began on 11 April, and the final ballot was cast on 19 May with results out on 23 May. Every day, the BBC will…

Ukrainian comic to be sworn in as president

Volodymyr Zelensky stormed to a landslide victory in last month's presidential election Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky will formally become the country's new president at a ceremony in the capital, Kiev, on Monday. Mr Zelensky, who…