Personal tools
You are here: Home Resources Good Reads

World News From BBC



Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot' 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:32:31 GMT 
    Australian police say they have broken up an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event, arresting five teenagers.


Gun battles in Mexican border city 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:41:54 GMT 
    Gun battles lasting several hours break out on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican border city that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.


Russian opposition parties to unite 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:29:39 GMT 
    The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.


Email claim over Kiev killings 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:39:52 GMT 
    A group calling itself the Ukrainian Insurgent Army says it was behind the deaths of two anti-government figures in Kiev this week.


UN makes $275m appeal for Yemen aid 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:21:52 GMT 
    The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.


Rap mogul 'hit-and-run' video shown 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:13:34 GMT 
    A US court releases footage of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight running over two men with his pick-up truck, as part of a murder case against him.


Obama appeal to Gulf states on Libya 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:08:42 GMT 
    President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.


Top Iraqi militant leader 'killed' 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:39:45 GMT 
    Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former right-hand man to Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi officials say.


Argentina acts over Falklands oil 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:32:59 GMT 
    Argentina begins legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.


Univision cancels Sabado Gigante 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:55:03 GMT 
    Television variety show Sabado Gigante, much loved among Hispanics in the US, is to end after 53 years, network Univision announces.


Boston parents say no death penalty 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:49:18 GMT 
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should spend life in prison without parole, write the parents of the youngest victim of Boston marathon attack


VIDEO: Spending the day queuing in Venezuela 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:25:02 GMT 
    Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.


VIDEO: Footage of US train track rescue 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:19:52 GMT 
    Footage of a man falling from a subway platform in Philadelphia in front of shocked passengers before being rescued by a passer-by, Charles Collins.


VIDEO: Music and candles at Cologne service 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:52:27 GMT 
    A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is being held in Cologne Cathedral.


VIDEO: 'I closed my shop on police advice' 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:28:20 GMT 
    Sharif Danis, a shopkeeper from Nigeria, tells the BBC's Milton Nkosi how the threat of mob attacks forced him to close down his business in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Library Catalog

Advanced Search
Your Account
New York Times Book Reviews
[see more]
Search the Web
Google

National News From NPR
A Ticking Clock Threatens Obama's Immigration Plan  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:48:49 -0400
Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Asphyxiation For Executions  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:57:06 -0400
Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:57:00 -0400
[see more]
World News From BBC
Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:32:31 GMT
Gun battles in Mexican border city  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:41:54 GMT
Russian opposition parties to unite  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:29:39 GMT
[see more]