Trump impeachment: What you need to know about the Senate trial

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA beginner’s guide to impeachment and TrumpFor only the third time in history, an American president is facing an impeachment trial, with hearings set to start on Tuesday at 13:00 (18:00 GMT).Such a trial could, in theory, lead to President Donald Trump being removed from office. That […]

New China virus: Fourth person dies as human-to-human transfer confirmed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Four people in China have now died as a result of the virus A fourth person in China has died from a new virus that has spread rapidly across the country, as authorities confirmed that it can be passed from person-to-person.A 89-year-old man was the latest victim of the […]

How Nigeria’s cricket team ‘shocked the world’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionU-19 Cricket World Cup: Nigeria make history with first major tournament appearanceDebutants Nigeria are set to face England at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, but as Janine Anthony reports from Lagos, cricket is still very much a minority sport in the West African country.The players knelt down, […]

Sri Lanka civil war: Rajapaksa says thousands missing are dead

Image copyright Reuters Image caption More than 20,000 people were missing at the end of the country’s civil war Sri Lanka’s president has acknowledged for the first time that more than 20,000 people who disappeared during the country’s civil war are dead. Gotabaya Rajapaksa made the remark in a meeting with a UN envoy in […]

Trump impeachment: President’s lawyers demand immediate acquittal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump is facing two counts of impeachment President Donald Trump’s legal team, representing him at his impeachment trial, has demanded that he is immediately acquitted by the Senate. In a brief submitted on Monday, they called the impeachment “a dangerous perversion” of the constitution.Meanwhile House impeachment managers submitted their […]