Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon

Media captionPetro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky held a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate at Kiev’s Olympic stadium Ukrainians will head to the polls shortly in a run-off election to pick the country’s next president. Voters face a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, new to politics. The TV […]

Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon

Media captionPetro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky held a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate at Kiev’s Olympic stadium Ukrainians will head to the polls shortly in a run-off election to pick the country’s next president. Voters face a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, new to politics. The TV […]

Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon

Media captionPetro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky held a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate at Kiev’s Olympic stadium Ukrainians will head to the polls shortly in a run-off election to pick the country’s next president. Voters face a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, new to politics. The TV […]

Syria war: Kosovo brings back 110 citizens including jihadists

Image copyright AFP Image caption The group mostly included young children and their mothers Kosovo has brought back 110 of its citizens from Syria, mostly mothers and their children but also several jihadist fighters. The group contained 74 children, 32 women and four men suspected of fighting for the Islamic State group (IS) who were […]

N Korea embassy raid in Madrid: ‘US Marine arrested’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the group allegedly broke into North Korea’s Spanish embassy and stole several computers and hard drives US authorities have arrested a former US Marine who is allegedly part of a group that raided North Korea’s embassy in Madrid, reports say. Christopher Ahn appeared in a Los Angeles […]

Juventus seal eighth straight Italian title with point against Fiorentina

Juve’s eighth straight Serie A title sets a new record among the top five European Leagues Cristiano Ronaldo says he will be staying at Juventus “1000%” after the club won an eighth consecutive Serie A title with victory over Fiorentina. Massimiliano Allegri’s side, who failed at the first attempt with a 2-1 loss at SPAL […]

Bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive blaze

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cathedral beekeeper Nicolas Geant says the bees would have got “drunk” on smoke from the fire Notre-Dame’s smallest residents have survived the devastating fire which destroyed most of the cathedral’s roof and toppled its famous spire. Some 200,000 bees living in hives on the roof were initially thought to […]

Ukraine presidential rivals trade barbs in stadium debate

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rival candidates: Petro Poroshenko (L) and Volodymyr Zelensky Ukraine’s rival presidential candidates have held a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate at Kiev’s giant Olympic stadium. Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent president Petro Poroshenko shook hands before launching scathing attacks on one another. Mr Zelensky is the clear favourite for Sunday’s second-round […]

Ukraine presidential rivals trade barbs in stadium debate

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rival candidates: Petro Poroshenko (L) and Volodymyr Zelensky Ukraine’s rival presidential candidates have held a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate at Kiev’s giant Olympic stadium. Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent president Petro Poroshenko shook hands before launching scathing attacks on one another. Mr Zelensky is the clear favourite for Sunday’s second-round […]

Saudi sisters in Georgia: ‘We were treated like slaves’

Image copyright Rustavi 2 TV Image caption The pair appealed for help online using the twitter handle @GeorgiaSisters “We have to cover our face, we have to cook…like slaves. We don’t want this, we want real life, our life,” says 25-year-old Wafa, the latest woman to flee Saudi Arabia with her sister. Wafa and Maha […]

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