BBC World Service - Most Recent
Feb 26, 2013
Global stock markets are falling this morning after preliminary election results in Italy indicate no political party won a clear majority in parliament.
Feb 25, 2013
India launched seven satellites into space. It's just the latest mission for India's space agency, which has its eyes on Mars at the moment.
Feb 22, 2013
The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.
Feb 21, 2013
New research indicates that the main protection against the mosquito, DEET, may not be as effective as originally thought.
Feb 18, 2013
India is the world's second largest market for guns after the U.S. Gun control in India is tight, but the black market in arms flourishes. Some 85 percent of guns owned are illegally owned.
Feb 15, 2013
The Group of 20 major world economies are meeting in Moscow today, and the biggest item on the agenda is global monetary policy with some countries complaining about a 'currency war.'
Feb 12, 2013
The test is the country's third and is being condemned by the United States and other countries in the region.
Feb 11, 2013
Pope Benedict took office in 2005, as the Catholic Church was reeling from a sex abuse scandal. Has he been effective in restoring the Church's brand around the world?
Feb 11, 2013
It may still be too early to judge the success or failure of that revolution in Egypt, but one thing is clear: It has not led to economic prosperity.
Feb 7, 2013
Half of all Afghans have bribed public officials in the last year and the amounts are growing, according to a report from the UN.