Brazil gun laws: Bolsonaro vows to loosen ownership rules

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Practice at a Rio de Janeiro gun club: shares in one manufacturer have recently jumped Brazil's incoming far-right president has said he will seek to issue a decree loosening the country's gun laws.Jair Bolsonaro, who takes over on 1 January, had made the pledge a key part of his…

A special place for a new kind of family

Grandparents often step in when mums and dads can't. But a charity in the US is underlining the difference they can make.When Mission First Housing opened up an affordable housing complex for "grandfamilies" in Washington, DC, it wasn't just providing a special space. It was transforming lives.Video by Hannah Long-Higgins.

Mali attack: Behind the Dogon-Fulani violence in Mopti

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Dogon people have lived in central Mali for centuries The slaughter on Saturday of more than 130 Fulani herdsmen in central Mali, allegedly by members of the Dogon ethnic group, is the latest and most deadly incident in an increasingly violent conflict.In 2018, 202 civilians were killed in…

Trump hails fall of Islamic State 'caliphate' in Syria

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKurdish TV showed the SDF raising a yellow flag on top of buildings seized from IS in BaghuzUS President Donald Trump welcomed the fall of the Islamic State group's five-year "caliphate", but warned that the terror group remained a threat.Mr Trump's remarks came after Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic…

Philippines drug war: Police guilty of murdering Kian Delos Santos

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The killing of Kian Delos Santos was one of the most high-profile deaths in the campaign Three Philippine police officers have been found guilty of the high-profile murder of a teenager, the first such convictions since President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" began. A court sentenced them to up…

Strasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPater Fritz describes hearing gunshots and helping a victim of the Strasbourg shootingHundreds of police officers are hunting a gunman after three people were killed and 12 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg.The suspect, who is known to security services, escaped…