Hollywood hitmaker's fight for an Oscar

Thirty-one years ago Diane Warren scored her first Oscar nomination with Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now, from the movie Mannequin.This year she's nominated for a 10th time in the original song category, with I'll Fight, a song she wrote for Jennifer Hudson which features in the documentary RBG.Video journalist Alex Stanger.

India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions

Image copyright EPA Image caption Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - known as MBS - is on a high-profile tour of Asia Saudi Arabia has said it will work to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan, ahead of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's arrival in Delhi.The prince, known as MBS, is on a tour…

Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australia's parliament was the subject of an attempted hack two weeks ago Australian PM Scott Morrison says the country's major political parties and parliament were hit by a "malicious intrusion" on their computer networks.The activity was carried out by a "sophisticated state actor", he said.But he added there was…

Graham vows probe after McCabe interview on Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMcCabe: 'There were concerns about Trump's intent'The chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has vowed to get to the bottom of allegations that discussions were held in 2017 on removing President Donald Trump from office.Senator Lindsey Graham pledged to issue subpoenas "if that's what it takes".Ex-acting…

Japanese men scramble for lucky sticks

Thousands of near-naked men seeking luck have scrambled to find two sacred sticks as part of an ancient Japanese festival.It's thought about 10,000 men wearing white loincloths took part in the ceremony at the Kinryozan Saidaiji Buddhist temple in Okayama on Saturday.

Greeks squeezed by foreign investors in Athens property boom

Image caption Koukaki, Athens - named as an up-and-coming neighbourhood for Airbnb rentals Geraldine Hynes is panicking about the future. The 63-year-old has been been trying to buy an apartment ever since she was evicted from the home she rented for 32 years – when it was bought by Chinese investors two years ago."I want…