Monday, May 5, 2014 - 07:53
Officials said the five, all of them under 18, belonged to the M18 street gang and were attacked by members of the rival Mara Salvatrucha gang.
Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 16:19
Troops attacked suspected militant hideouts in the town of Maifaa, in Shabwa province, the army said.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:17
Sectarian violence in Iraq is at some of its highest levels for years - and there is evidence the country is becoming a battleground for regional players in a wider struggle for supremacy, as the BBC's Nahed Abouzeid reports from Baghdad.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 05:22
The increase is below the level of annual inflation, which official figures put at 56.2% for 2013.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:34
The UK has called on the global chemical weapons watchdog to carry out "with urgency" its investigation into the alleged use of chlorine in Syria.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:27
The Yemeni army has launched a major offensive against al-Qaeda militants in the south, security officials say.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 06:17
Maj Otaiza, a friend and ally of the late president Hugo Chavez, was shot dead outside the capital, Caracas.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:35
Some of the schoolgirls abducted by suspected militant Islamists in northern Nigeria are believed to have been taken to neighbouring states, a local leader has told the BBC.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:04
Iraqis go to the polls on 30 April in parliamentary elections overshadowed by violence and sectarian tension.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:00
Thousands of Colombian farmers have been taking part in protests across the country to demand that the government comply with reforms agreed last year.