Larry Nassar tells victims 'an acceptable apology is impossible' as he's sentenced to up to 175 years.
Three women abused by the former USA gymnastics doctor explain why they testified.
Thousands of African migrants were given a choice to either take a payment and leave the country, or face arrest.
Mark Lowen visits Azaz, a rebel-held town near where Turkish-led forces are battling Kurdish fighters.
Scientists have called for special status to protect coral, penguins and other wildlife in Antarctica.
The 66-year-old repeatedly gets past airport security and on to planes without a ticket or passport.
The ovens of the Bab Al-Nasr bakery are running again after six idle years.
Motivational speaker Abdi Omar says his cerebral palsy has made him "stronger and wiser".
The BBC has obtained shocking footage from the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus.
At the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, a US Supreme Court judge shares her #MeToo experience.
A soldier has been killed in the avalanche that appears to have been triggered by a volcanic eruption.
More than 40,000 local residents have been forced to evacuate the area.
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake rattled Alaska's coast, triggering tsunami alerts and prompting residents to evacuate.
Tokyo carries out an evacuation drill amidst fears of a missile attack from North Korea.
Las Vegas rally marks first anniversary of Women's March against Trump.
Alyssa Jagan has built a massive Instagram following on the power of slime.
A month after war was declared over, Iraqi soldiers are still being killed by Islamic State militants.
Has Belgium failed in its duty to protect asylum seekers?
Women stage marches across the US on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.
Priests and clergymen compete in Poland's annual Pope John Paul II skiing competition.
In Russia, keeping exotic animals getting is more and more popular each year.
Pope Francis speaks out as he holds Mass in Trujillo, Peru.
How George Weah went from being the world's best footballer to the president of Liberia.
The BBC's Mark Lowen explains.
Marcio Matolias has lived in a sandcastle for 22 years in an upmarket neighbourhood of Rio De Janeiro.
Drinking takeaway coffee is a way of life in many parts of the world. So why do Italians refuse to do it?
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know
The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.
Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a traditional Orthodox ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.
Bren Orton plunged down the Big Banana falls in Mexico, setting a British record.
The country's leader said she will take six weeks off work when her baby arrives in June.
Ma You-chul and Kim Jung-hyun are set to be the first from their country to compete in the Winter Paralympics.
Chained to beds and beaten as punishment, the couple's children hatched an escape plan over years.
The vehicle swerved to avoid hitting the police officer, when her horse reared up in the air.
Watch how fishermen in Oregon react as a boat speeds straight towards them.
Timelapse footage shows how a partially frozen New York river rose dramatically during a cold snap.
All 168 passengers and crew survived when it slid down a cliff overlooking the Black Sea in Turkey.
Four people have been killed by 140km per hour (90mph) winds across Europe.
Jorge Garcia was brought illegally to the US aged 10.
A California police chief says three of the 13 siblings were found shackled after one girl escaped.
Cory Booker says he is "seething with anger" over the president's reported remarks on immigration.
Dr Ronny Jackson fields questions about Mr Trump's health, which he says may be due to "good genes".
Dozens of women abused by ex-Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar confront him in court.
Residents of the Norwegian capital chose a novel way to get to work in heavy snow.
Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines.
Police arrest the parents of 13 children allegedly held captive in their California home.
A court hears how former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar used his position of trust to subject one of nearly 100 victims to a decade of abuse.
Dashcam shows airborne car crashing into second floor of a building.
Participants at Washington's Martin Luther King parade reflect on Trump's remarks about Haiti, African and Central American countries.
The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists.
The ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition at the Centre Communautaire Maritime in the Molenbeek district of Brussels aims to promote awareness about sexual violence.
Four Donald Trump supporters share their views on the president's first year in office.
Footage captures the moment a child was dropped from a burning building in Georgia.
British jets were scrambled to monitor two Russian bombers approaching UK airspace, the RAF says.
There have been 4,000 suspected cases of diphtheria in the overcrowded refugee camps and at least 31 deaths.
A woman dies and over a dozen people are injured north of Tampa, Florida.
In a rural county that voted for Trump, people are shocked to see friends and schoolmates deported.
Actor Ashley Judd says she believes Weinstein sabotaged her career - allegations which he denies.
Amer hasn't heard from his brother Mohamed since he was arrested and put in an IS jail.
The plane stopped with its nose nearly in the sea, but Pegasus Airlines said no passengers or crew were hurt.
A false missile alert was broadcast in Hawaii urging people to take shelter.
Mike Hacham originally protested against Trump's so-called "Muslim ban" but says he'd for vote for him again.
Here are five things to know about Panmunjom, famous for keeping the peace between North and South.
Churches have been carved into the rock in northern Ethiopia for over 800 years.
A warning was broadcast urging people on the island to take shelter.
President Emmanuel Macron says the French baguette should be listed as a Unesco cultural treasure.
At an event honouring Martin Luther King Jr, Donald Trump was asked about an alleged "racist slur".
The first panda ever born in France has gone on display to the public.
Streetwear lovers in South Africans are buying, selling and trading shoes at the Sneaker Exchange. It's the latest craze to hit Johannesburg, and the place to upgrade your kicks.
The Japanese ex-crime boss captured because of his ink and other stories that could've passed you by.
They weigh about 1kg and their eyes are six times more powerful than ours.
Lawyer Aji Ayorinde is looking at swapping his life in London for Lagos.
Wassim Razzouk's family has been tattooing pilgrims to Jerusalem for at least 25 generations.
Reporter's shock caught on camera as truck ploughs through cycle race finish line in Australia.
It has been stuck for more than a year, and officials worry it will get strangled if it keeps growing.
A survivor recalls hearing "the most vicious, violent sounds you've ever heard" as his home was hit.
A Louisiana superintendent tearfully accepts responsibility for a school board meeting gone awry.
Three Hollywood stars weigh in on the Oprah for President debate.
The brutal rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Pakistan has sparked outrage.
A passerby found the woman outside the Baltimore hospital when temperatures were close to freezing.
One shell in Syria can change a life forever. Meet the Syrian girls who just want to be beautiful again.
Ben Saunders has led 13 expeditions since 2001 and has walked around 4,000 miles in skies.
Residents of the hillside community went back to their homes to salvage pets and belongings.
Anti-austerity protests in Tunisia have been turning violent. More than 500 people have been arrested.
A family of five and their two dogs were rescued from the roof of their house in Santa Barbara.
Nigerian TV presenter Yewande Osamein moved from Lagos to London for job prospects but doesn't want people to know she grew up in London.
BBC World Service investigates the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, 10 years after her murder.
Fifteen-year-old Muhammed lives in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta.
A distraught mudslide survivor tells how he pulled a baby from under four feet of debris.
More than 13,000 tourists are stranded in the alpine resort of Zermatt, after heavy snow cut off towns and villages across Switzerland, France and Italy.
A marine biologist says a humpback whale saved her from a shark during a recent research expedition
Donald Trump's first year in the White House has been followed closely around the globe.
The US military’s top enlisted leader warned #ISIS_SurrenderOrDie, or face death via "dropping bombs on them, shooting them in the face, or beating them to death with our entrenching tools."
The region will be tested by at least five presidential elections and numerous local ones, the potential fallout of growing militarization, and US-bred threats to the economy.
A photograph of a shoeshine boy staring longingly into a gym went viral, and inspired the sports club’s owner to help.
“Rape is a crime," reads a letter signed by the French cinema icon and more than 100 other women. "But insistent or clumsy flirting is not a crime, nor is gallantry a chauvinist aggression."
The 7.6 magnitude temblor struck off the coast of Honduras. Tsunami alerts were issued for potentially destructive waves across much of the Caribbean.
The World Economic Forum in Davos is hoping the US president can provide its wealthy and/or powerful attendees "a direct perspective on US political and economic priorities."