The world’s second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in September, down from the previous quarter’s 7.9%, government data showed on Monday.
Mark Zuckerberg is a leading voice on the metaverse – a virtual reality version of the internet.
BBC correspondent Yogita Limaye in Kabul asks the Taliban when girls can go back to school.
China’s economy grew just 4.9% in the third quarter of 2021, the weakest rate of expansion in a year as the country contended with a major energy crunch, supply chain disruptions, and deepening debt woes in its outsized property sector.
A man is on the run after allegedly killing two neighbors. Some in China hope he will never be caught
Ou Jinzhong has been on the run for more than a week.
The man and teenage boy endured up to four days without water in “harsh” conditions, police say.
Online abuse against women is on the rise, but why aren’t the police, government and social media sites doing more to stop it?
Around 51,000 children in Iran have lost a parent to Covid, according to officials.
A small Nigerian community claims Jewish ancestry dating hundreds of years but Israel does not recognise them.
A photographer is confronted with the new reality of empty streets and closed clubs.
Fr Godfrey Nzamujo runs a “zero waste” agriculture system aimed at increasing food security and creating jobs.
The BBC’s Nick Beake meets the young climate activists trying to stop Norway drilling for oil and gas.
India’s oldest and tallest mountain of rubbish in the city of Mumbai is 18 storeys high.
Thousands of children in Iran have been left without parents, and many people blame the leadership.
Polls suggest Peter Marki-Zay has the best chance of ousting Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Nicolas de Lacoste left Minsk on Sunday afternoon on Alexander Lukashenko’s regime orders.
A missionary group including 16 Americans and one Canadian were kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday while on a trip to an orphanage, the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries group said on Sunday.
At least 25 people have died in landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in southwestern India, officials said on Sunday, as rescuers scoured for survivors in muddy debris and the military flew in emergency supplies.
There’s no immediate end in sight to the volcanic eruption that has caused chaos on the Spanish isle of La Palma since it began about a month ago, the president of the Canary Islands said on Sunday.
The former US president is discharged from a Californian hospital accompanied by his wife Hillary.
The armed gang, called 400 Mawozo, is holding 17 women, men and children from the US and Canada.