Thursday, August 28, 2014
BBC World News
- N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
- Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to Chinese rule, reaffirming it is part of "one China".
- Cairns children's mother arrested Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
- Russians 'will not cave in' to West Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
- Colombia Farc truce follows killings Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers.
- Pakistan forces 'kill five Taliban' Pakistan army kills five militants in northwest as security is tightened against possible Taliban reprisals for prisoner executions, officials say.