Parrots for sale: The internet’s role in illicit trade

Row after row of thin barred cages hold brilliantly coloured birds whose screeches fill the air with a deafening noise. Faiz Ahmed sits at a desk, oblivious, as he turns to a team of undercover BBC News journalists. He’s busy with his


China joins Russia in opposing Nato expansion

China has joined Russia in opposing further Nato expansion as the two countries move closer together in the face of Western pressure. Moscow and Beijing issued a statement showcasing their agreement on a raft of issues during a visit by Russia’s Vladimir

Lata Mangeshkar: Beloved Indian singer dies at 92

Lata Mangeshkar, one of India’s most beloved singers who provided the soundtrack to hundreds of Bollywood films, has died aged 92. Mangeshkar was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai in January after testing positive for Covid-19. Her extraordinary career spanned more than