Syria 'exterminating detainees' - report
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.
US to help S Korea missile defence
The US will help South Korea deploy an advanced missile defence system as soon as possible, officials from the Pentagon have said.
Leopard mauls six in Indian school
A male leopard enters a school in the Indian city of Bangalore, injuring six people before being captured and released.
Dissident republicans claim Dublin murder
Dissident republicans claim they carried out a shooting in Dublin on Friday in which a man was killed and two others wounded.
Migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey
A migrant boat capsizes off Turkey, killing at least 27 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.
Somali children 'face death' over drought
More than 50,000 children in Somalia "face death" because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says.
Canada to end IS strikes by 22 February
Canada will stop bombing targets in Syria and Iraq belonging to the Islamic State group by 22 February, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.
'No police role' in student's death
Egypt's interior minister rejects accusations that security forces were involved in the killing of an Italian student in Cairo.
Obama to request $1.8bn to fight Zika
The White House says it will ask US Congress for $1.8bn (£1.25bn) in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas.
Eight-year-old rescued in Taiwan quake
An eight-year-old girl is the latest survivor to be rescued from a building which collapsed in Taiwan's deadly earthquake on Saturday.
Video 'shows Somalia plane bomber'
Somali intelligence officials release a video showing a passenger being given a laptop they say concealed a bomb that blew a hole into a passenger plane.
Empire State Building hit by drone
A man charged with crashing a drone into the Empire State Building has apparently tweeted that a policeman had told him it was "fine" to fly there.
Florida's $520m lottery win unclaimed
Giant jackpot won by a lottery entrant in the US state of Florida is still unclaimed, officials say, despite massive media coverage.
Red carpet for Egyptian president's car
The use of a red carpet for the motorcade of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi provokes rare criticism in Egypt.
VIDEO: What to expect from Year of Monkey
Monday 8 February 2016 marks the start of the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar.
VIDEO: Taiwan quake: The moment a survivor was found
Search teams in Taiwan have rescued a man and a woman from a collapsed apartment block more than two days after it was brought down by an earthquake.
VIDEO: Behind the scenes of an air strike
Behind the scenes of an air strike, aboard the French aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle, in the Gulf.
VIDEO: Frozen 'car park' unexpectedly melts
A frozen lake being used as a car park at the annual Winter Fest event in Wisconsin, US, melts leaving vehicles submerged in the water.
VIDEO: Cartoon smartphone lessons for parents
One Chinese artist has found a novel way to help his parents get up to speed with apps and help them stay in touch.
VIDEO: London bus blown up for film stunt
A double-decker bus explodes on a central London bridge as part of a stunt for an upcoming movie.
VIDEO: Key moments from Republican debate
Was this the most awkward opening to any US election debate? Ben Carson left waiting in the wings, plus other key moments in New Hampshire.
VIDEO: Video 'shows N Korea rocket launch'
North Korea has fired a long-range rocket, which critics say is a test of banned missile technology.
Why was Beyonce's Super Bowl show significant?
Beyonce, the Black Panthers and the Super Bowl
Leaflets pulled due to boob over Bobby
Irish election leaflet pulled over typo
Migration dominates German carnival
Some satirical floats in Germany spark criticism
Turkey uses refugee crisis to up the ante
Turkey stuck between Syrian humanitarian crisis and refugee crisis in Europe
Pre-Raphaelites on Paper
New Pre-Raphaelite show offers glimpse into painters' lives
Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?
Time to take the fight for women's rights in Africa seriously
Rubio feels the heat in New Hampshire
Marco Rubio feels the heat in New Hampshire
Lunar New Year in pictures
Marking Lunar New Year and welcoming in the year of the monkey