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- Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt
- Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste is deported from Egypt after 400 days in prison and later arrives to Cyprus.
- Greece debt talks 'must help Europe'
- Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says his priority is European well-being, after talks in France on the debt issue.
- Jordan vow after hostage beheading
- Jordan vows to do all it can to secure the release of a pilot captured by IS, after a video appears to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage.
- S Sudan foes agree to end conflict
- South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar sign a deal, committing to end the conflict that has devastated the country.
- Kidnapped Libya Opec official found
- One of Libya's most senior energy officials, Opec representative Samir Salem Kamal, is released more than two weeks after being kidnapped.
- Nigeria 'repels' Boko Haram attack
- The Nigerian army says it has repelled a new assault by Boko Haram Islamist militants on the strategic north-eastern city of Maiduguri.
- Obama plans tax on overseas profits
- US President Barack Obama plans to tax US firms on profits made and cash held overseas, raising funds for a major road-improvement plan in the US.
- Djokovic beats Murray in Melbourne
- British number one Andy Murray is beaten in four sets as Novak Djokovic wins a fifth Australian Open title.
- Protesters back on Hong Kong streets
- Pro-democracy protesters return to Hong Kong's streets for the first time since mass demonstrations last year, but their numbers are far lower.
- Damascus bus bomb blast kills four
- A bomb explodes on a bus in Syria's capital Damascus, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, activists and media reports say.
- US boy, three, shoots both parents
- A three-year-old US boy shoots and injures his mother and father with the same bullet after pulling a gun from her handbag in a New Mexico motel.
- Ghana 3-0 Guinea
- Ghana ease into their fifth consecutive Africa Cup of Nations semi-final by comfortably beating Guinea in Malabo.
- VIDEO: Music's role in surviving Holocaust
- A service at Westminster Abbey on Sunday will honour work written by prisoners during the Holocaust - and the role that music played in helping some survive
- VIDEO: Bollywood star 'succumbed' to twitter
- Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan says that he has "succumbed" to social media as a way to connect with his fans and well-wishers.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines
- Drone maker introduces no-fly zones in the US, plus other technology news
- VIDEO: Guitar 'that changed world' up for auction
- A pioneering Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar, the Black Beauty, is to be auctioned in New York in February.
- VIDEO: Tattoo expo: What is 'body modification'?
- A look at different types of "body modification" as tattoo artists from around the world gather in Caracas for the 2015 Venezuela Tattoo Expo this weekend.
- VIDEO: Afghan cricket team heads to World Cup
- The Afghan cricket team, which is less than two years old, is on its way to Australia to play in their first World Cup.
- AUDIO: 'I lost £18m lottery win by 7 seconds'
- A Canadian man has lost a seven-year legal battle to claim half of a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot after the Supreme Court ruled he had bought the winning ticket a few seconds too late for it to qualify.
- Is it extreme to make universities combat extremists?
- Critics fear new legislation to clamp down on extremism at universities is an attack on democratic freedom, says Dominic Casciani.
- Greece: The dangerous game
- The BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt says European officials and governments are much more anxious about the Greek drama than they are letting on.
- Traumatic times for Jordan pilot's family
- Jordan is rallying around the family of captured pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh, held for more than 40 days by Islamic State jihadists, Yolande Knell reports.
- Letter from Africa: Giving Kenyans a voice
- In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu, the presenter of a BBC debate programme on governance in Kenya, reflects on what he has learned in nearly three years travelling around the country.
- Patients 'back three-person babies"
- The head of a team of scientists behind a technique to create "three-person babies" - preventing mitochondrial disease - tells the BBC why MPs should allow it.
- Islamic State eyes al-Qaeda lands
- The Islamic State group is forging links with militants across North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, challenging its al-Qaeda rivals.
- VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained
- As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.
- Profile: Sinai Province militant group
- Sinai Province is a militant group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State and carried out a string of deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
- Sears in 'Explicit Content' T-shirt
- Andy Murray's fiancee Kim Sears makes light of her outburst by wearing a cheeky T-shirt at the Australian Open final.
- Balloonists complete Pacific journey
- Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.
- Oil summit to hear pleas for action
- An oil industry body is to call for "meaningful action" from government at a summit to help tackle challenges facing North Sea operators.
- VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
- The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
- Nokia name row with London start-up
- Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".
- Whitney daughter's condition unknown
- Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late US singer Whitney Houston, is in hospital in an unknown condition after being found unresponsive in a bath.
- Suge Knight held over LA death
- Death Row Records founder Suge Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run incident in Los Angeles.
- Controllers banking on Philae wake-up
- The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.
- Study fells cosmic inflation claim
- Scientists who claimed to have found direct evidence for a cosmic super-expansion at the Big Bang made no such discovery, a soon-to-be published study will say.
- Child obesity rates 'levelling off'
- The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.
- Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'
- Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
- Ivory Coast 3-1 Algeria
- New Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony scores twice to take Ivory Coast into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
- Murray 'melted down' in final - Cash
- Andy Murray needs "a good, hard look in the mirror" after his Australian Open final defeat, says former finalist Pat Cash.
- Ireland's heroine who had sex in her baby's tomb
- Maud Gonne's grief over a child whose death at the age of two, inspired an unpublished poem by W B Yeats.
- The huddled masses besieging Fortress Calais
- Growing numbers of migrants are descending on Calais in northern France in the hope of reaching Britain - but they end up in makeshift camps with little hope of a better life.
- Venezuela 'US reporter' ad dropped
- Venezuelan TV withdraws a tourism advert which features an image of a US reporter detained while covering the 2013 elections.
- Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction
- The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.
- SA apartheid assassin given parole
- South African apartheid-era death squad commander Eugene de Kock, nicknamed "Prime Evil", gets parole after 20 years for killing activists.
- Abbott pledge after Queensland rout
- Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".
- Crowds flock to leftist Madrid rally
- Tens of thousands of people attend a rally in central Madrid by radical leftists Podemos, as they look to build on Syriza's recent victory in Greece.
- Chile proposes to end abortion ban
- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.
- Bahrain strips 72 of citizenship
- The government of Bahrain revokes the nationalities of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state BNA news agency has reported.
- New Jersey governor begins UK visit
- New Jersey's Governor and US Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie will start a three-day visit to Britain and is due to meet PM David Cameron.
- Cameron attacks school 'mediocrity'
- Almost 3,500 schools in England rated as requiring improvement face being forced into new leadership, under plans to be announced by David Cameron.
- Man scattering ashes swept into sea
- A 51-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering his sister's ashes in North Cornwall.
- Fundraiser meets mugging victim
- A woman who set up a fundraising page for a man who was mugged outside his home meets the victim as donations top £250,000.
- Prison 'book ban' rule relaxed
- A rule that stopped inmates receiving books in prison is relaxed - with books now allowed via four "approved retailers".
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- Shetland's spectacular annual re festival
- The Swedish Schindler who disappeared
- The man who saved thousands of Jews then disappeared
- The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal
- The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal
- Japan hostage killing: Critical test for PM Abe
- Japan PM Abe under pressure after hostage killing by IS
- VIDEO: How important is the Super Bowl?
- Why is the American sports game so big?
- Sink or Swim? The global drowning crisis
- Playpens to drones - new ideas to reduce deaths by drowning
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