At least seven dead as Islamist militants blast their way into a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Mourners are being urged not to join the queue to pay respects to former Singapore PM Lee Kuan Yew.
Crash investigators comb through the Germanwings Airbus A320 wreckage scattered across the Alps.
The heaviest rainfall in 80 years has caused flooding in the Atacama region of Chile and landslides in Peru.
The school that lost 16 teenage students in the crash accuses journalists of bribing students for interviews.
Planes launch air strikes on the airport in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, and its military air base.
Meet Sparklemuffin, Skeletorus and other cute members of Australia's colourful Maratus genus.
An estimated 40,000 people have returned to Kobani, with thousands more arriving every week.
All 150 people on board the plane died, including 16 children, following the crash in a remote area.
Heidi Levine's powerful Gaza photos win her an award recognising courageous women photojournalists.
A thousands-strong protest has rocked Kabul after a woman was beaten to death after being falsely accused of burning the Koran.
A hot plate, left on for the Sabbath, has been blamed for the fire that killed seven children.
Thousands of people queue for hours to see King Richard III's coffin in Leicester cathedral.
Newroz is an important festival marking the arrival of spring and the Persian new year.
An intricately carved temple filled with hand-written memorials is burned in Londonderry.