A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager sues his family for $10m (£6.9m), claiming emotional distress.
There are signs of life from three people trapped in a South African gold mine following an accident last week, a rescue team says.
Two people are rescued from a ruined building in Taiwan, one from under her husband's body, more than two days after a quake killed at least 38 people.
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.
Images from around the world as hundreds of millions of people celebrate the Lunar New Year, welcoming in the year of the monkey.
A male leopard enters a school in the Indian city of Bangalore, injuring six people before being captured and released.
Turkish aid workers set up tents and distribute supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border.
The UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, saying it will soon adopt a sanctions resolution.
The Obamas lament the patchy wi-fi coverage in the White House during a TV interview.
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos upset the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Santa Clara to win their third Super Bowl.
Shopping centres in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, say they will be halving their opening times to four hours a day.
One Chinese artist has found a novel way to help his parents get up to speed with apps and help them stay in touch.
Taiwanese officials are investigating possible "violations" in the building which collapsed in Saturday's quake, as the death toll reaches 34.
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President Michel Martelly of Haiti steps down without a successor in place as tension continues over the election of his successor.
New Pre-Raphaelite show offers glimpse into painters' lives
One of Europe's most important wetland areas is under threat say environmentalists as Spain and Catalonia argue about the future of the Ebro river.
About 2,000 women in Bosnia protest against a ban on wearing Islamic headscarves in courts and other legal institutions.