It is fruit warfare in Ivrea as townsfolk throw one juicy party
Armed police in the Republic of Ireland are manning checkpoints in a bid to prevent retaliation for the murder of a man at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin.
Dozens of people are thought to be trapped in a ruined Taiwan apartment complex toppled by an earthquake, but hopes of finding more survivors are diminishing.
The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to discuss its response to North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket.
Four people, including a boy, are killed in Burundi in a grenade attack on a bar in the capital Bujumbura, officials say.
Algerian MPs pass a package of reforms that reinstate a limit on presidential terms and give the Berber language official status for the first time.
The German arm of Canada's Maple Bank is closed by German authorities over concerns about its financial position.
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.
Spanish police say they have arrested seven people with suspected links to so-called Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups.
A double-decker bus explodes on a central London bridge as part of a stunt for an upcoming movie.
The key Afghanistan district of Sangin in Helmand is once again on the verge of falling to the Taliban, an Afghan commander tells the BBC.
Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks, best-known as the lead musician with the acoustic band Hicks and His Hot Licks, dies at the age of 74.
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is given a three-month ban after admitting to a doping offence.
Alejandro Inarritu wins the top prize at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) awards for his film The Revenant, boosting his hopes for the Oscars.
Rescuers in Taiwan are working to find more than 100 people still missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.
China's efforts to prop up its currency result in a $99.5bn plunge in its foreign currency reserves in January.
North Korea fires a long-range rocket in defiance of international warnings, saying it successfully placed a satellite in orbit.
Should Africa's charismatic churches be regulated?
Rescuers in Taiwan are working round the clock to try to find more than 130 people missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.
Senator Marco Rubio is on the receiving end from several Republican rivals seeking the party's presidential nomination, in a fractious TV debate.