Mexican authorities free a group of workers from a South Korean-run textile factory in Jalisco state, who were being "physically abused".
Pakistan's most popular singer-actor, Ali Zafar, is releasing a new song to pay tribute to the victims and survivors of the Peshawar school massacre.
Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is accused of promoting tax avoidance "on an industrial scale", in a report by a committee of MPs.
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BBC Sport looks at where the key clashes will be and who could make a name for themselves in the 2015 Six Nations.
Twitter reports a net loss of $125m (£82m) in the fourth-quarter, beating investor expectations, but says it added just four million users during the past three months.
Marussia's request to use last year's car in 2015 is rejected after Force India vote against them.
Nigeria's influential council of state decides to press ahead with presidential elections on 14 February, rejecting calls for a postponement.
US electronics retailer RadioShack files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after losing 90% of its market value as customers turn to online shopping.
Jordan says it has carried out its first air strikes on Islamic State since the group released a video showing the killing of a captured Jordanian pilot.
Crowd trouble forces a 30-minute interruption of Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final victory over Equatorial Guinea.
Is it fair to show alleged molesters online before any legal action?
An electrical goods store in Kampala has become an unlikely contemporary art space for a group of young artists in Uganda who are looking for new ways to get their work noticed
The French and German leaders make an unscheduled visit to Ukraine to discuss a new peace plan with President Petro Poroshenko,
Brian Williams, one of America's top news anchors, apologises after admitting that accounts he gave about coming under fire in Iraq were not true.
While some Americans struggle with too many possessions, others have too few.
The no-nonsense ex-policewoman vying to control Delhi
Police question the treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers' Party over a corruption scandal involving state oil giant Petrobras.
President Barack Obama has called the Dalai Lama a "good friend" and an inspiration for freedom and dignity of all human beings.
At least one prisoner has been killed and four officers wounded at a prison in the Ghanaian town of Kumasi, when inmates tried to escape after a fire broke out, officials say.