A man charged with crashing a drone into the Empire State Building has apparently tweeted that a policeman had told him it was "fine" to fly there.
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.
The court hearing of a retired French Foreign Legion commander, arrested at a banned anti-Islam rally in Calais, is delayed because of his poor health.
Giant jackpot won by a lottery entrant in the US state of Florida is still unclaimed, officials say, despite massive media coverage.
Irish election leaflet pulled over typo
Turkey stuck between Syrian humanitarian crisis and refugee crisis in Europe
Monday 8 February 2016 marks the start of the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar.
Dissident republicans claim they carried out a shooting in Dublin on Friday in which a man was killed and two others wounded.
More than 50,000 children in Somalia "face death" because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says.
The White House says it will ask US Congress for $1.8bn (£1.25bn) in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas.
The use of a red carpet for the motorcade of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi provokes rare criticism in Egypt.
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Burmese MPs delay voting on a new president, fuelling speculation that Aung San Suu Kyi is negotiating a route to the job.
An eight-year-old girl is the latest survivor to be rescued from a building which collapsed in Taiwan's deadly earthquake on Saturday.
Traditional carnival parades in some western German cities are called off due to storm warnings, but Cologne's procession goes ahead.
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India's telecoms regulator blocks Facebook's limited free internet service as part of a ruling in favour of net neutrality.
There are signs that the three people trapped in a South African gold mine following an accident last week are still alive, a rescue team says.
Australia's top immigration official denies allegations a five-year-old boy was raped at the Nauru migrant detention centre, as ABC admits a reporting error.
Former French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac, who was appointed to clamp down on tax evasion, is to go on trial charged with tax fraud.