US Secretary of State John Kerry calls for stronger US-Indian trade ties at an international investor conference ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India this month.
India's Election Commission calls fresh assembly polls in Delhi on 7 February - nearly a year after India's capital was placed under federal rule.
The BBC's Samira Hussain reports from the North American International Auto Show, where General Motors will be keen to put 2014's year of car recalls behind them.
The Malaysian Air Force officer who leaked information to the media following the 2013 election is sacked by a military court.
Icelandic micro-brewery says the beer will be available for one month to mark a midwinter festival.
Divers capture what they believe to be the first photograph ever taken of the live birth of an oceanic shark.
Palestine lose their first Asian Cup match, suffering a 4-0 reverse to Japan in Newcastle, Australia.
Lebanese security forces raid a prison after an investigation found detainees were connected to a suicide attack at the weekend, officials say.
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder speaks to two men released from Bagram, one of the sites singled out in the US Senate interrogation report into the CIA's 'brutal' techniques used on terror suspects.
Images from the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills
Only 45% of new pensioners will be entitled to the full, new, flat-rate state pension in the first five years of the system, government figures show.
The number of people killed after drinking a "poisoned" homemade beer in central Mozambique rises to 69, state radio reports.
Chris Gayle says the decision to leave Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard out of West Indies' World Cup squad is "ridiculous".
Growth in vehicle sales in the world's largest car market, China, halved last year as the country's economic expansion slowed.
The scriptwriter and producer Brian Clemens, responsible for TV hits including The Avengers, New Avengers and The Professionals, dies aged 83.
Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic becomes the first female president of Croatia, winning by the narrowest of margins.
Divers have retrieved the flight data recorder from AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which could help explain why it crashed into the Java Sea.
Richard Linklater film Boyhood wins three prizes at the Golden Globes while Eddie Redmayne wins best actor for playing Stephen Hawking.
Jaguar Land Rover says it will create 1,300 new jobs in the UK to build Jaguar's first sports utility vehicle (SUV).
Pupils and teachers have been returning to the school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar for the first time since at least 150 people were killed in a Taliban attack last month.