Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital to protest against Boko Haram's insurgency and support the Cameroon army's fight on the ground.
Campaigning has been largely peaceful but analysts say tensions are high before the parliamentary vote.
British artist Banksy makes comment on Gaza's privations in a satirical mini-video that depicts the war-torn strip as a peculiar utopia.
The fire is believed to have started while maintenance work was being carried out on an air cooler.
"Birdman", "Selma" and "The Theory of Everything" are among the winners at the 87th Academy Awards.
Russia's president says Ukrainian troops should be allowed to surrender to pro-Russian forces, as a deadline to withdraw heavy weapons is missed.
Police confirm the identity of Copenhagen gunman Omar El-Hussein, as reports suggest authorities dismissed warnings about his behaviour.
The internet was shocked by the Australian rapper's no-win, while Kanye West's rant about Beck's award trended on Twitter. Here's a Grammy round up.
Chad has deployed 2 500 troops as part of a regional effort to take on the militant group, and the army says it has killed more than 200 insurgents.
The Oscar-nominated actor says he did not foresee "American Sniper" - a film critics say glorifies war - becoming a charged political conversation.