Several leaders, including US President Barack Obama, will visit Saudi Arabia's new King Salman after the death of his predecessor, King Abdullah.
In the wake of King Abdullah's death, Amnesty International head Salil Shetty criticised the Saudi regime for being "insensitive to human rights".
Ukraine tells Davos it has a plan and Russia says it wants the war to end but civilians are still dying.
A cartoon about the attacks on Gaza emphasised Jewishness rather than the Israeli nationality.
The Houthi seemingly captured Sana'a this week, evoking condemnation from the United Nations.
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi remains a virtual prisoner in his residence until authorities commit to implementing the agreement.
Five bodies found near AirAsia flight QZ8501's fuselage bring the total body count to 58 since the plane crashed last month.
In the first round of historic talks between the two countries, the US vowed to continue giving Cubans safe haven, despite Cuba's objections.
The talks aim to restore diplomatic ties and eventually normalise relations between the two, which have been locked in Cold War-era hostilities.
US President Barack Obama warned the Republican-led Congress to end their resistance to higher taxes on the wealthy, saying he won't back down.
An undated video shows a knife-wielding man holding two men captive, threatening to execute them should Japan not pay a $200-million ransom.
Amnesty International is calling on European countries to come clean on their assistance with CIA operations so that justice can be served.
Recordings on the AirAsia flight QZ8501's black box don't show any evidence of terrorist involvement in the crash that killed 162 people last month.
Charlie Hebdo gunman Cherif Kouachi was buried meanwhile anti-Charlie Hebdo unrest in Niger leaves 10 people dead.
The US has criticised the ICC's preliminary probe into war crimes allegedly committed by Israel in Gaza as "counterproductive to the cause of peace".
Doctors have confirmed that a Taiwanese man suffered cardiac failure, ruling it a "sudden death" from prolonged computer gaming.
A Fox News 'expert' is the butt of all jokes for saying the city is a no-go zone for non-Muslims.
The magazine has shown in its defiant "survivor" edition that it remains unbowed, printing five million copies despite a readership of just 60 000.
Sigolène Vinson survived the attack on the magazine and has given a chilling account of how one of the terrorist gunmen spared her life.