BBC World Service
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French President Francois Hollande insists satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will grow stronger after the new edition sold out in hours.
A US judge dismisses a lawsuit charging Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with crimes against humanity during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Five Yemeni men held at the US jail in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for more than a dozen years are transferred to Oman and Estonia, US officials say.
The BBC's global health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar tries on full protective equipment whilst at an Ebola treatment centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says his government is for the first time prepared to begin talks on a bilateral ceasefire with Farc rebels.
Divers in Indonesia go down to the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the hope of finding its missing passengers and crew.
Amnesty International has released satellite images of the Nigerian town of Baga, showing the scale of destruction after last week's attack by Boko Haram.
A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.
The Australian government scraps its controversial changes to fees charged for brief visits to the doctor.
Two US climbers - who spent more than two weeks scaling El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without climbing tools - reach the 3,000ft (914m) summit.
Hundreds of asylum seekers at the Australian-run Manus Island centre in Papua New Guinea are on hunger strike in protest over their conditions, rights groups say.
Troubled smartphone maker Blackberry sees its shares rise 30% on a report that Samsung had offered to buy it.
Tom Esslemont went to Notre Dame cathedral to see if recent events had worried tourists
West pushes for influence on Europe's frontier
The Indian author silenced by caste protests
The women giving vim to Greece's anti-austerity movement
USS Carl Vinson is an aircraft carrier at the centre of air operations against IS militants in Syria and Iraq.
NBA boss looks for basketball global bounce
Retail giant HM and service station operator Welcome Break are among 37 firms "named and shamed" for failing to pay the minimum wage.
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be sidelined for up to five weeks with a hamstring injury.