Turkey launches air strikes on US-backed militants in Afrin, opening a new front in Syria.
At least four gunmen launched the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say.
Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know
Women stage marches across the US on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
He is said to have passed away in his famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant near Lyon.
The couple met in school although they only got together in 2015.
Minas Gerais is one of several southern states hit by an outbreak ahead of the carnival season.
North Korea will send 22 athletes to compete in three sports at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Ex-football pro George Weah challenges Liberia's army to a friendly before his inauguration.
Police fire tear gas at protesters and clear makeshift roadblocks in towns across the country.
Francis, who is in Peru, calls on the faithful to combat a "plague" of abuse across Latin America.
Children were among the 15 people who died trying to cross from Syria into Lebanon in a snowstorm.
Fire crews use a rope system to lower the 17-year-old down to the church floor on a stretcher.
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