12 January 2015
France has a new set of numbers etched into its history and many hope a new solidarity, the BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.
Japan reacts with anger as a video is released online appearing to show the murder of hostage Kenji Goto by an Islamic State militant.
Pro-democracy protesters return to the streets of Hong Kong for the first time since the mass Occupy demonstrations ended last year.
Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".
The man who saved thousands of Jews then disappeared
The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal
What could you buy for the cost of a Super Bowl ad?
Round-up of social media trends around the world this week
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week
Does technology make people touch each other less?
Playpens to drones - new ideas to reduce deaths by drowning
The big numbers from the week's news, visualised
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