The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
BBC News reports from around the world.
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
It is 40 years since a video game was invented which would change the way we play.
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Is genuine liberation for women possible in the Arab world?
In January 1999, a combined rebel force invaded the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown.
Chinese journalists go on strike over censorship.
Sepp Blatter says footballers should not "run away" if they are racially abused by fans.
Owen Bennett Jones meets Grover Norquist the architect of America's 'pledge' on tax
Delhi accused in court; China censorship protests; football racism walk-out
What next for Bashar al-Assad? And Gerard Depardieu accepts a Russian passport.
Obama picks Hagel for defence; Chinese protests; can government ads affect your behaviour?
Tuesday 8 January 2013