Two and a half weeks on from the murder of a key Russian opposition politician, Boris Nemtsov, five Chechen men are in custody, but very few details of the investigation have emerged.
A New Zealander and two Burmese men are found guilty of insulting religion in Myanmar over a poster promoting a drinks event depicting Buddha with headphones.
Derbyshire sign veteran Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan for two spells with the club in the 2015 season.
The French government is pushing forward a series of measures designed to counter Islamic extremism in the country's prisons.
Thousands of people are expected to attend St Patrick's Day parades in towns and cities across Northern Ireland on Tuesday.
There is evidence the Syrian government bombed civilians in the Islamic State capital Raqqa in what may be war crimes, Amnesty International says.
A church service is being held in Carmarthen to mark a month since an 11-year-old schoolboy went missing in a river.
The amount spent on ferrying patients to hospital in taxis soars by almost 50% in a year, figures obtained by BBC reveal.
HSBC closes all accounts on Jersey belonging to customers living in the UK and is among UK lenders carrying out identity checks on thousands of their customers on the Channel Islands.
A court in Myanmar is due to give its verdict in the case of a New Zealander and two Burmese men who are accused of insulting religion.
Explosions on show at Format festival
A centenarian grandmother has now braved the waters in South Africa to go diving with sharks after skydiving a couple of days ago
Malaysia's government unveils plans to create a new airline and signs a $1.5bn (£1bn) deal with Bombardier for 20 new aircraft.
Scientists try to work out how and why penguins waddle
With Islamic State militants threatening Iraq and Syria, is a fully independent Kurdistan more of a possibility?
The government's Fixed Term Parliaments Act was a "mistake", former Conservative cabinet minister Ken Clarke says.
Polls are due to open in the Israeli election, which is expected to be a close fight between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a centre-left alliance.
A senior Kurdish official in Iraq voices concern over the major role of Iranian-backed Shia militias fighting with Iraq's army against Islamic State.
Vanuatu urgently needs food and relief supplies, officials say, as teams continue to assess the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam.
Many people rail against the idea of a nanny state - but people can't be expected to adopt a healthy diet without help, says Prof Susan Jebb.