Foreign relations committee backs Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state, paving way for confirmation by full Senate
Dairy farmers launch a protest at the EU Council headquarters in Brussels on Monday.
Mr Trump has signed an executive order to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Manuel Noriega, 82, needs to have a benign tumour removed and has been granted house arrest.
Bernie Ecclestone is removed from his position running F1 as US giant Liberty Media completes its $8bn (£6.4bn) takeover of the sport.
President Pena Nieto vows to defend Mexico's interests without "confrontation or submission".
Officials issued the warning after two suicide bombers carrying infants evaded detection.
Negotiations are underway in Kazakhstan's capital Astana- but who is and isn't taking part?
A woman is removed from an Alaska Airlines flight for berating the Trump supporter sitting next to her.
Iceland is gripped by a rare murder inquiry after a young woman's body was found.
Police said the tunnels had not yet been finished and no-one escaped from the jail in the city of Natal.
A police spokeswoman says "spouses can be spies" and a security risk.
Stolen artworks, cultural items and archaeological items recovered in a European sting operation.
Italian emergency workers find three puppies alive after five days.
County Mayo residents are hit by calls to X-rated TV channel Babestation after a phone number blunder.
Gambians have celebrated the end of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule but things are unlikely to change fast.
Togo coach Claude LeRoy says Kossi Agassa can miss Wednesday's Nations Cup match against DR Congo after the goalkeeper's house was vandalised.
Having a healthy lifestyle "doesn't mean you're going to look a certain way," Miss Canada says.
MPs say weight should be overlooked to combat the military's skills shortage.
The new president is scheduled to host corporate and union leaders and sign legally binding orders.
Nearly three years after Ebola hit Sierra Leone, millions of dollars in funds raised to fight the deadly virus have still not been accounted for.
Weeks before the Dutch go to the polls, Mark Rutte targets people who reject the country's values.
Chief executive contender Carrie Lam's taxi ride for a humble toilet roll sets tongues wagging.
Three men have been arrested in Sweden after an alleged gang rape was live-streamed on Facebook.
Italian officials were warned that the mountain hotel was cut off before the avalanche struck.
A row erupts over Madonna's comments about US President Donald Trump during a speech at the weekend.
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman says he fears there will be a 'chaos presidency'
Culture ministry officials say there is "no excuse" for the blacklisting of thousands of artists.
Texan Christy Kroboth used to have a quiet job in a dentist's surgery. Now she spends her time jumping on animals many times her size - and taping their jaws tightly shut.
Many of the 18.46 million babies born in China last year already had an older sibling, say officials.
More than $11m (£8.8m) is missing from The Gambia's state coffers after its leader's departure.
The opal dubbed the Fire of Australia is back on public display after 70 years in a safe deposit box.
Aerial footage shows the extent of devastation caused by tornadoes in Mississippi in the US, which claimed the lives of four people
The actor was fatally wounded while filming a music video in a bar, Queensland police say.
Concern at fabricated stories on websites prompts a psychological study to help people spot fake news.
Washington group says payments by foreign governments to Trump businesses violate the constitution.
Russian, Iran and Turkey broker the latest efforts to end six years of bloody conflict.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shares a thank you note from Guiliana, who he helped at the 2016 Australian Open.
Richard Ratcliffe says he hasn't heard from his wife since she lost her appeal in Iran.
The deaths come after a ban on the controversial practice called jallikattu is temporarily lifted.
The firm says neither software nor hardware, other than the batteries, were at fault in Note 7 burning.
The PM says the move will ease overcrowding but critics say he is trying to free jailed allies.
Hundreds of people celebrated in Banjul as West African troops entered the presidential compound.
How a design originally drawn in the sand led to the growth of giant supermarkets.
President Trump reveals that Barack Obama left him a "beautiful" letter at the Oval Office, but he keeps quiet about its contents.
Karan Johar has been criticised for not setting an example for gays in India.
Nigeria's largest city Lagos is facing a housing crisis. The BBC's Nancy Kacungira looks at how entrepreneurs are trying to solve the crisis.
GreyOrange is India's biggest robotics company, making machines which support the country's booming online retail industry.
Experts say bread should be cooked to a golden yellow colour to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer.
How Andy Kuper built investment firm Leapfrog, which aims to help pull people out of poverty in the developing world by investing in insurance and healthcare firms.
Austria is working to integrate asylum seekers by teaching them how to ski.
State coffers are said to be empty as troops secure Banjul for the return of President Adama Barrow.
Foreign experts will examine video from where Giulio Regeni is thought to have last been seen alive.
President Trump promised to hit the ground running, so what will his first economic policy steps be?
A total of 19 buildings are demolished at the same time, in Wuhan, China.
The suspect was bailed against the wishes of police five days before the attack, which killed five.
Mr Trump bitterly criticised the North American Free Trade Agreement on the campaign trail.
Bernie Ecclestone could end his reign as Formula 1 chief executive as early as this week, after nearly 40 years in charge.
A musician from Opole in Poland has made 2,000 mini guitars.
Areas south of the capital Santiago are seeing their worst fires in decades.
The charity worker with dual British and Iranian citizenship has been jailed under secret charges.
World Series winner Yordano Ventura and former MLB player Andy Marte are killed in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic.
New White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has warned that the media will be held "accountable".
Donald Trump's chief of staff joins the attack on reporting, vowing to fight "tooth and nail".
A firefighting system involving a jet ski and water-powered jetpack has been showcased in Dubai. Footage courtesy of the Dubai Media Office.
Georgia Galassi ate snow and cried under the avalanche at Rigopiano hotel till rescuers arrives.
Four people died in the path of a tornado in southern Mississippi. Swathes of the south-eastern United States were hit by storms over the weekend.
"Now we can build," a Jerusalem official says, as a staunch Israel supporter takes office in the US.
Chateau d'Oex in Switzerland is hosting its annual hot air balloon festival for the 39th time.
At least 11 people killed in severe weather, including tornadoes, in US state of Georgia - emergency officials
Events had been banned over cruelty in 2014, but many are seeking the legalisation of bullfighting.
Gyorgy Vigh had pulled many children out of the bus when it caught fire near Verona.
Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls is favourite to win the first round of the primary.
In Havana, stray cats and dogs prowl the streets. Responsibility for looking after them lies with the public - as Will Grant found when he befriended a ginger tomcat.
While women marched on Washington DC, why did others march around the world? Here are some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany.
Chapecoense football team has played its first match since the plane crashed that killed most of its athletes.
Brazilian security forces hope shipping containers will separate warring gangs at a prison.
Chile has requested international help to deal with forest fires.
Andy Murray's hopes of winning a first Australian Open title end with a shock defeat by world number 50 Mischa Zverev.
Protesters against President Donald Trump and his supporters give their messages to each other.
But in a wide-ranging interview says it is too early to judge new US President Donald Trump.
Anerood Jugnauth, 86, says he will resign in favour of a younger leader - his own son, Pravind.
The US president insists more than a million attended his inauguration, despite photographic evidence.
A group of young men hopes to put Iraqi Kurdistan on the fashion map - and effect social change.
A team of experts is using DNA technology to identify victims of the Bosnian war of the 1990s.
The BBC's Rayhan Demytrie reports from a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The vet who left behind her home in England to care for Sri Lanka’s street dogs.
The new US President Donald Trump tells the CIA that it has his full support despite feuding with it.
More than half a million people demand to be heard a day after Donald Trump is elected.
A rescue operation is under way after seven coaches and the engine derailed near Kuneru.
Yahya Jammeh quits after trying to cling to power, paving the way for his elected successor to return.
Chapecoense play their first game since the majority of the team were killed in a plane crash on 29 November.
Bad weather hampers the rescue of a scuba diver attacked by a shark in a remote area off Queensland.
Jewellery worth $75m was stolen in 2005 in one of the world's biggest diamond robberies.
Rallies take place as part of global protests on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency/
Four more people were rescued overnight from a hotel in Italy destroyed by an avalanche three days ago.
A day after his inauguration, women around the world march to protest at Donald Trump's election.
Women's rights groups hold rallies around the globe, with some 200,000 expected in Washington DC.
An executive order allows traditional bull-taming contests to resume, bypassing a Supreme Court ban.
The French politician tells fellow far-right leaders 2017 will see a nationalist rebirth in Europe.