Assad vows to retake all of Syria
BBC News: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:59:14 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to retake "the whole country", but says the involvement of regional powers means it could take "a long time".
Kenya's Ruto wins ICC witness ruling
BBC News: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:58:30 GMT
International judges in the case of Kenyan Vice-President William Ruto disallow the use of recanted witness statements.
Pope begins historic Patriarch talks
BBC News: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:46:06 GMT
Pope Francis begins a historic first meeting with Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, in Cuba.
Spaniard pulls six-year sickie
BBC News: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:18:47 GMT
A Spanish civil servant is fined after not going to work for at least six years, which was only noticed when he became eligible for a long service award.
S Korea missile plan 'threatens China'
BBC News: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:56:40 GMT
China's foreign minister says a planned US missile defence system to protect South Korea from the North could also be used to target China.
EU gives Greece deadline on borders
BBC News: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:27:00 GMT
The European Union gives Greece three months to fix border controls in a move that could allow other Schengen states to maintain internal controls.