Call for Turkey to end assault on Kurds
BBC News: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:38:11 GMT
France urges Turkey to end its assault on positions claimed by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, as the attacks continue into a second day.
Clash over US Supreme Court future
BBC News: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:17:40 GMT
The death of one of the most conservative members of the US Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia, sparks a battle for its control.
Afghan casualties 'reach record high'
BBC News: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:18:15 GMT
The number of people killed and wounded in conflict in Afghanistan has risen to the highest level yet recorded, the UN mission in the country says.
Egypt overturns protester death verdict
BBC News: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:23:29 GMT
Egypt's highest court annuls a 15-year jail sentence for a policeman accused of shooting dead a protester last year.
China bank chief blames 'speculators'
BBC News: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:52:34 GMT
Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan accuses "speculative forces" of targeting the country's currency, the yuan.
Cliffs fall in New Zealand earthquake
BBC News: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:18:31 GMT
Cliffs collapse in New Zealand during an 5.7 magnitude earthquake in the city of Christchurch, days before the anniversary of the deadly 2011 quake.