• Egypt attack: Gunmen kill 235 in Sinai mosque  The gun and bomb assault in Sinai is the deadliest militant attack in Egypt's modern history.    
  • Argentina missing submarine: President pledges inquiry to 'know the truth'  President Mauricio Macri orders an inquiry to find out what happened to the 44 people on board.    
  • Zimbabwe's new president Mnangagwa vows to 're-engage' with world  President Emmerson Mnangagwa vows sweeping changes, after the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe.    
  • Mugabe 'my father and mentor'  Zimbabwe's new president paid tribute to his predecessor and promised to rebuild the country.    
  • Iran hits back over Saudi's prince's 'Hitler' comment  A war of words intensifies after the Saudi crown prince compares Iran's supreme leader to Hitler.    
  • Flies more germ-laden than suspected  Flies' disease-carrying potential may be greater than previously thought, say US researchers.    
  • UK PM: Positive atmosphere in Brexit talks  But the EU says it will still be a "huge challenge" to move onto the next phase of talks next month.    
  • Germany coalition: Merkel and SPD to meet in new bid for deal  Germany's chancellor is to meet her ex-coalition partners, who have refused to renew their alliance.    
  • Tiger shot in Paris after roaming streets  A circus tiger escaped and briefly roamed an area near the Eiffel Tower in the French capital.    
  • Leo Varadkar hopes talks can avert Irish general election  Leo Varadkar says he does not want an election but will continue to back his under pressure deputy PM.    
  • Woman dragged from tracks in narrow escape in Melbourne  A woman in Melbourne, Australia is saved from the tracks moments before the approach of a train.    
  • Hafiz Saeed: US seeks re-arrest of Pakistan $10m bounty cleric  Hafiz Saeed, accused over the 2008 Mumbai attacks in India, has been released by a Pakistani court.    
  • Five Ukraine troops die in heavy fighting with Luhansk rebels  There has been a serious escalation of fighting in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine.    
  • Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled  The family of murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp say the ruling means she can now rest in peace.    
  • London Tube stations reopen after alert  Sixteen people are injured in Tube station panic, as police find no evidence of shots being fired.    
  • Who are the crew of missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan?  Details of the crew of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan which disappeared on 15 November.    
  • Couple get engaged in Ashes Test pool  Michael Langridge proposes to girlfriend Tori Roebuck in the pitch-side pool at the first Test between Australia and England at the Gabba.    
  • North Korean defectors answer 'stupid questions'  Three defectors answer some of the more unusual questions they are asked.    
  • Three dogs help injured woman survive Canadian wilderness  Dog walker Annette Poitras was rescued this week after falling during a hike in the BC wilderness.    
  • World Hacks: How to deradicalise a Neo-Nazi  A former Nazi leader in Germany has developed a system to fight extremism.    
  • Iran football fans' advice for presenter's dress  Russian sports host gets advice on what she should wear when she presents the World Cup final draw.    
  • Quiz: What does John Lennon's final diary entry reveal?  7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?    
  • Israel and Saudi Arabia: What's shaping the covert 'alliance'  Why there's a covert Saudi-Israeli "alliance" after decades of hostility.    
  • How a speedy emergency services app is saving lives  Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that.    
  • What is on the wish list of women in India PM Modi's hometown?  Since 2014, Narendra Modi has promised toilets, which residents in his own hometown are yet to see.    
  • The citizenship saga hampering Australia‚Äôs government  The country's political system has been put under strain by a crisis over dual-nationality MPs.    
  • 'Sexist' inclusive writing row riles France  The government steps into a growing row over gender equality in the French language.    
  • The unknown Indian woman doctor on Google Doodle  One of British India's earliest practising doctors, who also got Queen Victoria to dissolve her marriage.    
  • Rihanna backs a teen sex victim jailed for murder  Celebrities tweet #FreeCyntoiaBrown to support a former teen abuse victim jailed for murder at 16.    
  • Paloma Faith: 'I feel less fragile'  The star says she's "more resilient" since becoming a mum, and reveals how a banana inspired her new album.    
  • Ashes: Steve Smith - just how good is he and how can England get him out?  He is the number one batsman in the world, with a Test average of 60 and rising. How can England stop Steve Smith in the first Ashes Test?    
  • England Women 4-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina Women  England captain Steph Houghton scores twice as her side continue their unbeaten World Cup qualifying campaign with victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina.    
  • Rugby League World Cup: Thomas Burgess on England against Tonga  England can "feel in their guts" the significance of Saturday's World Cup semi-final with Tonga, says prop Thomas Burgess.    
  • Michael Carrick: Man Utd captain reveals he has had a heart procedure  Manchester United captain Michael Carrick reveals he has not played since September due to an irregular heart rhythm.    
  • In pictures: New president sworn in  Crowds gathered in a stadium in the country's capital to see their new president.    
  • Emmerson Mnangagwa: Will he be different from Mugabe?  How different might Emmerson Mnangagwa be from Robert Mugabe, as president of Zimbabwe?    
  • Robert Mugabe: 'The last political king of Zimbabwe'  Zimbabwe's ruling party is intent on retaining power after the earthquake of Robert Mugabe's overthrow.    
  • Emmerson Mnangagwa: The 'crocodile' who snapped back  Zimbabwe's new president has had a volatile political career.    
  • Zimbabwe after Mugabe: What happens next?  Singing and celebration spring from the belief that the worst is over, our Zimbabwe correspondent writes - but is change coming?    
  • Zimbabwean's hopes and fears for the future  Momentous changes in Zimbabwe have left some asking: What next? What happens after Mugabe?