Pope Francis and world leaders pay tribute to Benedict XVI
The head of the Catholic Church pays his respects to his predecessor Benedict, who resigned from his post in 2013.
UN seeks top court opinion on Israeli occupation
The vote has been hailed a victory by Palestinians and described as “despicable” by Israel.
Ukraine war: Zelensky tells Russians – Putin is destroying you
Ukraine’s president says his country will never forgive Russians for the terror they have inflicted.
World celebrates arrival of 2023
As the festivities get under way, here is a snapshot of some of the events happening across the globe.
Venezuelan opposition votes to abolish parallel government
Juan Guaidó had Western support in his efforts to force President Maduro out of office.
Ukraine war: Explosions hit capital Kyiv
Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko says there is damage in several districts of the city and one person has died.
Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95
Benedict, who has died at his Vatican residence, became the first pope to resign for 600 years in 2013.
Ginni Thomas: US Supreme Court justice’s wife says she regret her post-election texts
Virginia Thomas’ remarks are among a mountain of transcripts released by the US Capitol riot inquiry.
Barbara Walters: Trailblazing US news anchor dies aged 93
The first woman to front a US evening news programme, she interviewed every US president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
North Korea ends year with ballistic missiles launch
Pyongyang has fired more missiles this year than ever before as it focuses on weapons development.