The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Three-quarters of Crimea's population remain without power after pylons which supply electricity from Ukraine were blown up.
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in Iran for more than a year and charged with espionage, is jailed.
The brother of Salah Abdeslam, who is thought to have played a key role in the Paris attacks appeals to him to turn himself in.
The attorney general in Qatar is to launch an appeal against the acquittal of several people over a fire that left 19 dead, including 13 children.
Flowers and candles continue to be put at Place de la Republique in Paris to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks.
Two British couples were among seven people killed when a helicopter crashed into a glacier in New Zealand.
A landslide in the early hours of Sunday morning at a jade mine in northern Myanmar kills 90 people, witnesses say.
The Archbishop of Canterbury says the terror attacks in Paris made him "doubt" the presence of God.
A Turkish Airlines flight from New York carrying 256 people is diverted to Canada after a bomb threat, but no device is found on board.
Malaysia's Prime Minister has announced the formal establishment of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Community.
Members of the band that was playing at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris when gunmen stormed the building last week have spoken out about the attack.
A polar bear in a zoo in the US state of Wisconsin enjoys the first snow of the winter.
Central Brussels was almost deserted on Saturday night after Belgium raised its terror alert to the highest level, as a search for Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam goes on.
Zimasa Mabela is the first African woman to command a navy vessel has been appointed in South Africa.
A wave of toxic mud travelling down the Rio Doce river in Brazil from a collapsed dam has reached the Atlantic Ocean, amid concerns it will cause severe pollution.
A wave of toxic mud in the Rio Doce river in Brazil from a collapsed dam at an iron ore mine reaches the sea amid concerns of severe pollution.
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