Trump adds Kenneth Starr to legal team
US President Donald Trump will be defended at his impeachment trial by legal heavyweights including Kenneth Starr, who paved the way for former president Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment.
You have not seen anything yet: Thunberg
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters have marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne before many of them head to Davos to challenge political and business leaders.
Ukraine president rejects PM's resignation
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has rejected his prime minister's offer to resign after he was caught on tape saying Zelenskiy - a former sitcom star - knows nothing about the economy.
Iran's supreme leader stands by Guards
Iran's supreme leader has thrown his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards in a rare sermon after their belated admission that they accidentally downed an airliner, triggering days of protests.
Iran 'spooked' by F-35s before jet downing
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Iran's accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner occurred when Tehran was spooked by reports of advanced US stealth fighters in the area.
Worst locust plague in decades hits Africa
The most serious outbreak of desert locusts in 25 years is spreading across east Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some of the world's most vulnerable countries.
Australian Associated Press