Stories from 7 February 2015
The combination of a newspaper's investigation, a journalist's sharp eye, and an anonymous source have the dance moves of Putin's younger daughter making international news.
The Japanese journalist, who was executed by ISIS in January, logged his heart-wrenching and thought-provoking observations about conflict in the Middle East and Africa on his website and Twitter account.
"Sometimes we get discouraged over things that do not matter. Don’t lay your tools down; there are people out there that are feeding from your thoughts. Keep going."
The flooding has displaced nearly 200,000 people in Malawi, destroyed crops and brought fears of disease. In a region already prone to flooding, the future may hold even worse.
While there were celebratory fireworks after the declaration there were opposing demonstrations elsewhere. Yemen braces itself for yet another period of uncertainty.