- South African court to rule on Zuma's Nkandla upgrade February 9, 2016Consitutional Court to make a decision on whether the S African president should return funds used to renovate his home.
- UN finds 'extermination' of detainees in Syria February 9, 2016Report covering 2011-15 period urges targeted sanctions against individuals and groups guilty of "unimaginable abuses".
- Deaths as two trains crash in southern Germany February 9, 2016Police say at least four people killed and scores injured as two trains collide near the town of Bad Aibling in Bavaria.
- The Moscow-Jerusalem axis over Syria February 9, 2016If Syria is now the Kremlin's backyard, then Israel is Russia's much-concerned next-door neighbour.
- India's relationship with Facebook and Free Basics February 9, 2016Regulators deal blow to Facebook's project aiming to bring free basic internet services to phone users in India.
- India blocks Facebook's Free Basics app February 9, 2016Regulators ban service that offered limited internet access to low-income people on net neutrality laws.