BBC World Service
The BBC World Service provides international news and analysis from around the globe in 28 languages. Their global network of correspondents provides impartial news and reports on location.
South Sudanese army captures strategic town / Warning from Iraqi deputy PM to the US / Kurdish women fighting for separate homeland - and for equality / Martin Scorsese on his latest film.
Top Pakistan police officer killed / New Jersey governor sacks aide for 'bridgegate' / Rappers in North Korea.
Syrian rebels fighting Islamists as well as Army / Footballer draws global attention by declaring he's gay / More and more young Britons avoid alcohol.
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan/ British police cleared in 2011 death that sparked riots/ Blackhole appetite gets astronomers excited
Allegations of mismanagement at Syrian aid-agency / Rise in number of smokers worldwide / What happened when Hell froze over.
4 of the BBC's top correspondents speak to Owen Bennett Jones about what the world may expect in the year ahead.