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.
UN official says thousands have died in S Sudan / Pope's first Christmas Mass as Pontiff / Crowds gather in Bethlehem / Soldier to be tried for helping cat
Egyptian police HQ hit by huge car-bomb / Pakistani Christians live in fear / The Pope's priorities in 2014 / Syrian composer pays tribute to his country's children.
AK47 designer Kalashnikov dies / Egyptian Christians under attack / The video scandalising Dubai / Peter Pan's makeover
Worsening crisis in South Sudan / Growing power of Al Qa'eda's allies in Africa / Death of legendary Colombian singer / Why "Chess-boxing" is on the rise.
UN co-ordinator in South Sudan tells BBC the situation is in danger of spiralling out of control / Iphone China deal / Crime in Kenya / Crunch time for Northern ireland over union flag / Clues about rising sea levels in Greenland.
Kenya train derails into Nairobi slum / UN warning over South Sudan fighting / Australia deploys plane to monitor whaling clashes