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.
Syrian opposition under pressure to attend peace talks / Authorities investigate killings in Brazil / Christiano Ronaldo world player of the year
Ariel Sharon's funeral / Are childless couples happier ? / The highlights of this year's "Golden Globes".
Iran nuclear deal/Hollande partner in hospital/Bor refugees speak
Mourners file past coffin of Ariel Sharon / Mood still tense in CAR after resignation of president / Opposition stages rally in Kiev
In a special programme, the BBC's diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus looks back at the military and political career of the former Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, who has died at the age of 85.
Continuing violence in Central African Republic / Pakistan 'hero' proposed for award.