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President Michel Martelly of Haiti steps down without a successor in place as tension continues over the election of his successor.
Luka Modric scores a superb late goal to give Real Madrid a 2-1 win at Granada and keep their La Liga hopes title alive.
The US is celebrating American football as the 50th Superbowl takes place in Santa Clara.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says the club do not need to deny stories linking Jose Mourinho with Old Trafford.
Gary Neville says he should not be judged yet on his time as Valencia boss following another La Liga defeat.
Chelsea captain John Terry says there is "no communication" between him and the club over a new deal.
Diego Costa scores a late equaliser to preserve Chelsea's unbeaten record under Guus Hiddink and deny Manchester United.
It is fruit warfare in Ivrea as townsfolk throw one juicy party
The UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, saying it will soon adopt a sanctions resolution.
An investigation into the construction of a Taiwanese apartment complex toppled by an earthquake is launched, as hopes of finding more survivors diminish.
Champions Ireland let a 13-point lead slip as Wales fight back to draw a compelling Six Nations match in Dublin.
Four people, including a boy, are killed in Burundi in a grenade attack on a bar in the capital Bujumbura, officials say.
Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain keep Arsenal's title hopes alive as the Gunners beat Bournemouth.
The German arm of Canada's Maple Bank is closed by German authorities over concerns about its financial position.
Inside Out is the big winner at this year's Annie Awards for animation, winning 10 prizes including best film.
A frozen lake being used as a car park at the annual Winter Fest event in Wisconsin, US, melts leaving vehicles submerged in the water.
Algeria reinstates two-term limit on its presidency, seven years after it was lifted so President Abdelaziz Bouteflika could run for a third term.
Spanish police say they have arrested seven people with suspected links to so-called Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups.
Barcelona celebrate Luis Enrique's 100th match in charge with a win over Levante to go three points clear at the top.