There is renewed concern for rising debt levels in the Chinese economy after it posted growth numbers for the final quarter of 2016 that beat expectations.
It started slowly but soon burst into a jubilant street party the size of a city.
A British man has died while working on a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh has been given until midday to leave peacefully.
Americans have long been proud of the peaceful transition of power at the heart of their political system.
Three people are dead and at least 20 people have been injured after a car hit pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne.
Donald John Trump, a billionaire with no experience of government or the military, will be sworn in as America's 45th President and commander-in-chief later today.
Mexico's government has extradited drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to the US, where he is wanted on drug trafficking charges.
Italian search and rescue teams are engaged in a desperate race against time to free people trapped inside a remote hotel hit by an avalanche.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has feared extradition to the United States, says he stands by his offer to go to America.
Trump inauguration: Which artists will and won't perform
Donald Trump will be sworn in as America's 45th President later today, but finding the right soundtrack has not been easy.
The Gambia's ex-president Yahya Jammeh told to leave or be ousted by troops
The Gambia's former president has been given an ultimatum to leave the country or be forcibly ousted by Senegalese troops.