Zimbabwe: Soldiers accused of a campaign of violence
There are reports of random assaults on opposition supporters. A search for the plane carrying the Argentine footballer, Emiliano Sala, is suspended; a court in Moscow denies a bail application by a former US Marine accused of spying; and "The Favourite" and "Roma" both receive ten Oscar nominations.
Premier League footballer on missing plane
Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which is missing over the Channel Islands. The Argentine striker, 28, was one of two people on board the plane which lost contact on Monday night. Also, the American the Kremlin accuses of spying is to remain in custody in Russia.
British PM rejects calls to delay Brexit
MPs in Britain are due to vote on a modified version of the Brexit deal next Tuesday. Also: Venezuela "foils national guard rebellion" and Decoder - the brain app to improve concentration.
China: 'baby gene-editing' scientist will be punished
China says scientist He JianKui acted illegally and in pursuit of fame and fortune. In November, he claimed to have created the world's first gene-edited babies.
Also, South Africa claims that Zimbabwe asked it for an emergency loan, Israeli jets target Iranian positions around Damascus, and how a designer-fashion project is bringing new dignity to one of India's most disadvantaged communities.
The African Union postpones a visit to DRCongo amidst alleged election fraud
Leaked election data from DRCongo suggests the runner-up, Martin Fayulu, won about three times more votes than Felix Tshisekedi. Also: clashes in Greece over Macedonia name and Tony Mendez - the real CIA spy behind the film Argo - has died aged 78.