Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world’s top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth for this year and next.
EU foreign ministers will meet on Monday to discuss the terror threat in Europe in the wake of recent attacks.
Pope Francis has celebrated an outdoor Mass in front of unprecedented crowds in the Philippine capital Manila.
The new edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has gone on sale, with a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad on its cover.
This week's edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will show a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad holding a "Je suis Charlie" sign.
French President Francois Hollande is due to chair a crisis meeting with cabinet ministers on national security after last week's deadly attacks.
World leaders are gathering in Paris ahead of a march in the French capital to show unity after three days of terror that left 17 people dead.
Police in France are hunting for any accomplices of the gunmen who killed 17 people in two days of terror attacks.
Meaux hospital has sent a medical team to the reported hostage scene in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast of Paris, the hospital spokesman told CNN on Friday. He said there were no wounded at the hospital yet, but that might change