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.
Trump Offers 'Compromise' to End Shutdown
His plan includes concessions on immigrants who entered the US illegally when young. Also, UN officials fear one-hundred-and-seventy migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean; deaths in Mexico pipeline blast rise to 66, and people around the world march for gender equality.
Second Korean Summit in Late February
President Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to hold a second summit; White House categorically denies claims that the president instructed his former lawyer to lie to Congress; we report from Bangalore on why beer sales in India are growing.