Trump urges Venezuela to set its country free
The US president has appealed directly to the Venezuelan military to abandon their support for president Nicolas Maduro. Also: Huawei boss Ren Zhengfei tells the BBC that the company will survive despite security concerns, and George Mendonsa - the sailor from the WWII 'kiss' photo dies aged 95.
Seven MPs quit Britain's opposition party in protest at Labour leadership
It's been called an 'extraordinary moment' for British politics, as the MPs announce they will sit as a group of independents. Also deadly clashes in Kashmir as India and Pakistan withdraw their ambassadors. And Shamima Begum - the schoolgirl who fled London to join ISIS - has said she never wanted to be the group's "poster girl".
US senator to probe 'talk on ousting Trump'
The pledge comes after a former acting FBI chief recalls discussions on removing the US president. Also: Pakistan rolls out the red carpet for Saudi prince, and tributes are paid to Ken Nordine - the 'word jazz' creator who has died at the age of 98.
US planes arrive with aid for Venezuela
Planes carrying food and medicine landed in Colombia at the request of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido. The country’s President Nicolas Maduro says he’ll block it, describing it as a “booby trap” set up by Washington. Also: Nigeria’s elections have been postponed for a week, and machine learning software could be responsible for incorrect scientific results.
Mexico border wall: Trump defends emergency move
President Trump said the US was facing an invasion of drugs and criminals and "walls worked". Also: sixty-six people have been killed by gunmen in northern Nigeria and schoolchildren across the UK join a global protest calling for action on climate change.
India says it will 'completely isolate' Pakistan
An Indian minister vows to cut Pakistan off from the world as India mourns dozens of troops killed in Kashmir. Also: Spanish PM sets snap election for April and China closes Everest base camp to tourists.
Trump threatens rare emergency powers to fund border wall
President Trump hopes to avert a shutdown, but faces a legal challenge over his plans to invoke rarely used emergency powers to bypass the political process. Also, the British government has suffered another damaging parliamentary defeat on its Brexit plans, and a huge car bomb in Indian administered Kashmir kills at least forty police officers.
Pence urges Europe to withdraw from Iran nuclear pact
The US vice president has strongly criticised European states for what he calls attempts to break America's sanctions on Iran. Also: the EU has drafted new rules on using copyrighted material on the internet, and what is the formula for finding love on St Valentine's Day?