The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Government will give out gift packs for every new citizen born in 2015, to mark Singapore's 50th birthday.
West Brom are in talks with Tim Sherwood and Tony Pulis about their manager's job after Alan Irvine was sacked.
Data that helped hackers access Sony's internal network came from another group targeting the firm, reports the Washington Post.
At least 40 bodies have been recovered from the sea off Indonesia in the search for the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Indonesia's navy says.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says he expects striker Mauro Zarate to move to QPR on loan in the transfer window.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is given a suspended prison sentence and his brother is jailed after both are found guilty of fraud.