Brazil: Watch 40-inmate prison break after dramatic explosion

Dramatic footage has emerged showing the moment in which at least 40 inmates broke free from a Brazilian jail, following an explosion through an external wall on 23 January. The video, which was circulated by the Folha de Pernambuco newspaper, shows a man entering the compound shortly before an explosion, which sends inmates running and tumbling over the smoking wall, before many turn back. Two inmates are also depicted running away outside the compound. Jan 26, 2016

Saskatchewan shooting: Hundreds attend church service in La Loche

Hundreds of people in La Loche, a community of 2,600, attended a church service on 24 January, in memory of the four victims of a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan. Canadas government, grappling with a fatal attack in a remote aboriginal town, is very concerned about the tragic and alarming conditions in other indigenous communities, a top official said. Jan 25, 2016

Latest Isis video purports to show Paris attackers and threatens Britain

A video published on 24 January by the media centre of Islamic State (Isis), purported to show images and last statements of nine of the people who took part in the Paris attacks that killed 130 people on 13 November. The footage showed the men delivering anti-Western diatribes and concluded with an apparent threat to attack Britain. Jan 25, 2016

Marina Litvinenko calls for ban and imposition of Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing in London concluded on 21 January. Litvinenko, 43, an outspoken critic of Putin who fled Russia, died after drinking green tea laced with the rare radioactive isotope polonium-210 at Londons plush Millennium Hotel. Jan 21, 2016