North Korea: Parade and fireworks celebrate rocket launch

North Koreans celebrated their controversial long-range rocket launch on 8 February with a vast parade and fireworks display. State-run television KRT showed video of thousands of Pyongyang citizens and soldiers along with high-ranking government officials attending the rally in the capital, the day after it launched a long-range rocket carrying what North Korea has called a satellite. Also broadcast by KRT was footage of North Koreans watching the about 10-minute-long fireworks display at Kim Il Sung square but their leader Kim Jong Un was not seen at the event. Feb 8, 2016
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Myanmar speculates about new leader

Aung San Suu Kyi's party is said to be in talks with Myanmar's military to scrap a constitutional hurdle that is keeping her from becoming the next president. Feb 8, 2016

Greece: Police fire tear gas as tempers flare over pensions

Police fired tear gas during a mass rally in Athens on 4 February, as Greeks rallied against government pension reforms needed to meet demands of international creditors. Demanding an end to austerity, about 50,000 Greeks marched on parliament in central Athens. Feb 4, 2016

US election: Donald Trump accuses Cruz of fraud in Iowa caucus

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accused rival Ted Cruz of stealing a victory in the Iowa caucuses during a rally in Little Rock, Arkansas on 3 February. Oh that voter fraud! You know, these politicians are brutal...they are a bunch of dishonest cookies I want to tell you, Trump told the crowd. Feb 4, 2016

Donald Trump: I have ‘much more humility’ than people think

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, well-known for his harsh stance on immigration told CBSs Face the Nation, I do have much more humility than a lot of people would think. Trump, who has the edge in the race for the Republican nomination in Iowa, also defended his decision to back out of the last Republican presidential debate hosted by Fox News. I was treated very, very badly, they issued a statement that was an inappropriate statement, now what happened since then, they have been very, very nice, Trump said. Feb 1, 2016