2015 will be remembered as a year of unrelenting news — a year of terror attacks, refugees, triumph and success.
stormed a kosher supermarket in Paris, killing four people. The trio were shot dead by police in separate raids on January 9.
July and August.
saw five doctors in the month before the crash.
including Australian-Colombian national Javier Camelo. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Tunisian government said it was organised by the Al Qaeda-linked Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade.
killing at least 16 people and leaving behind a trail of devastation. It was one of the strongest tropical cyclones to have hit the South Pacific.
spent 11 days on the island, surviving only on squid, bird eggs and coconuts that washed ashore.
Indonesia announced a moratorium on executions.
widespread destruction caused by the quake.
were saved from a similar fate after police intervention.
controversially called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States.
smiled as he shot tourists with a Kalashnikov assault rifle.
documented the deadly consequences of the haze for both people and animals.
prompting money laundering fears.
Mr Tsipras had resigned and called a snap election, which he easily won.
formally identified a piece of wing as part of MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.
another eruption at Mount Rinjani saw more ash pushed into the air.
were so large they were seen by satellites in space and registered on earthquake sensors.
said arrested suspect Adem Karadag was responsible for the attack.
raised the emotional temperature of the debate about Europe's refugee crisis, including in Australia.
was targeting areas not held by Islamic State, adding to tensions between the two former Cold War foes.
Germany had registered nearly 1 million asylum seekers, including over 200,000 in November alone.
took to the streets in the wake of the attack.
Egypt said it found no such evidence.
signed into law in December allowing all couples to have two children.
including 90 at the Bataclan concert theatre. In the following days, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, believed to be the main organiser of the attacks, was killed during a dramatic raid on an apartment building in northern Paris.
described scenes of carnage and chaos after the attack
described the joy of the thousands of NLD supporters as irrepressible.
published a front-page editorial calling for an end to gun violence. The FBI later said the married couple were homegrown extremists, apparently inspired by the Islamic State group.
was showered in fake dollars by a British comedian. Vladimir Putin, meanwhile, said Blatter deserved the Nobel Peace Prize.