Hello there! You’re watching BBC World News. I’m Babita Sharma – the headlines this hour.
Another heavy snowstorm has paralyzed Japan leaving twelve people dead and hundreds more injured. The snow has caused power cuts and forced airports to cancel flights.
200 Syrian men are still being questioned, uh, being held for questioning, even, after leaving the rebel-held city of Homs. They’ve told the BBC of life inside the city with no medical care and only grass and stray animals for food.
The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has focused on climate change during his visit to Indonesia telling people they live in one of the most vulnerable countries on Earth. He said climate change is an international problem to be tackled like any other.
And the BAFTA awards in London took place tonight. 12 Years a Slave has won the top prize of Best Film, Cate Blanchet won Best Actress for her role in Blue Jasmine.