The city of Tromsö in Norway is a great destination if you want to see the northern lights. The best time to see this wonder of nature is from January until March.
The Ehrenbreitstein Fortress in the town of Koblenz on the Rhine in western Germany is launching this year's program with bright lights. The light art can be seen every evening until Easter Monday.
Nigeria is both the biggest oil producer and home to the largest economy on the African continent. However, terrorist attacks by Boko Haram have slowed progress on renewable energy in the north of the country.
The prototype for a game designed to entertain pedestrians waiting for the green man has been launched at a traffic light crossing in Hildesheim, northern Germany. "StreetPong" is based on a classic 1972 arcade game.
While the main rebel groups in northern Mali are consulting their grassroots about whether to sign a peace deal with the central government, Bamako has postponed local and regional elections over insecurity in the north.