1. Failed election candidate paid a gunman to shoot officials

- A man has confessed to helping a defeated Republican candidate carry out attacks on Democrats' homes.
- Demetrio Trujillo says Solomon Pena hired him after failing to win a seat in the state legislature.
- Mr Pena has denied the charges and will stand trial.

2. Ukraine support package agreed by EU leaders
- All EU leaders have agreed a 50B euro aid package for Ukraine.
- President Zelensky says it would strengthen the country's economic and financial stability.
- The first tranche is expected in March.

3. The UN top court can rule on the Ukraine case against Russia
- The UN's top court has jurisdiction to hear a case brought against Russia by Ukraine.
- Kyiv accuses Moscow of falsely using genocide laws to justify its brutal invasion.
- Russia says it is preventing a genocidal attack on ethnic Russians in Donbas.
1. Failed election candidate paid a gunman to shoot officials
- A man in New Mexico has pleaded guilty to helping a defeated Republican candidate carry out shootings at the home of Democrats.
- Demetrio Trujillo says Solomon Pena hired him after failing to win a seat in the state legislature.
- Mr Pena has denied the charges against him and will stand trial in June.

2. Ukraine support package agreed by EU leaders
- All EU leaders have agreed a 50B euro aid package for Ukraine.
- President Zelensky welcomed the new funding, saying it would strengthen the country's economic and financial stability.
- Ukraine expects the first tranche in March.

3. The UN top court can rule on the Ukraine case against Russia
- The UN's top court has said it has jurisdiction to hear a case brought against Russia by Ukraine.
- Kyiv accuses Moscow of falsely using genocide laws to justify its brutal invasion.
- Russia says it is preventing a genocidal attack on ethnic Russians in Donbas.

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