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- Double attack on key Yemen ministry
- A suicide car bomb followed by a gunbattle at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 20 people dead and 37 injured, officials say.
- Thailand king urges mutual support
- Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej urges people to support each other for the country, in a birthday address amid anti-government protests.
- Rob Ford 'tried to buy crack video'
- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is alleged to have offered to buy a video which showed him apparently smoking crack cocaine, police documents reveal.
- Biden in 'direct' China zone talks
- The US and China had "very direct" talks about China's new air defence identification zone, says US Vice-President Joe Biden.
- 'Loyalists' attack CAR capital
- Forces loyal to the ousted Central African Republic president are said to have attacked the capital hours before the UN votes on sending peacekeepers.
- Mexico radioactive material found
- Stolen radioactive material, cobalt-60, is found in Mexico, but officials warn the thieves may have been exposed to deadly radiation levels.
- Argentine police secure pay rise
- Police officers in the Argentine province of Cordoba get a pay increase after residents take advantage of officers being on strike to loot shops.
- Obama: US must fix 'unequal economy'
- President Barack Obama calls for government action to remedy what he describes as profound income inequality and a lack of social mobility in the US.
- Australia and S Korea in trade deal
- Australia and South Korea agreed on a free trade deal in an attempt to boost trade between the two countries.
- French MPs approve prostitution bill
- France's parliament approves a bill that will impose a fine of at least 1,500 euros ($2,030) on anyone paying for sex.
- Close 'torture camps', N Korea urged
- Amnesty International urges North Korea to close two political prisoner camps, where it says torture is rampant and execution commonplace.
- Brazil to miss Fifa stadium deadline
- Brazil admits that all its stadiums still under construction for the 2014 football World Cup will not be ready by Fifa's original 31 December deadline.
- VIDEO: A taste of Chengdu's famous hotpot
- Chengdu was the final stop of the British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to China, a city famed for its tongue-burning cuisine.
- Chimpanzee 'should be legal person'
- A US animal rights group has filed a lawsuit with a New York court seeking to recognise a chimp as a legal person with rights to "bodily liberty".
- Not guilty plea in US teacher murder
- A student in the US state of Massachusetts who is accused of killing his maths teacher pleads not guilty to murder, rape and robbery.
- Newtown massacre 911 calls released
- Authorities release emergency recordings of callers pleading for police help as last year's school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, unfolded.
- Venezuela: Maduro fixes car prices
- After legislating on the prices of electronics, toys and clothes, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signs a decree controlling the prices of cars.
- Man killed in Argentine looting
- A 20-year-old man is killed in the central Argentine city of Cordoba as groups of people take advantage of a police strike to loot shops.
- Thousands of Eritreans 'abducted'
- Up to 30,000 Eritreans have been abducted since 2007 and taken to Egypt's Sinai to suffer torture and ransom demands, new research says.
- Mali investigators find mass grave
- A mass grave containing 21 bodies is found in Mali by investigators looking for soldiers who disappeared after last year's coup.
- India 'man-eating' tiger captured
- A tiger that is believed to have killed three villagers in the past week in the southern Indian state of Karnataka is finally caught, a senior official says.
- Royal prank call DJ quits radio job
- Mel Greig, one of two Australian DJs behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a UK nurse, has resigned from the radio station which broadcast the show.
- Change EU free movement rules - UK
- Britain wants to change the rules governing the free movement of people across the EU, Home Secretary Theresa May will tell European ministers.
- Storm brings wind and rail shutdown
- There is severe travel disruption in Scotland as high winds hit the UK, with flooding predicted for eastern England later.
- Shot Hezbollah commander buried
- Crowds of mourners in Lebanon turn out to bury Hassan Lakkis, a commander in the Shia militant group Hezbollah, killed at close range on Tuesday.
- Deadly rocket attack in north Syria
- At least 18 people have been killed in a rocket attack on government-held areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, activists say.
- More will not get pension until 68
- The date when the state pension age goes up from 65 to 68 is to be brought forward, Chancellor George Osborne will announce later.
- Car tax disc scrapped after 93 years
- The paper disc that people have had to display in their cars to show they have paid vehicle excise duty is to be replaced by an electronic system.
- Qantas issues profit warning
- Australian airline Qantas issues a profit warning, and says "immense challenges" mean 1,000 jobs must be shed.
- Renault-Dongfeng in $1.3bn venture
- China's government gives the go-ahead for a $1.3bn joint venture between French car maker Renault and state-owned Dongfeng.
- Moody's says Spain economy improves
- Ratings agency Moody's raises its outlook for Spain's economy from "negative" to "stable", saying that conditions are improving.
- England fight back against Australia
- England fight back after an ominous Australian start as the first day of the second Test ends with the hosts on 273-5.
- Fifa asks World Cup protesters for calm
- Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke appeals to dissenting Brazilians to get behind next summer's World Cup.
- Manchester United 0-1 Everton
- Bryan Oviedo hits a late winner as Everton condemn David Moyes's Manchester United to a first defeat in eight games.
- Rockwell painting in record sale
- A Normal Rockwell painting sells for $46m (£28m) in New York, a new record for a piece of American art sold at auction.
- One Direction make US chart history
- The boy band become the only group to have their first three albums go to number one in their opening week in the US.
- Thompson honoured for Poppins film
- Britain's Emma Thompson is named the year's best film actress by the National Board of Review for her role as Mary Poppins creator PL Travers in Saving Mr Banks.
- VIDEO: Lampedusa dead in unnamed graves
- Two months after one of the worst boat disasters off the shores of Europe in living memory, the families of many of the victims are still waiting to be allowed to give them a proper burial.
- VIDEO: On board US navy ship amid China row
- With China and the US at least in dialogue to ease new tension over the new East China Sea air defence zone, what has been the operational impact for US military deployments in the region?
- VIDEO: Abandoned and burnt villages in CAR
- The sectarian and sexual violence gripping the Central African Republic is now the worst it has ever been.
- VIDEO: Afghan concerns over security
- Personal safety and growing fears about corruption and unemployment dominate the concerns of most Afghans, according to a survey published by the Asia Foundation, which helps to shape international policy on Afghanistan.
- VIDEO: One million Greek workers unpaid
- Around one million workers in Greece are going unpaid - some for almost two years.
- VIDEO: Former presidents back Ukraine rally
- Ukraine's three previous post-Soviet presidents have given their support to mass anti-government protesters.
- VIDEO: Banksy works to go under the hammer
- A number of works by the artist Banksy are to be auctioned in Beverly Hills, California.
- VIDEO: Fast food workers in pay protest
- US workers in the fast food industry are planning a wave of strikes demanding pay of $15 per hour, a day after President Obama called the growing gap between the rich and poor the "defining challenge of our time".
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- Waiting for the dead of Lampedusa
- The lonely graves of the victims of Lampedusa
- How photographs told the story of the Vietnam War
- Brutal, striking detail and audio of Vietnam war
- In pictures: Ford Mustang
- Ford Mustang and the history of US muscle cars
- Booming Canada recruits British and Irish workers
- Booming Canadian economy attracts British workers
- Q&A: Arundhati Roy on India editor 'sex case'
- Arundhati Roy on the media 'hysteria' over editor sex case
- Greece's million unpaid workers
- Meeting Greece's million unpaid workers
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