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The UK has been soft on China over the Hong Kong protest because Britain is economically weak, the Dalai Lama suggests.
How much was 1989 like 1919?
Why is support for guns rising in US as crime falls?
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announces he's "exploring" a presidential bid. Would he be able to navigate the Republican primaries as an establishment candidate better than the 2012 nominee?
Funerals begin in the Pakistani city of Peshawar after the country's deadliest Taliban attack leaves 132 children and nine staff dead at a school.
Marc McNulty sends League One Sheffield United into the League Cup semi-finals at the expense of Southampton.
President Obama will sign a bill imposing new Russian sanctions despite reservations, the White House says.
Rolene Strauss, Miss World 2014, tells Focus on Africa's Peter Okwoche how she feels her African heritage helped her clinch the crown.
Kenyan athletics is facing serious questions after two more runners failed drug tests, as the BBC's Dennis Okari reports.
Hackers targeting Sony Pictures have threatened to attack US cinemas showing the studio's controversial film The Interview.
Online art sales boom, led by Chinese buyers
Atul Gawande on what ails India's public health system
The day Goa won independence, 14 years after the rest of India
England's Alastair Cook says he does not know if he will captain the one-day international team in the 2015 World Cup.
A 13-year-old boy is charged with murdering a 53-year-old man who was stabbed to death as he entered his north London home.
An emergency is declared at Belfast International Airport after the engine of a plane goes on fire.
A body has been found in Pennsylvania woodland by police searching for a man suspected of killing six people in a shooting rampage.
Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.
The family of John Crawford, fatally shot by police while holding a BB gun inside an Ohio Walmart, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the incident.
Everton's Tim Howard accepts that former US team-mate Brad Friedel didn't block his 2003 move to Manchester United.