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Nepalese pretend to bust furniture in #SmashChairChallenge protest

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:30
Frustrated Nepalese smash chairs in protest

Why Latin America should not squander the China boom

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:28
China's investment in Latin America under the spotlight

The challenge for copycat China

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:11
The drive to innovate rather than imitate

India's illegal market for blood

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:08
The desperate patients in India turning to illegal blood donors

South Sudan children swapping guns for books

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:08
Back to school for South Sudan's once-feared child soldiers

New Yorkers ask 'Is that it?'

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:58
While New Yorkers are asking why the city shut down for a few inches of snow, city officials say they're happy they were safe and not sorry.

Islamic State suffers setback in Kobane but battle continues

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:36
Islamic State suffers setback in Kobane but battle continues

Houthis release Yemen leader's aide

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:52
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.

Deadly clashes at UN base in Mali

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:27
At least two people are killed after UN forces try to end the siege of their base in the northern Malian city of Gao, government and hospital sources says.

VIDEO: Survivors place candles at Auschwitz

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:24
Auschwitz survivors have been speaking at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary since the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

Tsipras names new Greek cabinet

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:19
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras forms a new cabinet with Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister and right-winger Panos Kammenos as defence minister.

In the eye of the snowstorm

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:18
A night spent in the eye of the snowstorm

Unison calls off strike by NHS staff

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:52
Unison calls off a planned strike for its NHS members in England which was scheduled for 29 January.

Narine withdraws from World Cup

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:37
Spinner Sunil Narine withdraws from the West Indies squad for the Cricket World Cup after remodelling his bowling action.

Egypt activists lose final appeal

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:17
Three Egyptian activists lose their final appeal against three-year prison sentences they were given last year for violating an anti-protest law.

Child soldiers freed in South Sudan

Tue, 2015-01-27 11:59
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency says.

Japan probes 'new IS hostage video'

Tue, 2015-01-27 11:57
Japanese officials work to verify a video threatening to kill Islamic State hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours unless Jordan frees an Iraqi militant on death row.

Wired dazed after offer goes viral

Tue, 2015-01-27 11:45
Wired magazine apologises to subscribers after becoming "overwhelmed" by demand for a fitness tracker gift offer that went viral on the internet.

Best ever view of asteroid Ceres

Tue, 2015-01-27 11:44
The best image ever acquired of Ceres, the largest asteroid in the Solar System, is now in the hands of science.

Litvinenko lawyer accuses Russia

Tue, 2015-01-27 11:42
Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered for trying to "expose the corruption" at the heart of Russia's "mafia state", his family's lawyer claims.

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