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Putin seeks to ease economic fears 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:32:43 GMT 
    President Vladimir Putin seeks to ease fears over Russia's economy, insisting that the dramatic fall in the rouble will stabilise.


US Congress threat to Cuba thaw 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:33:58 GMT 
    Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy threaten to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility.


Sony scraps The Interview worldwide 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:22:40 GMT 
    Sony confirms it has no plans to release the film comedy about North Korea internationally, in any form, following threats from hackers.


'100 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:58:46 GMT 
    Militants storm a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping at least 100, a survivor tells the BBC.


Obesity 'could be a disability' - EU 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:26:29 GMT 
    Obesity can constitute a disability if the health effects have an impact on people's working lives, the European Court of Justice rules.


UN seeks North Korea ICC charges 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:58:19 GMT 
    The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.


Swiss interest rate to turn negative 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:57:25 GMT 
    Switzerland's National Bank says it will introduce in a negative interest rate on cash deposits of more than $10m.


Pakistan bails Mumbai attack suspect 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:12:42 GMT 
    A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, which left 165 people dead. is granted bail by a court in Pakistan.


Kenyan MPs brawl over security bill 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:03:47 GMT 
    Kenyan MPs trade blows and the deputy speaker has water thrown on her during a chaotic parliamentary session which approves changes to a tough new security bill.


Wilders faces charges of incitement 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:51:11 GMT 
    Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is to be tried on charges of inciting racial hatred against Moroccans in a speech, the authorities say.


US boy's 1944 conviction overturned 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:13:33 GMT 
    A judge has overturned the conviction of a 14-year-old black boy sent to the electric chair for murder more than 70 years ago.


Italian film star Lisi dies aged 78 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:44:59 GMT 
    Italian screen actress Virna Lisi, famed in the 1960s for appearing opposite stars including Frank Sinatra, dies at the age of 78.


VIDEO: US navy develops 'fish' robot 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:18:22 GMT 
    The US military has been showing off its latest catch.


VIDEO: Talking Movies' top 10 films of 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:09:41 GMT 
    As the end of 2014 draws near, Talking Movies' Tom Brook picks his top 10 films that have been released in the past year.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:39:18 GMT 
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