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North Korea partially back online 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 04:10:32 GMT 
    Some internet services have been restored in North Korea after a severe outage, amid a cyber security row with the US.


US to probe Milwaukee police killing 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 04:21:32 GMT 
    The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Milwaukee is to be reviewed after a prosecutor decides not to press charges.


Sydney bids farewell to siege dead 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:55:04 GMT 
    Sydney remembers the victims of the Lindt cafe siege, with the funeral of manager Tori Johnson and a memorial service for barrister Katrina Dawson.


Van driven into shoppers in France 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:59:44 GMT 
    Ten people are injured as a van is driven into shoppers at a Christmas market in Nantes, officials say, with reports the driver then stabbed himself.


Pakistan ready to ramp up executions 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:51:37 GMT 
    More than 50 people convicted of terrorism in Pakistan face imminent execution after the president rejected mercy petitions, officials say.


Pope Francis criticism stuns Vatican 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:00:39 GMT 
    The Pope attacks "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" at the Vatican.


Record anti-Islam rally in Dresden 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 04:13:56 GMT 
    A record 17,500 people turn out for the latest "anti-Islamisation" rally in the German city of Dresden, according to police estimates.


Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:20:06 GMT 
    Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of The Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, dies aged 70.


Tripadvisor fined by Italy regulator 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:38:40 GMT 
    Italy's competition watchdog fines travel website Tripadvisor €500,000 (£392,000) for publishing misleading information in its reviews.


Six people killed in bin lorry crash 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:20:07 GMT 
    Six people have been killed and eight others injured after an out-of-control bin lorry crashed into pedestrians in central Glasgow.


Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:09:59 GMT 
    Beji Caid Essebsi is confirmed as winner of Tunisia's first free presidential poll, but critics say this marks the return of the old regime.


Rouble rallies despite crisis warning 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:50:34 GMT 
    Russia's former finance minister warns the country is entering a "full blown economic crisis" and will enter recession next year.


VIDEO: Belgian PM in mayonnaise attack 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:46:50 GMT 
    Belgian PM Charles Michel is attacked with mayonnaise and french-fries by female austerity protestors from a group calling itself Liliths.


VIDEO: The history of Christmas crackers 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:39:19 GMT 
    Christmas crackers are bound to be a feature of Yuletide celebrations this Thursday, but did you know that they actually date back more than 150 years?


VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:40:34 GMT 
    The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.
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