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Kenya leader signs tough security law  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:40:03 GMT
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday. 
Appeal against Mumbai suspect bail  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:41 GMT
A Pakistani government prosecutor says he is challenging the bail granted to a man accused of being behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. 
Belarus moves to protect currency  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:03:28 GMT
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble. 
US Congress threat to Cuba thaw  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:55:31 GMT
Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy threaten to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility. 
Kurds 'break IS mountain siege'  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:31 GMT
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken Islamic State's siege of Mount Sinjar, claiming their biggest victory yet against the militants. 
Plea by parents of Aurora accused  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:19:26 GMT
The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty. 
Off-duty PC murder suspect arrested  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:05:15 GMT
A 28-year-old man is detained on suspicion of the murder of an off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre. 
Migration system 'in intensive care'  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:43:32 GMT
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target. 
Murder attempt suspect freed in error  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:27:56 GMT
A teenager suspected of attempted murder has been released from prison by mistake, prompting a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. 
Booking.com fraud network revealed  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:39:11 GMT
Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel agent Booking.com. 
Day in pictures: 18 December 2014  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT
Images from around the world: 18 December 
Your pictures of the year 2014  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:52:07 GMT
A selection of the best readers' photos 
In pictures: US-Cuban relations  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:53:41 GMT
Story of Cuba's relationship with the US 
Picture power: Under the dress  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:37 GMT
Actress America Ferrera red-faced 
In pictures: Pakistan school attack aftermath  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:29 GMT
Families have begun burying their dead