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Tourists flock to 'see democracy'  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:49:55 GMT
Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors. 
Anger at 'no single women' signs  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:32:23 GMT
Restaurants in conservative Arab kingdom worried about 'flirting'. 
Plastic bag protest in Ivory Coast  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:27:11 GMT
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water. 
Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:28:25 GMT
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam. 
French dad loses adoption fight  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:12:47 GMT
A French appeal court refuses to allow a father to take custody of his biological son, who was given up for adoption by his mother. 
Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:24:15 GMT
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach. 
Cairo building collapse kills 17  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:25:40 GMT
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people. 
US defence secretary to step down  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:54:20 GMT
Chuck Hagel has resigned as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama. 
PM warns net firms after Rigby murder  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:29:32 GMT
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier. 
Girl died after stem cell transplant  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:56:59 GMT
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules. 
Web 'predator' murdered schoolboy  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:51:12 GMT
An "internet predator" admits stabbing to death a 14-year-old boy after meeting him online. 
'100 suggestions' to chair abuse probe  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:03:15 GMT
More than 100 names have been suggested to chair an inquiry into historic child abuse, the top civil servant at the Home Office tells MPs. 
In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:45 GMT
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision 
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:15:29 GMT
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas 
Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT
The best news photos from around the world