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Briton found with throat cut in Bali

October 22, 2014 - 2:09am
A British man is found dead with his hands tied and throat cut on the Indonesian island of Bali, the British embassy in Jakarta says.

GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

October 22, 2014 - 12:35am
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.

US Marine held for Philippine murder

October 22, 2014 - 12:22am
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.

UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

October 21, 2014 - 11:54pm
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.

US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

October 21, 2014 - 11:49pm
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.

Australia MP in court asylum appeal

October 21, 2014 - 10:26pm
An Australian lawmaker writes to the International Criminal Court asking it to investigate the Abbott government over its treatment of asylum seekers.

Asian shares return to positive

October 21, 2014 - 10:17pm
Shares in Asia return to a positive streak on Wednesday, buoyed by strong company results in the US

VIDEO: Is it sinful to pet a dog?

October 21, 2014 - 10:00pm
Many people in the Muslim-majority nation of Malaysia believe it's sinful to be in contact with a dog, but one man is trying to change that perception by putting on a canine event.

Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

October 21, 2014 - 8:53pm
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.

Hong Kong's political haircut

October 21, 2014 - 8:40pm
Politics sparks confrontation in a Hong Kong salon

The Hindu hardliners who see Modi as their own

October 21, 2014 - 8:35pm
Is India's hardline Hindu group RSS flexing its muscles?

Philippines feels force of China travel warning

October 21, 2014 - 8:33pm
China travel warning baffles Philippine resorts

Slumbering lions win top photo prize

October 21, 2014 - 8:24pm
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

Organic genderless gingerbread debated

October 21, 2014 - 8:14pm
They're organic, vegan, and they're definitely not 'men'

VIDEO: The city hoping to be independent state

October 21, 2014 - 8:06pm
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

October 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
How a government minister sought relief for a country in crisis

Canada seized car killer's passport

October 21, 2014 - 7:47pm
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.

Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

October 21, 2014 - 7:12pm
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Cities need more power, says study

October 21, 2014 - 7:05pm
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.

Tales from the India Office

October 21, 2014 - 7:04pm
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf