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VIDEO: Libya's hashtag of hope

November 18, 2014 - 4:50am
Thousands express solidarity with murdered teenage activist

VIDEO: Final push for Iran nuclear deal

November 18, 2014 - 4:12am
Diplomats from Iran and six world powers are in Vienna in a final push to reach a deal over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

Japan cuts Antarctic whale target

November 18, 2014 - 3:49am
Japan says it will resume its controversial whale hunt in the Antarctic ocean in 2015, but cuts its kill target by two-third.

HK authorities clear barricades

November 18, 2014 - 3:23am
Hong Kong bailiffs clear out part of a protest site near government offices after a high court ruling, but students say they will not resist.

Easyjet reports strong profit growth

November 18, 2014 - 3:19am
No frills airline Easyjet reports a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, helped by strong growth in the number of available seats.

VIDEO: Barricades come down in Hong Kong

November 18, 2014 - 3:13am
Court bailiffs in Hong Kong are clearing out a protest site near government offices after the high court granted an injunction.

VIDEO: The fight to save historic Yangon

November 18, 2014 - 3:02am
Conservationists in Myanmar are fighting to preserve the former capital Yangon's distinctive colonial architecture.

Cameroon under pressure from Boko Haram

November 18, 2014 - 3:02am
The soldiers defending Cameroon from Boko Haram

Japanese shares lead Asian markets

November 18, 2014 - 2:39am
Japanese shares led Asian markets on Tuesday after closing down on Monday on news of a recession in the world's third largest economy.

Miami's Stanton in record $325m deal

November 18, 2014 - 2:36am
Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.

Nine dead after Thai military crash

November 18, 2014 - 2:30am
The bodies of nine army personnel are recovered after their helicopter crashed killing all on board in northern Thailand, authorities say.

Tuesday's gossip column

November 18, 2014 - 2:24am
Arsenal after £24m midfielder, Premier League trio want Xherdan Shaqiri, Liverpool to keep Mario Balotelli, plus more.

Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies

November 18, 2014 - 2:20am
Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura, renowned for his brooding style and stoic roles, dies of lymphoma at the age of 83.

Indonesia raises fuel prices by 30%

November 18, 2014 - 2:20am
The Indonesian government increases fuel prices by more than 30% in an attempt to save the economy more than $8bn (£5bn) in 2015.

Culling to begin at bird flu farm

November 18, 2014 - 12:40am
A cull of 6,000 ducks is due to start following a confirmed case of bird flu at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire.

Blast at Kabul foreign compound

November 18, 2014 - 12:26am
At least two security guards are killed in a suicide car bomb attack at a foreign-run compound in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, officials say.

Australia trade deal buoys education

November 18, 2014 - 12:08am
Australia's international education industry will benefit hugely from a major trade deal sealed on Monday with China, experts say.

BBC man's killer sentenced to death

November 18, 2014 - 12:05am
A man who shot dead BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers in Saudi Arabia 10 years ago has been sentenced to death.

HK authorities clear protest site

November 17, 2014 - 10:40pm
Hong Kong bailiffs are clearing out part of a protest site near government offices after a high court decision last week authorising the move.

VIDEO: Lava field 'bigger than Manhattan'

November 17, 2014 - 10:38pm
A volcano in Iceland has produced a river of molten rock that could cover the entire island of Manhattan in the United States.