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Murray win keeps Finals hopes alive

November 12, 2014 - 1:24am
Andy Murray keeps his ATP World Tour Finals hopes alive with a 6-3 7-5 win over Canadian Milos Raonic in London.

Protest over sterilisation deaths

November 12, 2014 - 1:12am
India's opposition Congress party calls a general strike in Chhattisgarh where 13 women died after sterilisation surgery at a state-run camp.

Payout for arm baked in biscuit oven

November 11, 2014 - 11:39pm
A NZ woman who suffered "mutilating" injuries when her arm was trapped in an industrial oven for 40 minutes receives a NZ$45,000 payout.

Brazil police 'kill six a day'

November 11, 2014 - 10:37pm
Brazilian police have killed more than 11,000 people over the past five years, averaging about six killings a day, an NGO says.

VIDEO: World's most expensive watch sold

November 11, 2014 - 9:50pm
The world's most expensive watch has sold at auction in Geneva for 20.6m Swiss francs (£13.4m).

Yahoo snaps up BrightRoll for $640m

November 11, 2014 - 9:34pm
Technology giant Yahoo said it will buy digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640m (£402m).

The 'heroes' of Burkina Faso's revolution

November 11, 2014 - 9:17pm
The tax inspector and the student who helped oust a leader

Jews reject Russia claims of Ukraine anti-Semitism

November 11, 2014 - 9:12pm
Jews reject Russian claims of Ukraine anti-Semitism

Turkey-PKK peace process 'at turning point'

November 11, 2014 - 9:10pm
Turkey's ceasefire with Kurdish rebels at risk of collapse

The bitter struggle for Syria

November 11, 2014 - 9:09pm
How Syria's president has survived a brutal war

NAB move to settle late fees case

November 11, 2014 - 9:07pm
National Australia Bank has taken the first step towards settling a class action brought against Australia's major banks over late payment fees.

Obama pushes for Asia trade 'legacy'

November 11, 2014 - 8:56pm
Obama hopes for "legacy" trade deal in Asia

Nikkei leads way for Asian shares

November 11, 2014 - 8:56pm
Leading Japanese shares were up on Wednesday, building on their seven-year high hit on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Pittsburgh shares its stories with the world

November 11, 2014 - 8:55pm
BBC Pop Up asks Pittsburgh what stories it wants told

Are we asking the wrong questions about Ebola?

November 11, 2014 - 8:47pm
Are we missing the point about the Ebola outbreak?

Staff shortages at overcrowded jail

November 11, 2014 - 8:41pm
Prisoners and employees are being left vulnerable at HMP Elmley as a result of staff shortages, inspectors find.

Talks on renewable energy break down

November 11, 2014 - 8:24pm
Opposition politicians walk out on talks with the government designed to establish a bipartisan commitment to renewable energy in Australia.

Mali confirms second Ebola death

November 11, 2014 - 8:14pm
A Malian nurse dies of Ebola, the second confirmed death in Mali, but officials say it is unrelated to the first case.

Power behind Qatar's global lessons

November 11, 2014 - 7:20pm
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education