Dec 10, 2013
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Pictures of shortlisted entries for top architecture competition
Are French authors too intellectual for English-speaking readers?
Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
The US veteran who wants to open a flip-flop factory in Afghanistan
Polls close in Venezuela after local elections seen as a key test for President Nicolas Maduro, with results expected in the coming hours.
Inspectors from the UN's nuclear agency visit the Arak heavy water production plant for the first time in more than two years.
The Palestinian presidency says it holds Israel responsible for the killing of a 15-year-old youth in a West Bank refugee camp on Saturday.
Items saved from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan
Leaning to wear nine yards of colourful swishing silk
Twenty-one women and girls jailed in Egypt last month over a protest in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi are freed by an appeal court.
A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India helps to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections.
A war crimes court in Bangladesh orders prison authorities to hang Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, months after he was sentenced to death.
Protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev topple a statue of Lenin as they call for closer EU ties and oppose a Russian-led customs union.
Greek lawmakers pass the 2014 budget, which predicts a return to growth after six straight years of painful recession.
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