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US police kill boy carrying fake gun

2 hours 53 min ago
Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.

Farc warning on release of general

3 hours 7 min ago
Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.

Mother of baby left in drain charged

3 hours 23 min ago
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.

Obama praise for 'President Clinton'

3 hours 37 min ago
Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.

Clarke named in Australia squad

3 hours 45 min ago
Captain Michael Clarke is named in the Australia squad for the first Test against India, subject to proving his fitness.

Price wars lead to food firms closing

5 hours 1 min ago
A supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.

Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong Kong

6 hours 19 min ago
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city

VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain

6 hours 44 min ago
A newborn baby is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.

Second title 'means more than first'

7 hours 38 min ago
Lewis Hamilton says his second world title feels more important to him than the first he won with McLaren in 2008.

New computer spying bug discovered

7 hours 51 min ago
Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.

VIDEO: Nigeria: 'Horrific attack' on traders

7 hours 55 min ago
Islamist militants from Boko Haram have reportedly killed 48 fish traders in north eastern Nigeria.

I take all the blame - Rodgers

8 hours 9 min ago
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.

Diplomats push for Iran nuclear deal

8 hours 16 min ago
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.

Volleyball woman out of Iran prison

8 hours 33 min ago
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained at a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.

England 0-3 Germany

9 hours 6 min ago
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.

VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia

9 hours 47 min ago
Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"

Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

9 hours 56 min ago
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.

Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool

10 hours 31 min ago
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.

Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match

11 hours 17 min ago
A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.

Hamilton wins world championship

11 hours 29 min ago
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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