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Asian shares mixed on Syriza victory

January 26, 2015 - 4:01am
Asian markets experienced mixed fortunes as investors reacted to the news that the anti-austerity Syriza party had won the Greek election.
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Poland-Russia row over Auschwitz

January 26, 2015 - 3:12am
Poland and Russia quarrel over Auschwitz liberation
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Pakistan's 'weaponised' teaching

January 26, 2015 - 3:04am
Pakistan's desperate measures to protect schools
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Malaysia Airlines website hacked

January 26, 2015 - 2:51am
A hacker group attacks the official website of Malaysia Airlines, but the company says bookings and user data are not compromised.
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VIDEO: Meet the PE teacher who carries a gun

January 26, 2015 - 2:15am
Teachers at some schools in north-western Pakistan have been told they can take guns into school to protect students.
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VIDEO: SAG awards: The highlights

January 26, 2015 - 1:58am
Eddie Redmayne and Downton Abbey are among the winners at the Screen Actors Guild awards.
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Australia to knight Prince Philip

January 26, 2015 - 1:35am
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses Australia Day to announce a knighthood for Prince Philip, sparking criticism from lawmakers.
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Clare's Law abuse disclosures made

January 26, 2015 - 12:27am
A scheme allowing people to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been used more than 1,300 times, police figures show.
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Dalian Wanda invests $1bn in Sydney

January 26, 2015 - 12:26am
Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is set to invest $1bn (£667m) in a real estate development near Sydney Harbour.
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VIDEO: 'Warm hugs' define Obama India visit

January 25, 2015 - 11:16pm
President Obama and the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, say they have reached a long awaited breakthrough on issues holding up civil nuclear co-operation.
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Murray ready for Kyrgios and crowd

January 25, 2015 - 11:01pm
Andy Murray is ready for a partisan home crowd at his Australian Open quarter-final against Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday.
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#FreeSpeechStories: A family feud on the French far-right

January 25, 2015 - 9:25pm
France's Le Pen family split over controversial anti-Muslim video
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VIDEO: Pope replaces doves with balloons

January 25, 2015 - 9:12pm
Pope Francis has released colourful balloons at a ceremony in St Peter's Square to symbolise peace.
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Why is Boko Haram so strong?

January 25, 2015 - 9:08pm
How did Nigeria's Boko Haram become so strong?
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Inside the secret US Air Force UFO documents

January 25, 2015 - 9:03pm
US Air Force UFO secrets revealed
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VIDEO: Soldiers accused as teachers murdered

January 25, 2015 - 8:54pm
The Burmese government say investigations are continuing into the rape and murder of two teachers last week.
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Anti-austerity party wins Greek poll

January 25, 2015 - 8:43pm
The anti-austerity Syriza party wins the Greek general election promising to renegotiate the country's bailout in a challenge to international creditors.
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The camera that captured readers' lives

January 25, 2015 - 8:36pm
The 100-year-old camera that has captured readers' lives
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Five ways an American changed how Sherlock Holmes looks and talks

January 25, 2015 - 8:30pm
The American who changed the way Sherlock Holmes looks
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Eighteen killed in Egypt protests

January 25, 2015 - 8:06pm
At least 18 people are killed in Egypt during street protests marking the fourth anniversary of the start of the 2011 uprising.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").