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It comes days after President Obama pledged a "proportional response" to the communist country's alleged hacking of Sony Pictures. It's unclear what c...
Tunisian voters chose a figure from the regime of the ousted dictator for president - opting for slow change rather than risking the chaos that has oc...
When a member of Brazil's congress said a female colleague "deserves" to be raped, it set off a national debate about hate speech and congressional im...

World

BBC
Some internet services have been restored in North Korea after a severe outage, amid a cyber security row with the US....
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Milwaukee is to be reviewed after a prosecutor decides not to press charges....
Sydney remembers the victims of the Lindt cafe siege, with the funeral of manager Tori Johnson and a memorial service for barrister Katrina Dawson....
Lyse Doucet on the prospect of change in Pakistan one week after the school massacre...
Asian markets headed lower on Tuesday despite big gains on Wall Street, which closed at record highs overnight....

Europe

BBC
Ten people are injured as a van is driven into shoppers at a Christmas market in Nantes, officials say....
Belgian PM Charles Michel is attacked with mayonnaise and french-fries by female austerity protestors from a group calling itself Liliths....
Ten people are injured as a van is driven into shoppers at a Christmas market in Nantes, officials say, with reports the driver then stabbed himself....
Italy's competition watchdog fines travel website Tripadvisor €500,000 (£392,000) for publishing misleading information in its reviews....
Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of The Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, dies aged 70....

Canada

CBC
The CBC's Calyn Shaw examines where the energy produced by the $8.8-billion dam might go - and whether it will be powering the oilsand...
Preston Manning is now apologizing for the role he played in last week’s defection of Danielle Smith and 8 other Wildrose MLAs to Ji...
Lions Bay search and rescue has confirmed a seven-year-old girl died after being buried by a rock slide in a popular hiking area in th...
A series of earthquakes that struck off the coast of B.C. over the weekend is not a sign that a large quake is imminent, says geologic...
A Canadian man shot by a U.S. border officer at the Ambassador Bridge crossing between Detroit and Windsor is in custody in the U.S. a...

Australia-Pacific

ABC
The era of 24-hour news brings traumatic events directly into everyone's lives. Here's how that can affect people, especially children, and some strat...
A former Westpac bank employee in Canberra who developed a major depressive order after a negative workplace appraisal loses a bid for compensation....
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's new frontbench team is sworn in at a ceremony at Government House....

Middle East

BBC
A historic year of self-doubt, nerves and instability...
Beji Caid Essebsi is confirmed as winner of Tunisia's first free presidential poll, but critics say this marks the return of the old regime....
Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Tunisia...
Sex-slavery trauma of Yazidis seized by Islamic State...
Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production, blaming speculators and producers outside the Opec group for falling prices....

Asia-Pacific

BBC
Some internet services have been restored in North Korea after a severe outage, amid a cyber security row with the US....
Lyse Doucet on the prospect of change in Pakistan one week after the school massacre...
The US troops who go back as part of PTSD treatment...
The UN Security Council begins a rare discussion of North Korea's human rights situation, amid reports of a large-scale internet outage in the country...
More than 50 people convicted of terrorism in Pakistan face imminent execution after the president rejected mercy petitions, officials say....

South-Asia

BBC
Some internet services have been restored in North Korea after a severe outage, amid a cyber security row with the US....
Lyse Doucet on the prospect of change in Pakistan one week after the school massacre...
The US troops who go back as part of PTSD treatment...
The UN Security Council begins a rare discussion of North Korea's human rights situation, amid reports of a large-scale internet outage in the country...
More than 50 people convicted of terrorism in Pakistan face imminent execution after the president rejected mercy petitions, officials say....

Business

BBC
Asian markets headed lower on Tuesday despite big gains on Wall Street, which closed at record highs overnight....
China's national carrier, Air China, is set to buy 60 Boeing 737 aircraft in a deal worth more than $6bn (£3.8bn)....
Not a disaster - but not quite a vintage year...
GPS brings the world to your front door...
The chopping boards made behind bars...
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