"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket."
- Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:35:53 GMT
- Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence.
- Spain to block Catalonia referendum Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:30:53 GMT
- Spanish government vows to block Catalonia's plan to hold referendum on independence.
- SA probes Mandela interpreter checks Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:20:48 GMT
- South Africa says it is investigating how a man who used fake sign language at the Mandela memorial was given security clearance.
- French care worker held over deaths Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:28:58 GMT
- A care worker at a home for the elderly in Chambery in the French Alps is arrested on suspicion of poisoning six pensioners to death.
- Former Icelandic bank bosses jailed Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:46:38 GMT
- Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing are sentenced to prison in the heaviest sentences for financial fraud in Iceland's history.
- 12 Years leads Globe nominations Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:26:16 GMT
- Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave joins American Hustle as the frontrunner at this year's Golden Globe awards.
- Global cancer cases reach 14 million Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:24:59 GMT
- The number of people being diagnosed with cancer in the world each year has leaped to more than 14 million, the World Health Organization says.
- Kenyatta in appeal for equality Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:57:45 GMT
- Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for Africa to be treated equally on the world stage as his country celebrates 50 years of independence from British rule.
- Mexico MPs scuffle over energy bill Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:08:46 GMT
- Members of the lower house of the Mexican Congress are involved in a heated debate over energy reform, with rivals pushing and shoving each other.
- Cave holds stunning tsunami clues Thu, 12 Dec 2013 02:06:49 GMT
- A cave on the northwestern coast of Sumatra holds a remarkable record of big tsunamis in the Indian Ocean stretching back thousands of years.
- Jupiter moon spouts water into space Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:03:26 GMT
- Giant plumes of water may be spouting from Jupiter's icy moon Europa - one of the likeliest places to find alien life in the Solar System.
- Ignore PM Nigella quotes, says judge Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:57:30 GMT
- The jury in the fraud trial of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi's former PAs is told to ignore complimentary comments made about her by the prime minister.
- Police 'told to leave Queen's nuts' Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:30:17 GMT
- The Queen marked the level in bowls of nuts left around Buckingham Palace as she was "irritated" by police officers eating them, the Old Bailey hears.
- China eye-gouge boy is discharged Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:23:18 GMT
- The Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out in August is discharged from hospital after a series of operations to give him prosthetic implants.
- VIDEO: Snow sweeps across war-torn Syria Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:48:24 GMT
- Wintery storms have swept across Syria forcing roads and schools to close and blanketing refugee camps with snow.
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December 18, 2013
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December 24, 2013
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