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In 2008 Mumbai Killings, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle
An investigation into how American, British and Indian agencies failed to pull together intelligence streams, including a plotter?s online activity, before attacks that Indians regard as their 9/11.


Obama to See if North Korea Should Return to Terror List
President Obama said he would ?review? whether to return North Korea to the list, part of a broader government response to a damaging cyberattack on Sony?s Hollywood studio.


Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities
Lawyers are scrambling to determine whether normalized relations with Cuba will create a chance to get compensation for lost properties now estimated to be worth nearly $7 billion.


Sports of The Times: In Cuba, Baseball Remains a Grand Preoccupation
In Cuba, from the games on the fields to those played in streets with baseballs wrapped in duct tape or bottle caps tossed with precision, it?s a love pursued amid the ruins.


Trying to Save Russia?s Punch Line of a Car
Russians ridicule their endangered Ladas, but also cherish them. So the Kremlin recruited a blunt Swedish-American executive with long experience in Detroit to overhaul the carmaker.


Munich Journal: He Sees You When You?re Sleeping, and Gives You Nightmares
In Germany, misbehaving children had better watch out. A devilish mountain goblin who tears through the streets as St. Nick?s evil sidekick is making a comeback.


Jordan Executes 11 After 8-Year Moratorium
The kingdom?s last execution took place in 2006, and the hangings of 11 convicted murderers on Sunday prompted criticism by human rights organizations.


Egypt?s President Replaces Influential Intelligence Chief
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi removed Gen. Mohamed Farid el-Tohamy, a mentor, and named Khaled Fawzy, a top deputy in the intelligence service, as his successor.

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•  Kazakh villages in guard wolf craze
Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly buying wolves to guard their land.
•  Helsinki 'lacks luxury hotels'
Finnish capital loses out on chance to host music awards show, because there aren't enough swanky hotels for stars.
•  NZ police apologise to Irish
Police say sorry for wrongly identifying a driver as Irish based on his accent, when he is actually from Auckland.
•  Brits warned over UAE festive fun
Embassy adapts 'Twas the Night Before Christmas to encourage Brits to observe local customs.
•  Russia TV looks to stars over rouble
Pro-Kremlin news channel turns to astrologer to give an optimistic rouble rate forecast.

BBC: World [Video&Audio]
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•  VIDEO: Two NY police officers shot dead
Two New York City police officers are shot dead in their patrol car by a lone gunman in what appears to be an ambush.
•  VIDEO: Indian Ocean tsunami: Aceh 10 years on
Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami struck to see how things have changed.
•  VIDEO: How free are Confucius Institutes?
A large scale school and university education programme, funded by the Chinese government, has been under attack in both the USA and Canada.
•  VIDEO: Barzani praises forces on Sinjar
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani praises Peshmerga fighters on a visit to Mount Sinjar, claiming a "large area" of Sinjar has been retaken from Islamic State militants.
•  VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David
The Italian government is to spend around ?200,000 (156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.

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