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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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