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Tunisia rivals in poll dispute 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:56:06 GMT 
    Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi's camp claims victory in Tunisia's presidential election, but his rival says its too early to call.


Driver attacks French pedestrians 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:25:59 GMT 
    A driver shouting "God is great" in Arabic runs down pedestrians in the French city of Dijon, injuring 11, French media say.


US mulls putting NK on terror list 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:27:26 GMT 
    The US is considering putting North Korea back on its terrorism sponsors list, President Barack Obama says, after a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.


Argentine court grants rights to ape 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:05:08 GMT 
    A court in Argentina rules that a shy orangutan who spent the last 20 years in a zoo can be granted some legal rights enjoyed by humans.


Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:56:02 GMT 
    Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.


Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:37:45 GMT 
    Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.


Obama condemns killings of NY police 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:39:01 GMT 
    President Obama says "there is no justification" for the shooting dead of two policemen in New York, amid tension over police tactics in the city.


Pakistan carries out more executions 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:50:45 GMT 
    Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.


Oil price fall 'not Opec's fault' 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:54:12 GMT 
    Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production, blaming speculators and producers outside the Opec group for falling prices.


FBI talks over Lockerbie bombing 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:11:21 GMT 
    Scotland's top law officer has met the director of the FBI to discuss progress in the investigation into the Lockerbie bombing.


Elton John and David Furnish marry 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:34:33 GMT 
    Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish convert their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.


VIDEO: What is the winter solstice? 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:26:22 GMT 
    In the United Kingdom the solstice is a little after 11pm on 21 December this year.


VIDEO: Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:44:46 GMT 
    The Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, is head of a diocese that covers much of the Middle East and talked to BBC News about the last year.


VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:22:02 GMT 
    Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:40:22 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
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