15 December 2014
Could a UN plan to freeze hostilities in the embattled city of Aleppo really be a fruitful first step towards reducing violence in Syria, asks the BBC's Lyse Doucet
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.
South Korea's nuclear plant operator is to conduct drills testing its ability to withstand a cyber-attack, after a data leak and threats from a hacker.
Pakistan's interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in connection with last week's massacre at a school in Peshawar.
BBC reporter and Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on
His pickled heart has provided scientists with few answers
The Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit
Why American sports refuse to relegate the worst teams
Germany's drive to promote more women in business
The hard side of soft power in China's Confucius institutes
Tim Burton on the art fraud that shocked America
A weekly round-up of global health stories from the BBC World Service.
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