19 December 2014 Last updated at 17:05

Peshawar spurs Pakistan executionsProtest in Karachi, 19 Dec

Pakistan carries out its first executions since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre.


Police attend the scene of multiple deaths in the suburb of Manoora on 19 December 2014 in Cairns, AustraliaEight children found dead in Cairns

Eight children are found dead at a home in Cairns, Australia, reportedly after stabbings, with the mother of at least seven suffering stab wounds.

Dr Haruko ObokataStem cell scandal scientist resigns

A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.

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