24 November 2014 Last updated at 15:30

Banker fit for Hong Kong murder trialBritish banker Rurik Jutting (C), charged with the grisly murders of two women, sits in a prison van as he arrives at the eastern court in Hong Kong on November 24, 2014

British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.


Drain where the baby was found near the M7 motorway at Quakers Hill, western Sydney, 23 November 2014Mother of baby left in drain charged

Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.

Tarun TejpalFestival drops rape accused editor

Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.

Media round-ups

Jon Donnison Article written by Jon Donnison Jon Donnison Sydney correspondent

G20 summit: Koalas and 'shirtfronting'

The BBC's Jon Donnison says that despite economic and environmental pledges, this year's G20 summit will be remembered best for the koalas.

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Soutik Biswas Article written by Soutik Biswas Soutik Biswas Delhi correspondent

Why so many Indians flock to gurus

As long as belief in magic and miracle survives and times remain uncertain, India's gurus are assured a place in the sun, writes Soutik Biswas.

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Carrie Gracie Article written by Carrie Gracie Carrie Gracie BBC China editor

World Internet Conference: Has China overcome paranoia?

Will hosting the World Internet Conference finally allow China to overcome its paranoia over the internet? The BBC's Carrie Gracie travels to Wuzhen to find out.

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