26/12/2012 (2100 GMT)

Syria army police chief defects; UEFA appeals Serbia fine; Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson dies

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Ten Years in White Horse Village

From Village to City

From paddy fields to a gleaming new town: track the transformation of a Chinese village.

Gallery: Exploring Havana

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What could better ties with the US mean for Havana? Newshour went to find out.

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Nigeria corruption

BBC correspondents look at a topic in the news indepth

Fifty Women Who Made It Happen

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Commemorate International Women's Day 2015 with stories from across the world