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Budapest's underground escape craze

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 09:01
The underground escape games taking Hungary by storm
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VIDEO: Escape games boom in Budapest

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 09:00
Why are people flocking to Hungary in order to try and escape from locked rooms?
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Israel brands peace plan 'gimmick'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 08:14
Israel says a Palestinian effort to set a three-year deadline for it to end its occupation of Palestinian territories is a "gimmick".
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Carbon mission returns global maps

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:36
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory produces its first global maps of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere.
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Staff 'bussed in to plug jail gaps'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:34
Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.
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Defending Sony's 'cowardly act'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:27
Rebutting Sony’s Twitter critics
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Luxembourg speaks for the Dutch

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:26
How Luxembourg came to represent the Dutch
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VIDEO: Sony scraps The Interview worldwide

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:25
A cyber attack on Sony Pictures that forced the cancellation of a major film release is being seen as a serious national security matter, the US says.
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Putin's news conference: Five things we learned

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:11
Five things we learned from Putin's annual review
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Two US states sue over marijuana

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:53
Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.
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'Slenderman' accused to stand trial

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:46
Both girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character are competent to stand trial, a judge says.
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VIDEO: Historic portraits with a modern twist

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:24
Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop tells Focus on Africa why he reinvented some historic paintings with a playful touch of his very own.
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Part of Volcker rule delayed by Fed

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:18
The US Federal Reserve gives Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of the Volcker Rule, a key part of the reforms introduced by Congress following the financial crisis.
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VIDEO: CAR: Child soldier numbers 'doubles'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:47
International relief organisations say thousands of children have been recruited as child soldiers in the Central African Republic.
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Garcia quitting 'new low for Fifa'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:12
Fifa's reputation has been hurt by the resignation of ethics investigator Michael Garcia, says vice president Jim Boyce.
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Tests claim Ebosse died from beating

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:51
New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans.
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UN seeks North Korea ICC charges

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:59
The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.
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US Congress threat to Cuba thaw

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:55
Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy threaten to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility.
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Viewpoint: Obama secures Latin legacy

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:53
Cuba policy secures Obama a Latin legacy
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Balotelli gets one-match ban & fine

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:52
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario post.
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