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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:50:24 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:55:30 GMT 
    England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.


VIDEO: Knox-Johnston 'not abandoning sailing' 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:25:58 GMT 
    Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race.


VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:37:16 GMT 
    Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"


VIDEO: Trierweiler: 'It wasn't a suicide attempt' 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:22:53 GMT 
    When President Hollande was photographed on the back of a scooter at his mistress' apartment it was a story that made headlines all over the world and it lead to the break-up of his relationship with the First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler.


French fight for economic reputation 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:36:49 GMT 
    Stung by criticism from abroad, leading figures in the French government have launched a PR blitz in defence of their country, says Hugh Schofield.


Military force: Not the way to win? 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:18:04 GMT 
    The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.


Who will be Tunisia's next president? 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:29:23 GMT 
    Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.


Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest? 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:34:05 GMT 
    The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.


Albania opens huge Cold War bunker 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:50:01 GMT 
    A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.


'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:34 GMT 
    A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).


Asia hits highs on China rate cut 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:38:37 GMT 
    Asian shares surged on Monday as investors cheered an interest rate cut in China and the European Central Bank's (ECB) vow to fight deflation.


VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:58:18 GMT 
    The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.


Police make computer hijack arrests 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:21:26 GMT 
    Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.


Google tries ad-free net experiment 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:09 GMT 
    Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.
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