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Female official killed in Herat

January 2, 2014 - 12:14pm
Gunmen in Afghanistan have killed a senior female official in the western city of Herat, police say.
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PM backs 'life means life' sentences

January 2, 2014 - 12:09pm
David Cameron says "life should mean life", as the government considers US-style sentences totalling hundreds of years for serious offenders.
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DR Congo commander 'dies in ambush'

January 2, 2014 - 11:27am
The commander of government troops fighting Ugandan Islamist rebels in eastern DR Congo has been killed in an ambush, a spokesman says.
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Colorado cannabis customers swarm

January 2, 2014 - 11:13am
Hordes of customers brave bitter cold as the world's first state-licensed marijuana industry opens for business in the US state of Colorado.
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Nigella calls court case 'mortifying'

January 2, 2014 - 10:57am
TV cook Nigella Lawson discusses the recent court case in which she was depicted as a serial cocaine abuser in her first TV interview since the verdict.
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Analysis: South Sudan's bitter divide

January 2, 2014 - 10:23am
South Sudan's leaders have failed to live up to independence hopes
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Rwanda exile 'murdered' in S Africa

January 2, 2014 - 10:07am
Exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief Patrick Karegeya was apparently murdered in South Africa, police say.
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John Lewis reports healthy sales

January 2, 2014 - 10:06am
Department store chain John Lewis reports strong sales over the Christmas period, but rival Debenhams says its chief financial officer has resigned.
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Cardiff appoint Solskjaer as manager

January 2, 2014 - 9:56am
Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is appointed Cardiff City's new manager, replacing Malky Mackay.
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Davies to miss most of Six Nations

January 2, 2014 - 9:52am
Centre Jonathan Davies will not return to action until early March, ruling him out of the most of Wales' Six Nations campaign.
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