U.N. delegate on hunger strike

The head of the Philippines delegation to a U.N. conference on climate change has announced he is going on a hunger strike, in solidarity with his countrymen suffering in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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Apology over Remembrance Day film shoot

The director of Brad Pitt’s latest movie apologises for filming war scenes featuring extras in Nazi uniforms on Remembrance Sunday in an Oxfordshire village.

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Tuilagi could miss Six Nations

England and Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi could miss the Six Nations campaign after having surgery on his chest injury.

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Zlatan delivers: Swede to be honored on stamps

Swedish poster boy Zlatan Ibrahimovic has delivered again — the Swedish Postal Service is to honor the Paris Saint-Germain forward with his own range of stamps.

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‘Wrong role model’ in Misbah harming other players: Mohammad Yousuf

ISLAMABAD: Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf on Tuesday urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to appoint Inzamamul Haq as the national team’s batting coach, not hesitating to remark that the current batsmen owe their batting woes to ‘following the wrong role model’ in Misbahul Haq. Yousuf said the team would continue to struggle in registering victories until its batting problems were addressed. ...

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US file-sharing traffic in decline

BitTorrent traffic in the US has dipped, according to a new study, indicating that piracy might be on the decline.

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Express delivery: Zlatan delivers

Swedish poster boy Zlatan Ibrahimovic has delivered again — the Swedish Postal Service is to honor the Paris Saint-Germain forward with his own range of stamps.

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Kenya Westgate attackers were suicide squad: Somalia’s Shebab

NAIROBI: Gunmen who massacred at least 67 people in Kenya’s Westgate mall in September were special suicide commandos, Somalia’s Shebab insurgents said Tuesday, rubbishing reports the men had tried to escape. Members of a “martyrdom brigade”, the gunmen were “brothers who have volunteered to enter into enemy ranks and cause havoc before being killed by the enemy,” the al Qaeda-linked Shebab ...

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German police check new art haul

Police and art experts check 22 artworks found in southwest Germany which may be linked to the huge hoard seized in Munich.

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Scenes of devastation and relief

Surrounded by rubble, children swarm around a public well in this storm-ravaged city, where bodies are still lying in the streets days after a deadly typhoon struck.

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Chinese leaders unveil reforms

China’s leaders end a key meeting – known as the Third Plenum – by announcing a series of economic reforms aimed at overhauling the world’s second largest economy.

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