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US mulls putting NK on terror list 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:27:26 GMT 
    The US is considering putting North Korea back on its terrorism sponsors list, President Barack Obama says, after a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.


Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:56:02 GMT 
    Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.


Tunisia holds landmark election 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:48:32 GMT 
    Tunisia, whose 2011 uprising inspired the Arab Spring, holds a presidential run-off with the winner becoming the country's first freely elected leader.


Obama condemns killings of NY police 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:39:01 GMT 
    President Obama says "there is no justification" for the shooting dead of two policemen in New York, amid tension over police tactics in the city.


Pakistan carries out more executions 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:50:45 GMT 
    Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.


Mother charged with Cairns murders 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:04:03 GMT 
    Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.


Jordan ends death penalty moratorium 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:13:36 GMT 
    Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.


Muhammad Ali ill with pneumonia 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:19:30 GMT 
    Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.


FBI talks over Lockerbie bombing 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:11:21 GMT 
    Scotland's top law officer has met the director of the FBI to discuss progress in the investigation into the Lockerbie bombing.


Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:40:27 GMT 
    Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of the Queen, the Beatles and Samuel Beckett among many others, dies aged 89.


Elton John and David Furnish marry 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:38:27 GMT 
    Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish convert their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.


VIDEO: What is the winter solstice? 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:26:22 GMT 
    In the United Kingdom the solstice is a little after 11pm on 21 December this year.


VIDEO: Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:44:46 GMT 
    The Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, is head of a diocese that covers much of the Middle East and talked to BBC News about the last year.


VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:22:02 GMT 
    Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:37:24 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
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‘Living the Secular Life,’ by Phil Zuckerman  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500
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US mulls putting NK on terror list  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:27:26 GMT
Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:56:02 GMT
Tunisia holds landmark election  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:48:32 GMT
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