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Should students carry guns on campus? 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:45:08 GMT 
    In light of mass shootings at schools and universities in the United States, many say the lesson is to keep campuses gun-free. A growing number of students argue if they were allowed to carry guns at college, they'd feel safer.


Kazakh villages in guard wolf craze 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:32 GMT 
    Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly buying wolves to guard their land.


Helsinki 'lacks luxury hotels' 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:36:34 GMT 
    Finnish capital loses out on chance to host music awards show, because there aren't enough swanky hotels for stars.


Kenya leader signs tough security law 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:40:03 GMT 
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.


Appeal against Mumbai suspect bail 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:41 GMT 
    A Pakistani government prosecutor says he is challenging the bail granted to a man accused of being behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.


Turkey issues warrant for Gulen 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:17:08 GMT 
    Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.


Colombia Farc truce follows killings 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:01:43 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers.


Israel launches Gaza air strike 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:37:58 GMT 
    Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.


Plea by parents of Aurora accused 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:19:26 GMT 
    The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.


Off-duty PC murder suspect arrested 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:05:15 GMT 
    A 28-year-old man is detained on suspicion of the murder of an off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre.


Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:48:35 GMT 
    Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.


Millions shopping on 'Panic Saturday' 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:54:06 GMT 
    UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn buying Christmas presents and groceries on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".


Salmond calls for English referendum 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:14:25 GMT 
    Alex Salmond calls for England to hold a "peasants' revolt type referendum" on its own constitutional future.


Day in pictures: 18 December 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 18 December


Your pictures of the year 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:52:07 GMT 
    A selection of the best readers' photos
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