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Kosovo police clash with protesters

January 27, 2015 - 12:41pm
Police in Kosovo use tear gas and water cannon against thousands of ethnic Albanians protesting in Pristina against a Serb minister.

Australia advance to Asian Cup final

January 27, 2015 - 12:32pm
Hosts Australia will meet South Korea in the Asian Cup final after beating United Arab Emirates 2-0 in Newcastle.

Joan Rivers' daughter sues clinic

January 27, 2015 - 12:31pm
Joan Rivers' daughter files a malpractice claim against the New York clinic that treated her mother days before she died.

How do Greeks feel about the future?

January 27, 2015 - 11:33am
Greek hopes and fears for the future after the elections

Litvinenko 'perhaps poisoned twice'

January 27, 2015 - 11:19am
Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been poisoned with polonium "not once but twice", the public inquiry into his death has heard.

Tate reveals BP sponsorship figures

January 27, 2015 - 10:07am
Tate reveals oil giant BP donated £3.8m to its galleries as part of its sponsorship deal over the past 17 years.

Glitter testifies at abuse trial

January 27, 2015 - 10:07am
Former singer Gary Glitter has started to give evidence in his trial for an alleged string of historical sex offences against young girls.

Planet hosts giant ring system

January 27, 2015 - 9:53am
Astronomers say they have discovered a gigantic ring system around a distant planet - the first such structure discovered outside our Solar System.

Four-game ban for AC Milan's Mexes

January 27, 2015 - 9:45am
AC Milan's Philippe Mexes is given a four-match ban after being sent off for grabbing a Lazio player by the throat.

VIDEO: 'Adoring' crowd greets Obamas in India

January 27, 2015 - 9:23am
Crowds of people, including many students, greeted Barack and Michelle Obama on their final day of their trip to India.

World tourism numbers top 1.1bn

January 27, 2015 - 9:16am
Global international tourist numbers exceeded 1.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 4.7% on the previous year, according to the UN.

Burundi army accused of murder

January 27, 2015 - 9:05am
Witnesses tell the BBC that Burundian soldiers killed 17 rebels after they surrendered, but the army insists they were killed in combat.

VIDEO: How US is reporting Winter Storm Juno

January 27, 2015 - 8:51am
Watch how ABC News' Good Morning America programme has reported on the blizzard, as New York City, Boston and other areas in the north-eastern US shut down amid warnings of "crippling" amounts of snow.

Abbott wins Australian cricket award

January 27, 2015 - 8:45am
Sean Abbott is named Australia's young cricketer of the year two months after his delivery led to the death of Phillip Hughes.

VIDEO: Footage shows top Libya hotel attack

January 27, 2015 - 8:35am
Gunmen attack a hotel popular with tourists in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

Day in pictures: 27 January 2015

January 27, 2015 - 8:25am
A selection of news photos from around the world

Syriza's Tsipras faces great expectations

January 27, 2015 - 8:20am
After the promises, new leader Tsipras faces big challenges

Spain jet crash deaths rise to 11

January 27, 2015 - 7:49am
A ninth French national dies following the crash involving a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base, officials say.

Police raid Amazon's Tokyo offices

January 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Japanese police have raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse.

#FreeSpeechStories: Why was one death singled out in Egypt?

January 27, 2015 - 7:38am
Why one protester's death went big on social media