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BBC World News - Click, 11/01/2014 GMT, CES 2014: Steambox reviewed

Steambox is potentially a serious competitor to Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox.<p>Its creator Valve made its name creating games and distributing them. Now the company has moved into manufacturing the hardware to play its games and allowing other manufacturers to come up with their own …

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Rebels clash in north Syria, bodies pile up in hospital - monitors | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An al Qaeda affiliate in Syria battled rival rebels across the country’s north on Saturday and dozens of bodies piled up in a hospital in an insurgent-held city, a monitoring group said.<p>A week of infighting between the al Qaeda-linked group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the …

Bangladesh frees opposition leader after two weeks - supporters | Reuters

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh authorities on Saturday allowed opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia to leave her home to attend a meeting, in what her staff said was the first relaxation of a “virtual house arrest” that has lasted more than two weeks.<p>Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson …

Today marks the 12th anniversary of America's Guantánamo prison disgrace

Today, 11 January, the Guantánamo Bay prison "celebrates" its 12th birthday.<p>In case anyone needs a refresher, $4.7bn has been spent running Guantánamo. Nearly 800 men have been imprisoned, many losing over a decade of their lives. Nine have died. The world will never look at America in the same way …

Iran nuclear bill would have consequences, nuclear chief says | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran will have no choice but to step up its uranium enrichment if a bill now moving through parliament is approved, even though it has no current need for such highly-enriched uranium, its nuclear chief said on Saturday.<p>Ali Akbar Salehi reacts upon his arrival to attend the …

BP appeal to stop 'fictitious' U.S. oil spill claims fails | Reuters

(Reuters) - One of BP’s attempts to curb payouts for what it says are “fictitious” and “absurd” claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has failed after a legal appeal was rejected by a U.S. court.<p>A hard hat from an oil worker lies in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on East …

Analysis - A man of war, was Sharon the last leader able to bring peace? | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - As Israel prepares to bury former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, it might also be saying goodbye to the last man capable of enacting the sort of tough decisions needed to secure peace with the Palestinians.<p>Ariel Sharon writes a letter in the Sinai Peninsula during the 1956 war …

Shi'ite-Sunni ceasefire takes hold in north Yemen | Reuters

SANAA (Reuters) - Fighting in north Yemen between Shi’ite Muslim Houthis and Sunni Salafis stopped on Saturday as a ceasefire deal took hold, according to a presidential committee trying to help end the conflict.<p>An artist paints a graffiti depicting men aiming firearms at themselves, in Sanaa …

Former Israeli PM and military commander Ariel Sharon dead at 85 | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, the trailblazing warrior-statesman who stunned Arab foes with his dramatic turnarounds, died on Saturday aged 85, after eight years in a coma caused by a stroke.<p>Sharon left historic footprints on the Middle East through military …