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20 SABriefing: 20 Dec 12 President Putin defends US adoption ban Dec. 20, 2012
The French president, François Hollande, acknowledges Algerian suffering / More China doomsday cult arrests.
19 SABriefing: 19 Dec 12 Polio workers killed in Peshawar Dec. 19, 2012
Pakistan polio campaign suspended after more deaths / India to regulate buses after rape / Strike in La Scala opera house.
18 SABriefing: 18 Dec 12 Polio workers killed in Karachi Dec. 18, 2012
Polio campaigners killed in Pakistan / South Africa's ANC chooses president / The Queen visits Downing Street for Cabinet meeting.
17 SABriefing: 17 Dec 12 Funerals in US town of Newton Dec. 17, 2012
Newton school shooting: first funerals / Sabotage caused deadly Bangladesh factory fire / The robotic arm that plugs into the brain.
12 SABriefing: 12 Oct 12 Nobel Peace Prize Oct. 12, 2012
European Union receives Nobel Peace prize / Botswana court: women can inherit homes / Nepal opens region's first gay games.
Pakistani girl moved for specialist treatment / Russia wants Turkey to explain why it intercepted a suspect Syrian airliner / International Day for Girls.
10 SABriefing: 10 Oct 12 Tributes paid to shot Pakistani schoolgirl Oct. 10, 2012
Pakistani army chief visits shot schoolgirl / The British prime minister says economic fix is "taking longer" / Cricket umpires suspended over allegations.
9 SABriefing: 09 Oct 12 The German Chancellor visits Athens Oct. 9, 2012
Protests as Merkel visits Athens / Pakistani PM condemns schoolgirl shooting / Skydiver to attempt record high jump.
8 SABriefing: 08 Oct 12 Report warns of Afghanistan collapsing Oct. 8, 2012
Maldives' former president is arrested / Protests over Tamil Nadu nuclear plant / Bangladesh Prime Minister reassures Buddhists in Cox's Bazaar / Tackling noise-pollution in Kolkata.
5 SABriefing: 05 Oct 12: Radical Cleric to be Extradited Oct. 5, 2012
Abu Hamza loses extradition appeal / Death sentence for `honour' killings / James Bond at 50.
SABriefing: Syria-Turkey tension mounts Oct. 4, 2012
Tension mounts between Turkey and Syria / India approves foreign investment in insurance and pensions
3 SABriefing: 03 Oct 12 Huge bomb explosions in Aleppo Oct. 3, 2012
31 killed by Aleppo car bombs / India's finance minister promises more economic reforms / Iranian police move against currency protest.
2 SABriefing: 02 October 12: Nigeria killings Oct. 2, 2012
Gunmen have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria: dozens of people are feared dead / President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused the West of waging economic war against Iran, as its currency continues to fall in value / Maldivian MP stabbed to death
1 SABriefing: 01 Oct 12: AU troops enter Kismayo Oct. 1, 2012
AU troops deployed in Somalia's Kismayo / More than twenty killed in Afghan blast / Maldivian ex-President flees trial by boat
28 SABriefing: 28 Sep 12 Bo Xilai expelled Sept. 28, 2012
China expels Bo Xilai from party / 19 killed in Nepal plane crash / Kenyan troops fight to control Kismayo.
27 SABriefing: 27 Sep 12 New austerity budget to be announced in Spain Sept. 27, 2012
Spaniards brace for new austerity budget / Dalai hopes for China Tibet change / Chinese public baffled by "staring" officials.
26 SABriefing: 26 Sep 12 Clashes erupt at Greece protest Sept. 26, 2012
Greece gripped by general strike / Taliban give amnesty to Pakistani minister / Singer Andy Williams dies at the age of 84.
25 SABriefing: 25 Sep 12 President Obama at the United Nations Sept. 25, 2012
President Obama addresses the United Nations / Report: US drones in Pakistan affect social life / Women drivers in India.
24 SABriefing: 24 Sep 12 Palestinian economy Sept. 24, 2012
Israel work permits for 5000 Palestinians / Former Chinese police boss jailed / Climbers still missing after Nepal avalanche.