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22 December 2014 Last updated at 19:22 ET

Pakistan arrests over school attackPakistani police search around the school in Peshawar, 21 December

Pakistan's interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in connection with last week's massacre at a school in Peshawar.


Students graduatingMay targets student visa 'abuse'

Home Secretary Theresa May backs a plan that would force foreign students to leave the UK after their university courses, in a bid to curb illegal immigration.

Parade organised by the Confucius Institute of Indianapolis, US, in May 2011The hard side of China's soft power

A BBC interview with the tough head of Hanban, the body charged with promoting Chinese culture and language, does little to dispel suspicions of political control, says John Sudworth.

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