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Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini are banned from football for eight years; Spain's winners and losers; Taliban gains.
Picture shows Sepp Blatter at a press conference in Zurich on 21st December reacting to news of the ban. (Credit: EPA/Patrick B. Kraemer)
Exit polls predict a win for the ruling centre-right Popular Party, without the seats necessary for a majority in parliament; Israeli widow remembers Hezbollah attack; How a long-running feud about gingerbread was recently laid to rest.
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New parties challenge the old in Spanish poll; The other Syrian jihadists; Making Saudis laugh
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German conductor Kurt Masur, who helped transform the New York Philharmonic, has died at the age of 88; An art installation on Syrian refugee camps; Is Yemen ceasefire holding?
(Picture: Kurt Masur conducting in 2002; credit AFP/Getty Images)
Can the UN's peace proposal deliver? IMF gives more power to developing economies; Jon Stewart, the man who snapped Matisse.
(Photo: Sergei Lavrov, John Kerry, and UN Special Envoy for the Syria Crisis Staffan de Mistura speak at a press conference at the UN in New York. Credit: EPA)
UN agrees draft resolution endorsing a peace process in Syria; Mother Teresa to be made saint after Pope recognises a second miracle; Star Wars breaks box office records on its first night
(Photo: UN headquarters in New York. Credit: AP)