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Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks'

November 27, 2014 - 8:47am
Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.
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War and Peace to take over Radio 4

November 27, 2014 - 8:42am
A 10-hour production of Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace, featuring John Hurt, will dominate BBC Radio 4's output on New Year's Day.
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Tanzania PM caught in corruption row

November 27, 2014 - 7:59am
Tanzania's prime minister is under parliamentary pressure to resign over alleged fraudulent payments worth $120m (£76m) to an energy firm.
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Indian girls 'killed themselves'

November 27, 2014 - 7:49am
Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.
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Lawmakers seek peaceful smoking spot

November 27, 2014 - 7:46am
Some Hong Kong council members flee their regular smoking area, after being insulted by protesters.
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Yemen raid missed Western hostages

November 27, 2014 - 7:41am
US and Yemeni troops who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were looking for Western hostages who had been moved.
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Spain is not corrupt, says PM Rajoy

November 27, 2014 - 7:24am
Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.
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European MPs want Google break-up

November 27, 2014 - 7:15am
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
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English votes plans 'by Christmas'

November 27, 2014 - 7:04am
Proposals for English MPs to vote on English laws are to be brought in before Christmas, David Cameron says.
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Day in pictures: 27 November 2014

November 27, 2014 - 6:53am
A selection of images news from around the world
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VIDEO: Why are Thais raising three fingers?

November 27, 2014 - 6:52am
A Thai protester says the military government has reacted aggressively to their use of the salute featured in the Hunger Games films.
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Phillip Hughes: Reactions in quotes

November 27, 2014 - 6:45am
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit by a ball.
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VIDEO: Snow and rain calms Ferguson protest

November 27, 2014 - 6:43am
After two days of unrest, the streets of Ferguson in Missouri were mostly quiet on Wednesday night, as Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.
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Japan reporter denies S Korea libel

November 27, 2014 - 6:25am
A Japanese reporter denies defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, at the start of a trial criticised by Japan and local journalists.
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Propaganda warning over Ukraine conflict

November 27, 2014 - 6:15am
Europe's governments told to get out of news business
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India match off after Hughes death

November 27, 2014 - 6:01am
A match between a Cricket Australia XI and India is cancelled after the death of Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Radio host charged over sexual abuse

November 27, 2014 - 5:34am
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi appeared in court to face sexual assault charges.
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Israeli Arab 'second class' protest

November 27, 2014 - 5:31am
Hundreds of Israeli Arabs stamp their Facebook pictures with "second class citizen" to protest at a proposed law.
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Greek services paralysed by strike

November 27, 2014 - 5:15am
A 24-hour general strike over austerity measures shuts schools and public offices in Greece and heavily disrupted transport.
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Hughes injury 'incredibly rare'

November 27, 2014 - 5:01am
The injury that claimed the life of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes has been described as "incredibly rare".
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.