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Obama defends immigration reform 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:22:14 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.


Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:11:18 GMT 
    US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kiev, warns Russia of "greater isolation" as Ukraine marks a year since the start of its revolution.


'No new ideas at talks' - Iran 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:25:40 GMT 
    Iran's foreign minister says he has heard "no new ideas" as talks with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme stretch into the evening.


Falklands signs 'regrettable' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:25:22 GMT 
    The UK criticises an Argentine law requiring public transport vehicles to carry signs declaring the nation's sovereignty claim over the Falklands.


Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:38:35 GMT 
    An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.


Chilean colonels jailed for torture 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:24 GMT 
    Two retired Chilean colonels - Ramon Caceres and Edgar Ceballos - are jailed for torturing the father of President Michelle Bachelet in 1973.


Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:39:41 GMT 
    The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.


Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:04:43 GMT 
    Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.


Dutch 'Syria bride' custody extended 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:38:39 GMT 
    A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.


Zambia leader suspended by his party 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:27:27 GMT 
    Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.


DR Congo axe attackers kill dozens 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:45:45 GMT 
    At least 50 people have been massacred by machete and axe-wielding attackers in eastern DR Congo, according to activists.


World's biggest crane ship sets sail 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:02:33 GMT 
    The world's largest crane ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, sets sail from its shipyard in Korea for Rotterdam port in the Netherlands.


VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:18:51 GMT 
    The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.


VIDEO: £3bn to fix crumbling Westminster 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT 
    Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned.


VIDEO: YouTube studios for internet stars 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:27:26 GMT 
    YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
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