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Greste family appeal to Egypt's Sisi 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:39:12 GMT 
    The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.

Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:46:14 GMT 
    An average of 13 people a day have been killed in eastern Ukraine since a ceasefire began in September, the UN human rights office says.

Colombia general 'released soon' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:31:48 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels reach an agreement with the government over the conditions necessary for releasing an army general and four others.

Iran frees 'Blogfather' Derakhshan 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:10:11 GMT 
    Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.

Floods fear as US snowfall eases 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:18:30 GMT 
    Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as it melts.

Schools 'too focused on Islam' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:09:37 GMT 
    Damning Ofsted reports on seven east London schools, including six Muslim private schools, are published revealing an over-emphasis on Islamic themes.

Andy Coulson freed from prison 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:13:25 GMT 
    Ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson is released from prison after serving nearly five months in jail for conspiracy to hack phones.

Public borrowing at £7.7bn in October 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:43 GMT 
    Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.

Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:33:47 GMT 
    Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from Labour's front bench after sending a tweet during the Rochester and Strood by-election which is branded "snobby".

In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:54:20 GMT 
    Massive snowstorm hits north-east of the United States

In pictures: Mike Nichols films 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:30 GMT 
    A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols

Day in pictures: 20 November 2014 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:08:45 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 20 November

In pictures: Scarcity and Waste 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:11:28 GMT 
    Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award

Your pictures: Movement 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:39:28 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"

Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:59:56 GMT 
    Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq
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