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Deadly bus attack in northern Kenya 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:30:05 GMT 
    Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab kill at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, officials say.

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.

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.

Iran talks enter decisive weekend 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:30:53 GMT 
    Talks on Iran's nuclear programme enter their final weekend, but there is no sign yet of a breakthrough as Monday's deadline looms.

Bahrain holds disputed election 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:07:45 GMT 
    Voters are going to the polls in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias are urging a boycott.

US to press Turkey over IS role 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:14:18 GMT 
    US Vice-President Joe Biden is to meet Turkey's president, aiming to push for a bigger Turkish role in the fight against Islamic State.

Benghazi report clears US response 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:22:13 GMT 
    A US inquiry finds no wrongdoing by the Obama administration in responding to the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

We can end Ebola in 2015, says Ban 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:16:35 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by mid-2015" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

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.

Floods fear as US snowfall eases 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:30:21 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.

British IS fighters 'killed in Syria' 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:25:04 GMT 
    Two British men are reported to have been killed while fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria.

14 injured in hotel gas explosion 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:00:59 GMT 
    At least 14 people are injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.

VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:38 GMT 
    Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.

VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:36:19 GMT 
    The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.

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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Deadly bus attack in northern Kenya  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:30:05 GMT
Obama defends immigration reform  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:22:14 GMT
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