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Picture power: Pausing the moment 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:21 GMT 
    Story behind an image of a student protest

Day in pictures: 25 November 2014 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:05 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 25 November

In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:45 GMT 
    Night of unrest follows a jury's decision

The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:15:29 GMT 
    The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas

Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT 
    The best news photos from around the world

Left to the mercy of the Taliban 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:10:39 GMT 
    The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban

How I drank urine and bat blood to survive 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:04:25 GMT 
    How I drank bat blood and urine to survive in the Sahara

Tracing the Ebola outbreak 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:32:42 GMT 
    How one boy’s death triggered Ebola outbreak

Is Band Aid 30 out of tune on Africa? 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:21:35 GMT 
    Why some Africans criticise Geldof over Band Aid 30

Drama in Vienna as Iran nuclear talks go down to the wire 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:21:23 GMT 
    How drama unfolded behind the scenes at Iran nuclear talks

Can Barbie conquer China? 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:22:52 GMT 
    Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?

Day in pictures: 27 November 2014 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:53:17 GMT 
    Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

VIDEO: Why are Thais raising three fingers? 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:52:43 GMT 
    Why are Thais raising three fingers?

Russian oil industry facing deep freeze 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:56:29 GMT 
    Oil production in Russia is hard and getting harder

Anxious times for Turkey's last Christians 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:30:51 GMT 
    Anxious times for Turkey's Christians as Pope visits
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