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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.


'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.


Bahrain set for disputed election 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:41:04 GMT 
    Voters are to go to the polls in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias are urging a boycott.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Floods fear as US snowfall eases 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:19:35 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.


14 injured in hotel gas explosion 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:06:41 GMT 
    At least 14 people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.


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.


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.


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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