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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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Polynesia's billion dollar claim 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:26:19 GMT 
    Overseas territory demands compensation for atom bomb tests.


Nigeria APC party anger over raid 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:35:08 GMT 
    Nigeria's main opposition party condemns a weekend raid of its offices ahead of February's elections and calls for an independent inquiry.


Festival drops rape accused editor 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:45:35 GMT 
    Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.


Ukraine 'will hold Nato referendum' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:32:34 GMT 
    Ukraine's president says he intends to hold a referendum on joining Nato, in a move likely to anger Russia.


Farc warning on release of general 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.


Israeli policeman charged over death 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:41:41 GMT 
    An Israeli border police officer is charged with the manslaughter of a Palestinian teenager at a demonstration in the occupied West Bank in May.


Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:09:42 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.


'Time is right' for new terror powers 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:22:25 GMT 
    The police and security services should get new powers to defend the UK from the biggest terror threat before or since 9/11, Home Secretary Theresa May says.


Llewelyn-Bowen vows action over park 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:07 GMT 
    Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen vows to act after the Christmas attraction he helped to create was forced to close because of complaints


'Abuse risk' for 132 city children 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:32:44 GMT 
    A report finds 132 young people in Birmingham are suffering or are vulnerable to sexual exploitation.


Young and workers at risk of poverty 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:58:27 GMT 
    The elderly and the unemployed used to be most at risk of poverty, but a new report claims it is now the young and those in work who are most vulnerable.


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


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


Day in pictures: 21 November 2014 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:31:30 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 21 November
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